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Meeting No. 33
Monday, October 27, 2014

The Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development met at 3:29 p.m. this day, in Room 306, The Valour Building, the Chair, Harold Albrecht, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Harold Albrecht, Dennis Bevington, Colin Carrie, Hon. John McKay, Robert Sopuck and Stephen Woodworth.


Acting Members present: Stella Ambler for Brian Storseth, Paul Calandra for Lawrence Toet, Dan Harris for Dennis Bevington, Megan Anissa Leslie for François Choquette and Rathika Sitsabaiesan for Mylène Freeman.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Penny Becklumb, Analyst; Tim Williams, Analyst.


Appearing: Hon. Leona Aglukkaq, P.C., M.P., Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council.


Witnesses: Parks Canada: Andrew Campbell, Vice-President, External Relations and Visitor Experience; Alan Latourelle, Chief Executive Officer; Pam Veinotte, Field Unit Superintendent.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, October 8, 2014 and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, October 20, 2014, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park.

The Minister made a statement and answered questions.


At 4:27 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:30 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Alan Latourelle made a statement and answered questions.


At 5:29 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Angela Crandall
Clerk of the Committee

2015/10/02 1:49 p.m.