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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 19
Thursday, February 25, 2021, 3:33 p.m. to 5:36 p.m.
Webcast
Presiding
Vance Badawey, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Geneviève Gosselin, Analyst
• Alexandre Lafrenière, Analyst
• Hon. Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities
Office of Infrastructure of Canada
• Glenn R. Campbell, Assistant Deputy Minister, Investment, Partnerships and Innovation
• Kelly Gillis, Deputy Minister, Infrastructure and Communities
• Mary McKay, Director General, Alternative Finance, Investment, Partnerships and Innovation
• Lisa Mitchell, Senior Director, Investment, Partnerships and Innovation
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, October 29, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the Canada Infrastructure Bank.

The Minister made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

Motion

Xavier Barsalou-Duval 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 on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Taylor Bachrach, Xavier Barsalou-Duval, Fayçal El-Khoury, Andy Fillmore, Helena Jaczek, Michael Kram, Stephanie Kusie, Churence Rogers, Doug Shipley, Maninder Sidhu, Gerald Soroka — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

Motion

Xavier Barsalou-Duval 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

Stephanie Kusie moved, — That the motion be amended by adding the words “or member's office” after the word “department”.

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Stephanie Kusie and it was agreed to.

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

YEAS: Taylor Bachrach, Xavier Barsalou-Duval, Fayçal El-Khoury, Andy Fillmore, Helena Jaczek, Michael Kram, Stephanie Kusie, Churence Rogers, Doug Shipley, Maninder Sidhu, Gerald Soroka — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

The motion, as amended, read as follows:

That all documents submitted for Committee business that do not come from a federal department or 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.

Motion

Xavier Barsalou-Duval 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.

Debate arose thereon.

Amendment

Taylor Bachrach moved, — That the motion be amended by deleting the words “or any motion in amendment of a substantive motion”.

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Taylor Bachrach and it was agreed to.

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

YEAS: Taylor Bachrach, Xavier Barsalou-Duval, Fayçal El-Khoury, Andy Fillmore, Helena Jaczek, Michael Kram, Stephanie Kusie, Churence Rogers, Doug Shipley, Maninder Sidhu, Gerald Soroka — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

The motion, as amended, read as follows:

That the text of any substantive motion be distributed in writing in both official languages to all Committee members before the Committee begins debate on such a motion.

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



Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee