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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 3
Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 6:36 p.m. to 8:28 p.m.
Bob Bratina, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Olivier Leblanc-Laurendeau, Analyst
• Hon. Carolyn Bennett, P.C., M.P., Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations
• Hon. Marc Miller, P.C., M.P., Minister of Indigenous Services
• Hon. Dan Vandal, P.C., M.P., Minister of Northern Affairs
Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs
• Serge Beaudoin, Assistant Deputy Minister, Northern Affairs Organization
• Annie Boudreau, Acting Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy and Strategic Direction Sector
• Daniel Quan-Watson, Deputy Minister
• Martin Reiher, Assistant Deputy Minister, Resolution and Partnerships
• Joe Wild, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Treaties and Aboriginal Government
Department of Indigenous Services
• Kelley Blanchette, Assistant Deputy Minister, Lands and Economic Development
• Christiane Fox, Deputy Minister
• Dianne Galus, Director General, Sector Operations Branch, Regional Operations Sector
• Valerie Gideon, Associate Deputy Minister
• Mary-Luisa Kapelus, Assistant Deputy Minister, Education, Social Development Programs and Partnerships Sector
• Philippe Thompson, Chief Finances, Results and Delivery Officer
• Dr. Tom Wong, Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, the committee commenced its study of the support for Indigenous communities, businesses, and individuals through a second wave of COVID-19.

The Ministers made statements and, with Valerie Gideon, Daniel Quan-Watson, Tom Wong and Philippe Thompson, answered questions.

At 7:54 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 7:57 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Christiane Fox, Philippe Thompson and Mary-Luisa Kapelus, answered questions.

It was agreed, — That, in collaboration with the Chair and analysts, the clerk invite national Indigenous organizations to appear the week of November 2, 2020, in relation to the committee’s study of support for Indigenous communities through a second wave of COVID-19.

At 8:28 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Naaman Sugrue
Clerk of the Committee