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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 10
Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 3:33 p.m. to 5:47 p.m.
Televised
Presiding

House of Commons
• Evelyn Lukyniuk, Procedural Clerk
 
Library of Parliament
• Alison Clegg, Analyst
• Natacha Kramski, Analyst
• Ross Linden-Fraser, Analyst
The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

The Chair presented the Second Report from the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure, which read as follows:

Your subcommittee met on Thursday, December 3, 2020, to consider the business of the committee and agreed to make the following recommendations:

1. That, for its meeting of Wednesday, December 9, 2020, in relation to the enforcement of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act study, the committee invite Mr. Amir Attaran from the University of Ottawa, Mr. Muhannad Malas from Environmental Defence and a third witness at the discretion of the Chair.

It was agreed, — That the Second Report from the subcommittee be concurred in.

As an individual
• David Wright, Retired Crown Prosecutor in Ontario
Environmental Defence Canada
• Muhannad Malas, Program Manager, Toxics
International Council on Clean Transportation
• Ben Sharpe, Senior Researcher and Canada Lead
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, November 2, 2020, the committee commenced its study of enforcement of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.

Muhannad Malas, David Wright and Ben Sharpe made statements and answered questions.

At 5:14 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:22 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

The Chair presented the Third Report from the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure, which read as follows:

Your subcommittee met on Thursday, December 3, 2020, to consider the business of the committee and agreed to make the following recommendations:

1. That, in relation to the enforcement of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act study, the committee adopt the proposed work plan prepared by the analysts, with additional witnesses to be added when possible, at the discretion of the Chair.

2. That, in relation to the draft report on the Zero Emission Vehicles study, the committee adopt the proposed outline.

It was agreed, — That the Third Report from the subcommittee be concurred in.

At 5:47 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Alexandre Roger
Clerk of the Committee