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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 30
Monday, May 10, 2021, 3:32 p.m. to 5:36 p.m.
Robert Kitchen (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Raphaëlle Deraspe, Analyst
• Lindsay McGlashan, Analyst
• Ryan van den Berg, Analyst
Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada
• Debi Daviau, President
• Emily Watkins, Senior Advisor to the President
Public Service Alliance of Canada
• Chris Aylward, National President
Service Employees International Union Healthcare
• Sharleen Stewart, President
Treasury Board Secretariat
• Marie-Chantal Girard, Assistant Deputy Minister, Pensions and Benefits
• Tolga Yalkin, Assistant Deputy Minister, Workplace Policies and Services
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.

Marie-Chantal Girard made a statement and, with Tolga Yalkin, answered questions.


Matthew Green moved, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(c)(ix), the committee undertake a study of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board’s (PSP) ownership of Revera Inc., and that the committee invite witnesses including, but not limited to, the Chair of PSP and the Chair of Revera Inc.

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 4:38 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:41 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Debi Daviau, Chris Aylward and Sharleen Stewart made statements and answered questions.


Pierre Paul-Hus moved, — That the committee, as part of its study of the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, invite representatives from Tango Communication Marketing, as well as relevant officials from Health Canada and Public Services and Procurement Canada to appear to provide testimony on the procurement of KN95 respirators by the government of Canada.

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

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

Paul Cardegna
Clerk of the Committee