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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 30
Thursday, April 29, 2021, 5:03 p.m. to 6:09 p.m.
Webcast
Presiding
Sean Casey, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Elizabeth Cahill, Analyst
• Eleni Kachulis, Analyst
• Mayra Perez-Leclerc, Analyst
The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

Motion

Ryan Turnbull moved, — That, as the next order of business, the committee undertake a study on social innovation and social finance, outlining how these strategies can contribute to building a more inclusive, resilient, and sustainable economy as we look towards economic recovery, and that this study shall take no less than six meetings.

Debate arose thereon.

Motion

Raquel Dancho moved, — That the debate be now adjourned.

The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Colin Carrie, Louise Chabot, Raquel Dancho, Corey Tochor, Brad Vis — 5;

NAYS: Han Dong, Leah Gazan, Wayne Long, Ryan Turnbull, Adam Vaughan, Kate Young — 6.

The Committee resumed consideration of the motion of Ryan Turnbull, — That, as the next order of business, the committee undertake a study on social innovation and social finance, outlining how these strategies can contribute to building a more inclusive, resilient, and sustainable economy as we look towards economic recovery, and that this study shall take no less than six meetings.

The debate continued.

Amendment

Adam Vaughan moved, — That the motion be amended by replacing the words “six meetings” with the words “three meetings; and that the study be followed by a study on guaranteed basic income for three meetings, followed by a study on the impact of COVID-19 on the financial, social, health and overall wellbeing of seniors for three meetings, followed by a study proposed by the Bloc Québécois member”.

A point of order was raised as to the procedural acceptability of the proposed amendment.

RULING BY THE CHAIR

The Chair ruled the proposed amendment admissible.

The Committee resumed consideration of the amendment of Adam Vaughan, — That the motion be amended by replacing the words “six meetings” with the words “three meetings; and that the study be followed by a study on guaranteed basic income for three meetings, followed by a study on the impact of COVID-19 on the financial, social, health and overall wellbeing of seniors for three meetings, followed by a study proposed by the Bloc Québécois member”.

The debate continued.

Motion

Corey Tochor moved, — That the committee do now adjourn.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Colin Carrie, Louise Chabot, Raquel Dancho, Leah Gazan, Corey Tochor, Brad Vis — 6;

NAYS: Han Dong, Wayne Long, Ryan Turnbull, Adam Vaughan, Kate Young — 5.

At 6:09 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Danielle Widmer
Clerk of the Committee