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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 20
Monday, March 22, 2021, 11:01 a.m. to 1:07 p.m.
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Justin Vaive, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Gabrielle de Billy Brown, Analyst
• Marion Ménard, Analyst
Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists
• David Sparrow, National President and Performer
• Marie Kelly, National Executive Director
• Raj Shoan, General Counsel
BCE Inc.
• Jonathan Daniels, Vice-President, Regulatory Law
• Alain Strati, Assistant General Counsel
Canadian Communication Systems Alliance
• Jay Thomson, Chief Executive Officer
Fédération nationale des communications et de la culture
• Pascale St-Onge, President
• Julien Laflamme, Coordinator, Research and Women's Services, Confédération des syndicats nationaux
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting
• Daniel Bernhard, Executive Director
• Howard Law, Director of Media and National Representative
• Katha Fortier, Assistant to the National President
Pursuant to the order of reference of Tuesday, February 16, 2021, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts.

David Sparrow, Marie Kelly, Raj Shoan, Jonathan Daniels, Alain Strati, Jay Thomson, Pascale St-Onge, Daniel Bernhard and Katha Fortier made statements and, with Julien Laflamme and Howard Law, answered questions.

At 12:04 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:09 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

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

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $1,500, for the study of the relations between Facebook and the federal government, be adopted.

At 1:07 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Aimée Belmore
Clerk of the Committee