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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 5
Monday, November 16, 2020, 10:59 a.m. to 1:13 p.m.
In Camera
Scott Simms, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Gabrielle de Billy Brown, Analyst
The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That the committee study the relations between Facebook and the federal government by (a) inviting, among others: the Minister of Canadian Heritage; Kevin Chan, Global Director and Head of Public Policy of Facebook Canada; the Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage; and (b) request all emails regarding job postings from Facebook and shared by Canadian Heritage, since November 2015.

At 11:35 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:03 p.m., the sitting resumed in a public and televised session.

As an individual
• Romeo Saganash
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation
• Stephanie Scott, Acting Director
• Stephen Kakfwi, Governing Circle Member
Orange Shirt Society
• Phyllis Webstad, Executive Director, Founder of Orange Shirt Day
Pursuant to the order of reference of Monday, November 2, 2020, the committee commenced consideration of Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation).

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

At 1:13 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Thomas Bigelow
Clerk of the Committee