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View Yasmin Ratansi Profile
Lib. (ON)
I move the appointment of Judy Sgro as the chair of this Liaison Committee.
View Judy A. Sgro Profile
Lib. (ON)
If the committee is in agreement, I invite the clerk to proceed with the election of the vice-chairs.
Is everything okay with that?
Some hon. members: Agreed.
View Yasmin Ratansi Profile
Lib. (ON)
Madam Chair, I have some routine motions that I'd like to bring forward to the committee.
The first one is as follows. I move:
That, pursuant to Standing Order 107(6), a Subcommittee on Committee Budgets be established to approve committees’ budget requests and that the membership of the subcommittee be composed of the Chair and the Vice-Chair of the Committee, as well as three other Government members, and one other member of the Official Opposition, as appointed by their respective whips.
View Yasmin Ratansi Profile
Lib. (ON)
The next one, Madam Chair, is as follows. I move:
That the Clerk of the Committee be authorized to make the necessary arrangements to provide working meals for the Committee and its subcommittees; and
That the Committee retain, as needed and at the discretion of the Chair, the services of one or more analysts from the Library of Parliament to assist it in its work.
View Judy A. Sgro Profile
Lib. (ON)
Are there any comments or discussion?
(Motion agreed to)
The Chair: Would the analysts like to join us here at the table, please?
View Peter Fonseca Profile
Lib. (ON)
Thank you.
I'd like to put forward a motion to nominate Marwan Tabbara as the chair.
View Marwan Tabbara Profile
Lib. (ON)
First of all, thank you for nominating me as chair.
I want to thank all the members of this committee.
I hope we can have a great committee, as we did in the last Parliament. There are members who have been here for 15 years who can provide us with insight on the great work that this committee has done. In the last Parliament, I know that we did some excellent work on raising a lot of issues. Although sometimes we can't do the same type of work that the foreign affairs committee does, it's great for us to really shed some light on places in the world that are oftentimes seeing human rights abuses and don't get the same amount of media attention. This group can really focus and zone in on certain places and areas with a lot of consensus and really get a lot of great work done.
I want to thank the two past chairs as well, Anita Vandenbeld and Michael Levitt, for their hard work.
I want to move on to a couple of things first.
One is that the foreign affairs committee has brought forward David Beasley, executive director of the World Food Programme. He will be visiting Ottawa on March 12, and this visit will be hosted by the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development. Due to a scheduling conflict of the foreign affairs committee, it is unable to host Mr. Beasley, but it has been asking if this committee would host Mr. Beasley in a meeting here.
I would like to formally request that the Subcommittee on International Human Rights invite Mr. Beasley to appear on March 12, 2020. I think that we can get a great discussion from him. As Canada was the seventh-largest donor to the World Food Programme in 2019, I think it's important that we host Mr. Beasley here. I'm just wondering if committee members would be agreeable to that.
View Marwan Tabbara Profile
Lib. (ON)
I am going to interrupt to make sure I get the first part done here. Like other committees, we have to go through the routine motions. I'm going to read that through. We need to get this done the first day, as it helps us get funding, budgets, and all that.
The first part, under analysts, states:
That the subcommittee retain, as needed and at the discretion of the chair, the services of one or more analysts from the Library of Parliament to assist it in its work.
(Motion agreed to)
The Chair: We can invite the analysts now to the table.
Mr. Sweet.
View Marwan Tabbara Profile
Lib. (ON)
The analysts will prepare documents with all these ideas. Generally, when we're discussing these ideas, it's fine for right now, but we've done it before in camera. We're in public right now. It's just to inform the committee that later on we can have more discussions on certain things amongst ourselves. That was the practice going forward before.
View Greg Fergus Profile
Lib. (QC)
Mr. Chair, yes, I'd love to do that; and secondly, we discussed this issue over at ethics yesterday.
I would appreciate that the first order of business at the next meeting would be to deal with that issue.
View Kody Blois Profile
Lib. (NS)
View Kody Blois Profile
2020-02-25 11:12
Mr. Chair, I'd like to nominate Mr. Lloyd Longfield as a vice-chair.
View Francesco Sorbara Profile
Lib. (ON)
Thank you, Mr. Chair. I look forward to working with this committee and with you as chair over the next coming weeks and months.
I would like to nominate Maxime Blanchette-Joncas as vice-chair, please.
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