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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 88
Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 4:56 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Ali Ehsassi, Chair (Liberal)

• Hon. Ed Fast for Randy Hoback (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Allison Goody, Analyst
• Billy Joe Siekierski, Analyst
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
• Shirley Carruthers, Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Financial Officer
• Peter MacDougall, Assistant Deputy Minister, Global Issues and Development
• Amanda Strohan, Director General, Indo-Pacific Strategic Policy, Planning and Operations
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the committee commenced consideration of the subject matter of Supplementary Estimates (B), 2023-24: Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, and Vote 1b under the International Joint Commission (Canadian Section).

Shirley Carruthers made a statement and, with Amanda Strohan and Peter MacDougall, answered questions.

At 5:47 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:52 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
• Alexandre Lévêque, Assistant Deputy Minister, Europe, Arctic, Middle East and Maghreb
• Sébastien Beaulieu, Director General and Chief Security Officer, Security and Emergency Management
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the committee proceed a briefing on the situation in Israel and Gaza.

Alexandre Lévêque and Sébastien Beaulieu made statements and answered questions.

At 6:45 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Danielle Widmer
Clerk of the committee