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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 75
Thursday, October 5, 2023, 3:52 p.m. to 5:53 p.m.
John Aldag, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Brittany Collier, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
As an individual
• Larry Innes, Barrister and Solicitor
British Columbia Treaty Commission
• Celeste Haldane, Chief Commissioner
• Mark Smith, General Counsel and Director of Process
First Nations Financial Management Board
• Harold Calla, Executive Chair
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, November 21, 2022, the committee resumed its study of the restitution of land to First Nations, Inuit, and Metis communities.

Celeste Haldane made a statement.

At 3:47 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the committee continue to sit.

At 4:03 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:34 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Harold Calla and Larry Innes made statements and, with Celeste Haldane, answered questions.

At 5:33 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:38 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That the workplan for the study on the restitution of land be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the members of the committee submit to the clerk all of their proposed amendments to Bill C-53 no later than noon on Friday, November 24, 2023.

It was agreed, — That the committee commence clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-53 on or about Thursday, November 30, 2023.

It was agreed, — That the deadline for the submission of briefs in relation to the study of Bill C-53 be Friday, November 17, 2023, and that briefs be no longer than five pages, double-spaced and in Times New Roman 12-point font.

It was agreed, — That witness lists for Bill C-53, one per party, be provided to the clerk no later than Thursday, October 12, 2023, by 4:00 p.m.

At 5:53 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Vanessa Davies
Clerk of the committee