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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 18
Tuesday, April 26, 2022, 3:32 p.m. to 5:31 p.m.
Joël Lightbound, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Sarah Lemelin-Bellerose, Analyst
Department of Employment and Social Development
• Chris Bates, Director General, Apprenticeship and Sectoral Initiatives Directorate
• Helen Smiley, Director General, Strategic Integration and Corporate Affairs Directorate
Department of Industry
• Sheryl Groeneweg, Director General, Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Strategy Branch
• Etienne-René Massie, Director General, Small Business Branch
• Martin Simard, Senior Director, Corporate, Insolvency and Competition Policy, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch
Business Development Bank of Canada
• Pierre Cléroux, Vice-President, Research and Chief Economist
• Karen Kastner, Vice-President, Partnerships and Government Relations
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Friday, April 8, 2022, the committee commenced its study of small and medium-sized enterprises.

Etienne-René Massie and Chris Bate made statements and, with Helen Smiley, Martin Simard and Sheryl Groeneweg, answered questions.

At 4:39 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:40 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Pierre Cléroux made a statement and, with Karen Kastner, answered questions.

At 5:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the committee continue to sit.

At 5:31 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the committee