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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 18
Friday, May 6, 2022, 1:00 p.m. to 3:11 p.m.
Hon. Marc Garneau, Chair (Liberal)

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• Olivier Leblanc-Laurendeau, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
• Hon. Patty Hajdu, P.C., M.P., Minister of Indigenous Services
Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs
• Nancy Kearnan, Director General, Northern Governance Branch
Department of Indigenous Services
• Christiane Fox, Deputy Minister
• Valerie Gideon, Associate Deputy Minister
• Keith Conn, Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
• Dr. Evan Adams, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Public Health
• Scott Doidge, Director General, Non-Insured Health Benefits Directorate, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
First Nations Health Authority
• Colleen Erickson, Board Chair
• Richard Jock, Chief Executive Officer
First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission
• Jessie Messier, Interim Manager, Health Services
• Isabelle Verret, Advisor, Health Access Services
Nishnawbe Aski Mental Health and Addictions Support Access Program
• Carl Dalton, Chief Executive Officer
• Orpah McKenzie, Director, eHealth Telemedicine Services
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, the committee resumed its study of administration and accessibility of Indigenous Peoples to the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program.

The Minister made a statement and, with Valerie Gideon and Scott Doidge, answered questions.

At 2:00 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 2:02 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Colleen Erickson, Richard Jock, Jessie Messier, Orpah McKenzie and Carl Dalton made statements and answered questions.

At 3:11 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Vanessa Davies
Clerk of the committee