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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 42
Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 11:05 a.m. to 1:03 p.m.
Sherry Romanado, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Sarah Lemelin-Bellerose, Analyst
• Francis Lord, Analyst
Canadian Federation of Pensioners
• Michael Powell, President
Canadian Labour Congress
• Hassan Yussuff, President
• Chris Roberts, Director, Social and Economic Policy
National Pensioners Federation
• Trish McAuliffe, President
United Steelworkers
• Dominic Lemieux, Director, District 5 - Québec
• Nicolas Lapierre, Representative, Regional Office - Sept-Iles
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, May 12, 2021, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-253, An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (pension plans and group insurance plans).

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


Sébastien Lemire moved, — That the committee proceed immediately to clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-253.

Debate arose thereon.

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

YEAS: Scott Duvall, Sébastien Lemire — 2;

NAYS: Tony Baldinelli, Earl Dreeshen, Ali Ehsassi, Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, Bernard Généreux, Helena Jaczek, Majid Jowhari, Emmanuella Lambropoulos, Pierre Poilievre — 9.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 12:27 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:35 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, November 5, 2020, the committee resumed its study of accessibility and affordability of telecommunications services.

The committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That clause-by-clause consideration for Bill C-253 be held on Thursday, June 10, 2021.

It was agreed, — That amendments be submitted to the clerk of the committee no later than 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 and distributed to members in both official languages.

At 1:03 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee