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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 14
Friday, February 5, 2021, 1:01 p.m. to 3:25 p.m.
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Nancy Vohl, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Gabrielle de Billy Brown, Analyst
• Marion Ménard, Analyst
The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.


Martin Champoux moved, — That all documents presented as part of the committee’s work be edited and proofread first by the Translation Bureau to ensure that all committee members can work equally effectively in the official language of their choice.

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

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
• Monika Ille, Chief Executive Officer
• Joel Fortune, Legal Advisor
As an individual
• Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-Commerce Law, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
Association québécoise de l'industrie du disque, du spectacle et de la vidéo
• Solange Drouin, Vice-President, Public Affairs and Director General
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting
• Daniel Bernhard, Executive Director
Union des Artistes
• Sophie Prégent, President
• Pascale St-Onge, President of Fédération nationale des communications et de la culture
• Julien Laflamme, Coordinator, Research and Women's Services, Confédération des syndicats nationaux
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, December 7, 2020, the committee resumed consideration of the subject matter of Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts.

Monika Ille, Michael Geist and Solange Drouin made statements and, with Joel Fortune, answered questions.

At 2:02 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 2:10 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Daniel Bernhard and Sophie Prégent made statements and, with Pascale St-Onge, answered questions.

At 2:41 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 2:41 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

At 3:15 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 3:17 p.m., the sitting resumed.

At 3:25 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Aimée Belmore
Clerk of the Committee