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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 15
Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 11:04 a.m. to 12:58 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Bob Bratina, Chair (Liberal)

• Raquel Dancho for Cathy McLeod (Conservative)
• Jenny Kwan for Rachel Blaney (NDP)
• Christine Normandin for Sylvie Bérubé (Bloc Québécois)
Library of Parliament
• Sara Fryer, Analyst
• Olivier Leblanc-Laurendeau, Analyst
Assembly of First Nations
• Marlene Poitras, Alberta Association
Congress of Aboriginal Peoples
• Elmer St. Pierre, National Chief
Native Women's Association of Canada
• Lorraine Whitman, President
As an individual
• Éric Cardinal
Pursuant to the order of reference of Thursday, December 10, 2020, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's call to action number 94).

Marlene Poitras made a statement and answered questions.

At 12:02 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:04 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Elmer St-Pierre, Lorraine Whitman, and Éric Cardinal, made statements and answered questions.

Motion

Arnold Viersen moved, — That pursuant to standing order 108(2) the committee undertake a study on the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline and the potential loss of the Line 5 pipeline in northern and Indigenous communities, that the study take into account but not be limited to the impact on Indigenous businesses, jobs, economic prosperity, self-determination, and mutual benefit agreements as well as the efforts of the federal government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and that the committee report its findings to the House.

Debate arose thereon.

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was negatived on division.

At 12:58 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Naaman Sugrue
Clerk of the Committee