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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 28
Monday, May 30, 2022, 11:05 a.m. to 12:54 p.m.
Robert J. Morrissey, Chair (Liberal)

• Valerie Bradford for Michael Coteau (Liberal)
• Marc Dalton for Alex Ruff (Conservative)
• Hon. Greg Fergus for Michael Coteau (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Isabelle Lafontaine-Émond, Analyst
• Eleni Kachulis, Analyst
• Allison Lowenger, Analyst
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, February 3, 2022, the committee resumed its study of the impact of COVID-19 on seniors.

The committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "The Impacts of COVID-19 on the Well-Being of Seniors".

It was agreed, — That the Chair, clerk and analysts be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the committee request that the government table a comprehensive response to the report.

It was agreed, — That dissenting or supplementary opinions be in Calibri 12-point font, left aligned, single-spaced, and be submitted electronically, in both official languages, to the clerk of the committee, no later than noon (EDT) on Friday, June 3, 2022.

ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report to the House.

ORDERED, — That the clerk and analysts of the committee, in consultation with the Chair, prepare a news release for publication on the committee’s website and for distribution upon presentation of the report to the House.

At 11:30 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:00 p.m., the sitting resumed in public.

• Hon. Karina Gould, P.C., M.P., Minister of Families, Children and Social Development
Department of Employment and Social Development
• Lori MacDonald, Senior Associate Deputy Minister, Employment and Social Development and Chief Operating Officer for Service Canada
• Peter Simeoni, Assistant Deputy Minister, Service Canada, Citizen Service Branch
• Evelyne Power, Director General, In Person and Passport Operations and Strategies
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, May 5, 2022, the committee commenced its study of service standards for passport applications.

The minister made a statement and, with Evelyne Power, Lori MacDonald and Peter Simeoni, answered questions.

At 12:40 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the committee continue to sit.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 12:54 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Danielle Widmer
Clerk of the committee