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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 41
Thursday, November 17, 2022, 11:02 a.m. to 1:03 p.m.
John Aldag (Liberal)

• Randy Hoback for Earl Dreeshen (Conservative)
• Bryan May for Yvonne Jones (Liberal)
• Wilson Miao for George Chahal (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Ross Linden-Fraser, Analyst
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
• Chuck Maillet, Vice-President, Nova Scotia
• Dave Boland, Director General, Regional Operations (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions
• Marie-Claude Petit, Vice-President, Operations
Canadian Energy Regulator
• Jean-Denis Charlebois, Chief Economist
• Jess Dunford, Director, Major Projects Oversight
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency
• Margaret Buist, Vice-President, Policy, Planning, Communications and Northern Projects Management Office (NPMO)
Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario
• Lucie Perreault, Executive Director, Programs
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
• Linda Cousineau, Vice-President, Business Innovation and Community Development
• Steven Masson, Acting Director General, Strategic Policy and Projects
Prairies Economic Development Canada
• Joanne Pawluk, Director General, Business Innovation and Community Development
• Abdul Jalil, Assistant Deputy Minister
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, May 9, 2022, the committee resumed its study of federal assistance for various natural resources industries.

Chuck Maillet, Marie-Claude Petit, Margaret Buist, Lucie Perreault, Linda Cousineau, Abdul Jalil and Jean-Denis Charlebois made statements and, with Joanne Pawluk, Jess Dunford, Steven Masson and Dave Boland, answered questions.

The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $ 10,475.00, for the study of federal assistance for various natural resources industries, be adopted.

The Chair presented the Eighth Report from the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure, which read as follows:

Your subcommittee met on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, to consider the business of the committee and agreed to make the following recommendations:

1. That, for the study of Federal Assistance for Various Natural Resources Industries, witnesses be invited to appear as per the amended workplan distributed to the committee, and that members be kept informed of any required substitutions to the proposed panels based on the availability of the witnesses.

It was agreed, — That the Eighth Report from the subcommittee be concurred in.

It was agreed, — That, James Maloney be granted access to the committee’s digital binders until the end of the current session.

On motion of Mario Simard, it was agreed, — That the deadline for the submission of briefs in relation to the study of federal assistance for various natural resources industries be the Friday following the last meeting held with witnesses.

At 1:03 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Geneviève Desjardins
Clerk of the committee