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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 21
Thursday, March 11, 2021, 3:37 p.m. to 5:36 p.m.
In Camera
Emmanuel Dubourg, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Tina Miller, Procedural Clerk
• Nancy Vohl, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Lucie Lecomte, Analyst
The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That the clerk inform each witness who is to appear before the Committee that the House Administration support team must conduct technical tests to check the connectivity and the equipment used to ensure the best possible sound quality; and that the Chair advises the Committee, at the start of each meeting, of any witness who did not perform the required technical tests.

It was agreed, — That all documents submitted for Committee business that do not come from a federal department or that have not been translated by the Translation Bureau be sent for prior linguistic review by the Translation Bureau before being distributed to members.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(f) and the motion adopted by the committee on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, the committee resumed its study of challenges of the parliamentary interpretation service in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The committee commenced consideration of a draft report.

At 3:47, pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the committee continue to sit.

At 4:06 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:36 p.m., the sitting resumed.

The committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

At 5:36 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Josée Harrison
Clerk of the Committee