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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 6
Thursday, February 27, 2020, 11:03 to 1:01
Televised
Presiding
Sherry Romanado, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Sarah Lemelin-Bellerose, Analyst
• Francis Lord, Analyst
• Hon. Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development
Department of Industry
• Simon Kennedy, Deputy Minister
• Douglas McConnachie, Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Management Sector
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the committee commenced consideration of the Supplementary Estimates (B), 2019-20: Votes 1b and 5b under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Vote 5b under Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 5b and 10b under Canadian Space Agency, Votes 1b and 10b under Department of Industry, Votes 1b and 5b under Department of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1b and 5b under Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1b and 5b under Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 5b and 10b under National Research Council of Canada, Vote 5b under Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, referred to the committee on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

The Chair called Vote 1b under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.

Simon Kennedy made a statement and, with Douglas McConnachie, answered questions.

At 12:01 , the sitting was suspended.

At 12:06 , the sitting resumed.

The Minister made a statement and, with Simon Kennedy and Douglas McConnachie, answered questions.

On motion of Michelle Rempel Garner, it was agreed, — That the government table with committee all documentation related to the decision to write off the loans given to Atlantic Wallboard and Bayside Realties under ACOA.

By unanimous consent, the Chair called Vote 5b under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Vote 5b under Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 5b and 10b under Canadian Space Agency, Votes 1b and 10b under Department of Industry, Votes 1b and 5b under Department of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1b and 5b under Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1b and 5b under Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 5b and 10b under National Research Council of Canada, Vote 5b under Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Vote 5a under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.

Votes 1b and 5b under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Vote 5b under Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 5b and 10b under Canadian Space Agency, Votes 1b and 10b under Department of Industry, Votes 1b and 5b under Department of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1b and 5b under Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1b and 5b under Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 5b and 10b under National Research Council of Canada, Vote 5b under Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Vote 5a under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency carried on divison.

ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report Votes 1b and 5b under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Vote 5b under Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 5b and 10b under Canadian Space Agency, Votes 1b and 10b under Department of Industry, Votes 1b and 5b under Department of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1b and 5b under Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1b and 5b under Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 5b and 10b under National Research Council of Canada, Vote 5b under Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Vote 5a under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency in the Supplementary Estimates (B), 2019-20, to the House.

At 1:01 , the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee