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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 73
Tuesday, June 6, 2023, 11:09 a.m. to 1:24 p.m.
Peter Schiefke, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Geneviève Gosselin, Analyst
• Alexandre Lafrenière, Analyst
Canadian Climate Institute
• Ryan Ness, Director, Adaptation
Horizons Group
• Wing-On Li, Director and Chief Executive Officer
MRC de Vaudreuil-Soulanges
• Patrick Bousez, Prefect
Municipalité des Îles-de-la-Madeleine
• Antonin Valiquette, Mayor
• Ralf Nielsen, Director, Enterprise Sustainability
Ville de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
• Andrée Bouchard, Mayor
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, the committee resumed its study of adapting infrastructure to face climate change.

Ryan Ness, Ralf Nielsen, Wing-On Li, Patrick Bousez, Antonin Valiquette and Andrée Bouchard made statements and answered questions.

At 11:28 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the committee continue to sit.

At 11:49 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), the sitting was suspended.

At 12:13 p.m., the sitting resumed.

On motion of Dan Muys, it was agreed, — That pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the committee undertake a study on the Supplementary Estimates (A) 2023-24; That the Minister of Transport and Transport Canada’s Chief Financial Officer, and the Minister of Infrastructure and Infrastructure Canada’s Chief Financial Officer, each be invited to appear for no fewer than two hours, and that these two meetings take place as soon as possible.

By unanimous consent, it was agreed, — That the committee request officially to the telecommunications companies that they submit a written response with regards of why on a period of five or six days, millions of Quebecers were without cell service.

At 1:24 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Carine Grand-Jean
Clerk of the committee