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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 22
Thursday, March 11, 2021, 11:09 a.m. to 1:36 p.m.
Bob Bratina, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Olivier Leblanc-Laurendeau, Analyst
As an individual
• Brenda Gunn, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba
• Sheryl Lightfoot, Canada Research Chair in Global Indigenous Rights and Politics, University of British Columbia
• Thierry Rodon, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Université Laval
• Romeo Saganash
Congress of Aboriginal Peoples
• Lorraine Augustine, President and Chief, Native Council of Nova Scotia
Indigenous Resource Network
• Arnie Bellis, Chair
• Heather Exner-Pirot, Research Advisor
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the committee commenced consideration of the subject matter of Bill C-15, An Act respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Brenda Gunn, Arnie Bellis and Thierry Rodon made statements and, with Heather Exner-Pirot, answered questions.

At 12:21 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:25 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Romeo Saganash, Sheryl Lightfoot and Lorraine Augustine made statements and answered questions.

It was agreed, — That the committee sit past 1:00 p.m. to complete rounds of questions with witnesses.

At 1:36 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Naaman Sugrue
Clerk of the Committee