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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 55
Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 4:53 p.m. to 6:53 p.m.

House of Commons
• Alexandre Longpré, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
Pursuant to Standing Order 106(2) and the order adopted by the House of Commons on Thursday, June 22, 2022, the clerk of the committee presided over the election of a chair.

Lori Idlout moved, — That Jenica Atwin be elected Chair of the committee.

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

YEAS: John Aldag, Jenica Atwin, Vance Badawey, Jaime Battiste, Lori Idlout, Andréanne Larouche, Michael V. McLeod, Patrick Weiler — 8;

NAYS: — 0.

At 5:00 p.m., Jenica Atwin took the Chair.

• Michael DeGagné, President and Chief Executive Officer
First Nations Technical Institute
• Suzanne Brant, President
Saskatchewan Ministry of Education
• Thomas Sierzycki, Northern Education Advisor
University of British Columbia
• Margaret Moss, Professor and Director, First Nations House of Learning
Yukon First Nation Education Directorate
• Melanie Bennett, Executive Director
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, November 21, 2022, the committee resumed its study on improving graduation rates and successful outcomes for Indigenous students.

It was agreed, — That the Parliamentary Budget Officer, the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and the Minister of Indigenous Services be invited to appear before the committee on Monday, April 24, 2023, and on Wednesday, April 26, 2023.

It was agreed, — That the witnesses that were invited to appear to the cancelled meeting of Monday, March 20, 2023, be invited to appear on Monday, April 17, 2023.

Margaret Moss and Thomas Szierzycki made statements and answered questions.

At 5:48 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:51 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Suzanne Brant, Michael DeGagné, and Melanie Bennett made statements and answered questions.

At 6:53 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Vanessa Davies
Clerk of the committee