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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 114
Thursday, April 11, 2024, 3:30 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.
John Williamson, Chair (Conservative)

• Chad Collins for Shaun Chen (Liberal)
• Lena Metlege Diab for Iqra Khalid (Liberal)
• Kelly McCauley for Jake Stewart (Conservative)
• Jamie Schmale for Jake Stewart (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Mahdi Benmoussa, Analyst
• Dillan Theckedath, Analyst
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
• Michel Tremblay, Acting President and Chief Executive Officer
• Morley Linstead, Director, Housing Solutions - Indigenous and the North
Department of Indigenous Services
• Gina Wilson, Deputy Minister
• Joanne Wilkinson, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Regional Operations Sector
• Nelson Barbosa, Director General, Regional Operations
• Dr. Tom Wong, Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
Office of the Auditor General
• Karen Hogan, Auditor General of Canada
• Glenn Wheeler, Principal
• Doreen Deveen, Director
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(g), the committee commenced consideration of Report 2, Housing in First Nations Communities, of the 2024 Reports 2 to 4 of the Auditor General of Canada referred to the committee on Tuesday, March 19, 2024.

Karen Hogan, Michel Tremblay and Gina Wilson made statements and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.


Blake Desjarlais moved, — That the committee invite the Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, Ms. Patty Hajdu, to appear for no less than two hours on the committee’s review of Report 2: Housing in First Nations Communities, from the Auditor General, and that the minister be scheduled to appear within three weeks of this motion.

Debate arose thereon.


Brenda Shanahan moved, — That the motion be amended by replacing the words “within three weeks of this motion” with the following “by May 31, 2024”.

Debate arose thereon.

The question was put on the amendment and the result of the vote was announced:

YEAS: Valerie Bradford, Chad Collins, Lena Metlege Diab, Brenda Shanahan, Jean Yip — 5;

NAYS: Blake Desjarlais, John Nater, Jamie Schmale, Nathalie Sinclair-Desgagné, Arnold Viersen — 5.

Whereupon, the Chair voted in the negative.

Accordingly, the amendment was negatived.

Debate on the motion of Blake Desjarlais continued.

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

YEAS: Valerie Bradford, Chad Collins, Blake Desjarlais, Lena Metlege Diab, John Nater, Jamie Schmale, Brenda Shanahan, Nathalie Sinclair-Desgagné, Arnold Viersen, Jean Yip — 10;

NAYS: — 0.

At 5:50 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Christine Holke
Committee clerk