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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 15
Monday, March 8, 2021, 11:08 a.m. to 1:08 p.m.
Webcast
Presiding
James Maloney, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Angela Crandall, Procedural Clerk
 
Library of Parliament
• Xavier Deschênes-Philion, Analyst
• Sophie Leduc, Analyst
As an individual
• Dr. Ken Coates, Joynson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan
Cree Nation Government
• Grand Chief Abel Bosum
Rio Tinto
• Dr. Nigel Steward, Head, Group Technical - Processing
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, February 1, 2021, the committee resumed its study of Critical Minerals and Associated Value Chains in Canada.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

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

Motion

Mario Simard moved, — 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.

Amendment

Dane Lloyd moved, — That the motion be amended by adding the words “, a member's office,” after the words “federal department”.

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Dane Lloyd and it was agreed to on division.

The committee resumed consideration of the motion, as amended, of Mario Simard, — That all documents submitted for committee business that do not come from a federal department, a member's office, 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.

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

Motion

Mario Simard moved, — 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.

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

Motion

Mario Simard moved, — That the text of any substantive motion or any motion in amendment of a substantive motion be distributed in writing in both official languages to all committee members before the committee begins debate on such a motion.

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Mario Simard — 1;

NAYS: Richard Cannings, Yvonne Jones, Paul Lefebvre, Dane Lloyd, Bryan May, Greg McLean, Jeremy Patzer, Maninder Sidhu, Patrick Weiler, Bob Zimmer — 10.

At 1:08 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Hilary Jane Powell
Clerk of the Committee