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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 30
Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 11:00 a.m. to 12:59 p.m.
Corey Tochor, Vice-Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Kelsey Brennan, Analyst
• Grégoire Gayard, Analyst
Department of the Environment
• Aura Pantieras, Director General, Wildlife Assessment and Information
• Arash Shahsavarani, Director, Water Quality Monitoring and Surveillance Division
• Shawn Marshall, Departmental Science Advisor
• Jennifer Provencher, Research Scientist, Ecosystem Health Research, Ecotoxicology and Wildlife Health Division
Parks Canada Agency
• Christine Loth-Bown, Vice-President, External Relations and Visitor Experience
• Manuela Charette, Director, Brand Experience Branch
• Stephen McCanny, Manager, Ecosystem Science Laboratory
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(i) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, September 26, 2022, the committee resumed its study of citizen scientists.

Shawn Marshall and Christine Loth-Bown made statements and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

At 11:58 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:09 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That, notwithstanding the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, September 22, 2022, the committee allocate a minimum of six meetings to its study of support for the commercialization of intellectual property.

It was agreed, — That the next study that the committee undertakes be the study of support for the commercialization of intellectual property.

At 12:29 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:31 p.m., the sitting resumed.

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(i), the Committee undertake a study of the Government of Canada’s graduate scholarship and post-doctoral fellowship programs, in particular the freezing of funding amounts, the funding system and the impact on graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, and that it hold a minimum of six meetings on this study and report its findings to the House.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the committee’s study of support for the commercialization of intellectual property, members be invited to submit their initial lists of proposed witnesses to the clerk no later than Wednesday, March 8, 2023.

At 12:59 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Keelan Buck
Clerk of the committee