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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 92
Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 3:28 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Hon. Wayne Easter, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Stephanie Feldman, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Dylan Gowans, Analyst
• Florian Richard, Analyst
Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada
• Morna Ballantyne, Executive Director
Equitas Society
• Aaron Bedard, Representative
• Mark Campbell, Representative
Canadian Cancer Society
• Rob Cunningham, Senior Policy Analyst
Mood Disorders Society of Canada
• Dave Gallson, Associate National Executive Director
Canadian Nurses Association
• Carolyn Pullen, Director, Policy, Advocacy and Strategy
Mental Health Commission of Canada
• Michel Rodrigue, Vice-President, Organizational Performance and Public Affairs
As an individual
• Melodie Ballard
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, May 9, 2017, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-44, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2017 and other measures.

At 3:28 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit.

Mark Campbell, Aaron Bedard, Michel Rodrigue and Dave Gallson made statements.

At 3:49 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:16 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Dave Gallson made a statement and, with Mark Campbell, Aaron Bedard and Michel Rodrigue, answered questions.

At 4:58 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:01 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Rob Cunningham, Carolyn Pullen, Norma Ballantyne and Melodie Ballard made statements and answered questions.

At 5:16, by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit.

Neil R. Ellis made a statement.

At 5:45 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Suzie Cadieux
Clerk of the Committee