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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 11
Friday, February 5, 2021, 1:08 p.m. to 3:03 p.m.
James Maloney, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Grant McLaughlin, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Xavier Deschênes-Philion, Analyst
• Sophie Leduc, Analyst
The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.


Greg McLean moved, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the committee undertake a study of the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline including (a) the loss of jobs and investment across Canada in all sectors that supply the energy sector, (b) the impact the cancellation of this project will have on the economic recovery from COVID-19 of Canada’s energy sector/natural resource industry; that the committee invite relevant witnesses, including representatives of industries and workers affected, as well as the Minister of Natural Resources; that the Minister appear for not less than two hours; that these meetings be televised; that six meetings be allocated for this study; and that following this study a report with recommendations be presented to the House.

Debate arose thereon.


Bryan May moved, — That the debate be now adjourned.

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

YEAS: Richard Cannings, Yvonne Jones, Paul Lefebvre, Bryan May, Maninder Sidhu, Patrick Weiler — 6;

NAYS: Rachael Harder, Greg McLean, Jeremy Patzer, Mario Simard, Bob Zimmer — 5.

As an individual
• Derek Orr, Indigenous Relations
Capacity Forest Management Ltd.
• Mike Beck, Operations Manager
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Friday, October 30, 2020, the committee resumed its study of economic recovery in the forestry sector.

Derek Orr and Mike Beck made statements and answered questions.

At 2:43 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 2:50 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

At 3:03 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Hilary Jane Powell
Clerk of the Committee