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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 16
Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:33 p.m. to 8:35 p.m.
Peter Fonseca, Chair (Liberal)

• Hon. John McKay for Anita Vandenbeld (Liberal)
• Scott Reid for Hon. Michael D. Chong (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Lara Coleman, Analyst
• Jean-Philippe Duguay, Analyst
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
• Mark Agnew, Vice-President, Policy and International
Kalikasan People's Network for the Environment
• Clemente Bautista
Mining Association of Canada
• Ben Chalmers, Senior Vice-President
• Pierre Gratton, President and Chief Executive Officer
Task Force For Real Jobs, Real Recovery
• Margareta Dovgal
Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada
• Jeff Killeen, Director, Policy and Programs
• Lisa McDonald, Executive Director
Platform of Amazonian Indigenous Peoples United in Defense of their Territory (PUINAMUDT)
• Aymara León Cépeda, Sociologist and Human Rights Coordinator, Peru- Subgroup of oil spills
United Steelworkers
• Ken Neumann, National Director for Canada, National Office
• Doug Olthuis, Department Leader, Global Affairs and Workplace Issues
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the subcommittee on Tuesday. October 27, 2020, the subcommittee resumed its study of the role of the Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise

Aymara León Cépeda and Ken Neumann made statements and, with Doug Olthuis, answered questions.

At 7:32 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 7:37 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Clemente Bautista, Mark Agnew, Lisa McDonald, Margareta Dovgal, and Pierre Gratton made statements and answered questions.

At 8:35 p.m., the subcommittee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Naaman Sugrue
Clerk of the Subcommittee