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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 40
Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 4:14 p.m. to 6:39 p.m.
Francis Scarpaleggia, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Natacha Kramski, Analyst
• Ross Linden-Fraser, Analyst
• Sarah Yakobowski, Analyst
As an individual
• Sylvain Gaudreault, Member of the National Assembly of Québec for Jonquière
• Dr. Lynn Jones, Community Activist and Archivist
David Suzuki Foundation
• Lisa Gue, Manager, National Policy
Ecojustice Canada
• Dr. Elaine MacDonald, Program Director, Healthy Communities
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, March 24, 2021, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-230, An Act respecting the development of a national strategy to redress environmental racism.

Sylvain Gaudreault, Lynn Jones, Lisa Gue and Elaine MacDonald made statements and answered questions.

At 5:44 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:50 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, November 2, 2020, the committee resumed its study of enforcement of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.

The committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "The Volkswagen Defeat Device Case and Enforcement of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999".

It was agreed, — That the Chair, Clerk and analysts be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the committee request that the government table a comprehensive response to the report.

It was agreed, — That the Chair present the report to the House.

At 6:39 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Angela Crandall
Clerk of the Committee