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Minutes of Proceedings
Philippe Dufresne made a statement and answered questions.
At 2:03 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 2:05 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Michelle Rempel Garner moved, — That the Chair be instructed to present the following report to the House forthwith, provided that dissenting or supplementary opinions, pursuant to Standing Order 108(1)(b), shall be filed with the clerk of the committee within 24 hours of adoption of this motion:
The Standing Committee on Health has met pursuant to its Order of Reference of Monday, October 26, 2020, and recommends the following:
That the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel, when vetting documents under subparagraph (aa)(ii) of the Order adopted by the House on Monday, October 26, 2020, be instructed to prioritize the vetting in the following order: (a) documents, produced by the Public Health Agency of Canada in response to paragraphs (y) and (z) of the Order, concerning vaccines; (b) all other documents, produced in response to paragraphs (y) and (z) of the Order, concerning vaccines; (c) documents, produced in response to paragraph (w) of the Order, concerning rapid testing; (d) other categories of documents which may be specified, from time to time, by the Standing Committee on Health; and (e) all other documents; that all documents be circulated to the committee in both official languages; and
That the Standing Committee on Health may, on the request of the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel, grant one or more extensions of the deadline, prescribed by subparagraph (aa)(ii) of the Order adopted by the House on Monday, October 26, 2020, for his vetting of documents, provided that he shall provide the Committee with a weekly status report on the vetting process..
Debate arose thereon.
Mike Kelloway moved, — That the debate be now adjourned.
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following recorded division:
YEAS: Darren Fisher, Mike Kelloway, Marcus Powlowski, Tony Van Bynen, Sameer Zuberi — 5;
NAYS: John Barlow, Don Davies, Tom Kmiec, Larry Maguire, Michelle Rempel Garner, Luc Thériault — 6.
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:
YEAS: John Barlow, Don Davies, Tom Kmiec, Larry Maguire, Michelle Rempel Garner, Luc Thériault — 6;
NAYS: Darren Fisher, Mike Kelloway, Marcus Powlowski, Tony Van Bynen, Sameer Zuberi — 5.
Douglas Clark and Michell Levine answered questions.
At 3:07 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.