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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 18
Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 5:00 p.m. to 6:56 p.m.
Tom Lukiwski (Conservative)

House of Commons
• Angela Crandall, Procedural Clerk
• Nancy Vohl, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Raphaëlle Deraspe, Analyst
• Ryan van den Berg, Analyst
• Hon. Anita Anand, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Services and Procurement
• Hon. Ahmed Hussen, P.C., M.P., Minister of Families, Children and Social Development
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
• Evan Siddall, President and Chief Executive Officer
Department of Employment and Social Development
• Graham Flack, Deputy Minister, Employment and Social Development
• Lori MacDonald, Senior Associate Deputy Minister, Employment and Social Development and Chief Operating Officer for Service Canada
• Benoît Robidoux, Associate Deputy Minister
Department of Public Works and Government Services
• Bill Matthews, Deputy Minister
• Les Linklater, Associate Deputy Minister, Human Resources-to-Pay Stabilization
• Arianne Reza, Assistant Deputy Minister, Procurement
Pursuant to the orders of reference of Saturday, April 11, 2020, and Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

It was agreed, — That the speaking notes presented by the Minister of Public Services and Procurement be taken as read and appended to the Evidence of today's meeting.

The Minister of Public Services and Procurement, Bill Matthews and Les Linklater answered questions.

At 5:54 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:01 p.m., the sitting resumed.

The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development made a statement and, with Evan Siddall and Lori MacDonald, answered questions.


Kelly McCauley moved, — That the committee request that the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer undertake a costing analysis of building the Joint Supply Ship in Canada and leasing the Asterix and that the report containing this analysis be presented to the Chair of the committee by Thursday, October 15, 2020.

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Ziad Aboultaif, Kelly Block, Francis Drouin, Matthew Green, Majid Jowhari, Irek Kusmierczyk, Steven MacKinnon, Kelly McCauley, Julie Vignola, Patrick Weiler — 10;

NAYS: — 0.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 6:56 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Paul Cardegna
Clerk of the Committee