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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 93
Monday, December 4, 2023, 11:02 a.m. to 1:01 p.m.
Robert J. Morrissey, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Jacques Maziade, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Eleni Kachulis, Analyst
• Vanessa Preston, Analyst
Age Link Society
• Shiven Khera, Treasurer
Central Okanagan Food Bank
• Trevor Moss, Chief Executive Officer
Community and Home Assistance to Seniors
• Christina Bisanz, Chief Executive Officer
Volunteer Canada
• Megan Conway, President
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Tuesday, June 13, 2023, the committee commenced its study of intergenerational volunteerism.

Trevor Moss and Megan Conway made statements and answered questions.

At 12:04 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:07 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Shiven Khera and Christina Bisanz made statements and answered questions.


Tracy Gray moved, — That, given that:

(a) the carbon tax threatens the income security of farmers, farm workers, and employment in the agricultural sector;

(b) the Senate is expected to vote on Bill C-234 to remove the carbon tax from grain drying and barn heating;

(c) Canadian farmers have called upon the Senate to pass this important legislation;

(d) Bill C-234 would save farmers one billion dollars, and help lower food prices for Canadians;

the committee call upon Senators who are delaying the passage of the legislation to stop playing political games with the livelihoods of Canadian farmers, recognize the decision of the elected House of Commons, and pass Bill C-234 into law without further delay.

Debate arose thereon.

It was agreed, — That the debate be now adjourned.

At 1:01 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Ariane Calvert
Clerk of the committee