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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 10
Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 3:34 p.m. to 5:34 p.m.
Emmanuel Dubourg, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Marc-Olivier Girard, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Laura Blackmore, Analyst
• Lucie Lecomte, Analyst
Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages
• Raymond Théberge, Commissioner of Official Languages
• Pierre Leduc, Assistant Commissioner, Policy and Communications Branch
• Ghislaine Saikaley, Assistant Commissioner, Compliance Assurance Branch
• Pascale Giguère, General Counsel, Legal Affairs Branch
Association de la presse francophone
• Linda Lauzon, Director General
Community Health and Social Services Network
• Jennifer Johnson, Executive Director
East Island Network for English Language Services
• Fatiha Gatre Guemiri, Executive Director
Public Service Commission
• Patrick Borbey, President
• Susan Dubreuil, Acting Director General, Personnel Psychology Centre
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(f) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, October 22, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the government’s ability to deliver information in both official languages.

Raymond Théberge made a statement and answered questions.

At 4:33 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:37 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Patrick Borbey, Fatiha Gatre Guemiri, Jennifer Johnson and Linda Lauzon made statements and answered questions.

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

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $4,250, for the study of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the government’s ability to deliver information in both official languages, be adopted.

At 5:34 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Josée Harrison
Clerk of the Committee