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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 18
Monday, February 22, 2021, 4:53 p.m. to 7:05 p.m.
Robert Kitchen (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Raphaëlle Deraspe, Analyst
• Ryan van den Berg, Analyst
COVID-19 Supply Council
• Tabatha Bull, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
• David McHattie, Vice-President, Institutional Relations Tenaris Canada, Chair of the Board of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, October 8, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tabatha Bull and David McHattie made statements and answered questions.

At 6:16 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:22 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That the confidential correspondence discussed by the committee be transmitted to the Procurement Ombudsman and the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner for their consideration.

It was agreed, — That, in the context of the committee's study of the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the work plan be amended and that the committee invite the witnesses suggested for meetings six, seven and eight as well as representatives of the COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force to appear.

It was agreed, — That the Parliamentary Budget Officer be invited to appear before the committee on Monday, March 8, 2021, to discuss his report entitled “The Cost of Canada’s Surface Combatants: 2021 Update and Options Analysis”.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, October 8, 2020 , the committee resumed its study of the Nuctech security equipment contract.

The committee proceeded to give drafting instructions to the analysts for a draft report

It was agreed, — That members submit their draft recommendations to the clerk by Monday, March 1, 2021, for inclusion in the first version of the report.

At 7:05 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Paul Cardegna
Clerk of the Committee