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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 115
Monday, April 8, 2024, 11:04 a.m. to 1:07 p.m.
Kelly McCauley, Chair (Conservative)

• Ted Falk for Stephanie Kusie (Conservative)
• Ted Falk for Garnett Genuis (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Ryan van den Berg, Analyst
• Mahdi Benmoussa, Analyst
Canada Post Corporation
• Alexandre Brisson, Vice-President, Operations and Engineering
• Michael Yee, Vice-President, Retail and Financial Services
Department of Public Works and Government Services
• Lorenzo Ieraci, Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, Planning and Communications
• Eugene Gourevitch, Director, Performance and Impact Analysis, Portfolio Affaires
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, the committee commenced its study of postal service in Canada’s rural and remote communities.

Alexandre Brisson made a statement and, with Michael Yee, answered questions.

At 12:03 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:07 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Lorenzo Ieraci made a statement and, with Eugene Gourevitch, answered questions.

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

Garnett Genuis gave notice of the following motion:

That, pursuant to Standing Orders 108(1), (2) and (3)(c), a subcommittee on Government Operations and Indigenous Reconciliation be established to inquire into matters relating to Indigenous procurement policies as well as other aspects of the committee’s mandate, which the committee may refer from time to time, relating to Indigenous reconciliation, provided that

(a) the subcommittee be composed of seven members of which three shall be from the government party, two shall be from the official opposition, one from the Bloc Québécois and one from the New Democratic Party, to be named by the whips informing the clerk of the committee, with the first members named within one week of the adoption of this motion;

(b) the subcommittee be chaired by a member representing the official opposition, to be chosen by the subcommittee;

(c) the subcommittee shall have the same powers of the committee, except (i) the power to report directly to the House, (ii) the power to sit during a time when the committee is sitting in Ottawa, and (iii) the power to sit on days when the House is sitting;

(d) when the subcommittee adopts any report, (i) it shall be deemed to have been adopted by the committee, (ii) dissenting or supplementary opinions shall be filed within seven days of the adoption of the report, unless the subcommittee provides for a longer amount of time, and (iii) the Chair of the committee shall be instructed to present it to the House on behalf of the committee; and

(e) the Chair of the subcommittee may, if not already a member, attend meetings of the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure in a non-voting capacity.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 1:07 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Marc-Olivier Girard
Clerk of the committee