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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 5
Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 3:30 p.m. to 5:32 p.m.
Vance Badawey, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Daniel Farrelly, Analyst
• Geneviève Gosselin, Analyst
• Alexandre Lafrenière, Analyst
The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That the committee observe a moment of silence for the anniversary of the Ethopian Airlines Crash.


Todd Doherty moved, — That committee business on March 12 be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. instead of from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Debate arose thereon.


Chris Bittle moved, — That committee business be held from 5:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. instead.

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Chris Bittle and it was negatived.

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

As an individual
• Sylvain Alarie, Professional Engineer
• Gilles Primeau, Professional Engineer
• Jodi Diamant, Chief Engineer, Airworthiness & Certification, Pratt & Whitney Canada
Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board
• Kathleen Fox, Chair
• Natacha Van Themsche, Director, Air Investigations
Aerospace Industries Association of Canada
• Jim Quick, President and Chief Executive Officer
Bell Textron Canada Limited
• Michael Deer, Airworthiness Specialist
Longview Aviation Capital Corp.
• David Curtis, President and Chief Executive Officer, Viking Air Limited
• Steven Bruce, Director, Design and Certification, Viking Air Limited
• David Joseph Watson, Manager, Airworthiness and Air Safety, De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, February 20, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the aircraft certification process.

Kathleen Fox, Sylvain Alarie and Gilles Primeau made statements and answered questions.

At 4:35 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:43 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Jim Quick, Michael Deer, Jodi Diamant and David Curtis made statements and answered questions.

At 5:32 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Caroline Bosc
Clerk of the Committee