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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 63
Friday, April 21, 2023, 8:45 a.m. to 10:47 a.m.
Robert J. Morrissey, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Eleni Kachulis, Analyst
• Vanessa Preston, Analyst
• Peter Jon Mitchell, Program Director, Family
College of Early Childhood Educators
• Beth Deazeley, Registrar and Chief Executive Officer
First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission
• Patrice Lacasse, Manager, Early Childhood Services
Pebble Lane Early Learning
• Jennifer Ratcliffe, Director
Tiny Hoppers Early Learning Centre
• Maryam Harim, Director
YMCA of Greater Toronto
• Sibel Cicek, Director, Government Relations
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, February 1, 2023, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-35, An Act respecting early learning and child care in Canada.

Peter Jon Mitchell, Beth Deazeley and Patrice Lacasse made statements and answered questions.

At 9:31 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:34 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Jennifer Ratcliffe, Maryam Harim and Sibel Cicek made statements and answered questions.

At 10:18 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:26 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That - the members of the Committee submit their revised lists of witnesses for the study on the Financialization of Housing to the Clerk, as soon as possible.

It was agreed, — That – the deadline for applying to the 2023 Edition of the Centennial Flame Research Award be extended from Monday, May 1st, 2023 to Wednesday, May 31st, 2023; and that the promotional materials be updated accordingly and re-distributed by the Committee staff.

It was agreed, — That – the Committee requests that any outstanding supplementary materials to be submitted by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation on the study of the National Housing Strategy be transmitted immediately; and that the analysts of the Committee proceed to finalizing the first draft of the report without any missing information requested and add notes detailing the missing information, should there be any further delays in submitting the information requested.

It was agreed, — That – the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities considers scheduling a meeting to discuss future business of the committee; in anticipation of the fall session 2023.

At 10:47 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

David Chandonnet
Clerk of the committee