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Joint Interparliamentary Council (JIC)

Conseil interparlementaire mixte (CIM)


Meeting No. 166

November 1, 2017

The Joint Interparliamentary Council met this day, in camera, at 3:39 p.m., in room 356-S of the Centre Block, Mr. Bruce Stanton, M.P., presiding.

Representing the Senate: Hon. Percy Downe, Hon. Michael L. MacDonald and Hon. Donald Plett, Senators.

Representing the House of Commons: John Brassard, Hon. Wayne Easter, Irene Mathyssen, David McGuinty for the Hon. Pablo Rodriguez, Scott Simms, Bruce Stanton and Filomena Tassi, MPs.

In attendance:

From the International and Interparliamentary Affairs Directorate: Gérald Lafrenière, Principal Clerk, Parliamentary Exchanges and Protocol; Danielle Labonté, Deputy Principal Clerk, Parliamentary Associations; Gilles Larocque, Manager, Resource Planning and Administration.

From the Senate: Guylaine Quevillon, Financial Advisor, Finance and Procurement Directorate.

From the House of Commons: Stefany Rockburn, Senior Financial Advisor, Policy and Financial Planning.

From the Library of Parliament: Christine Ivory, Chief, International Affairs, International Affairs Section; Marcus Pistor, Senior Director, Economics, Resources and International Affairs Division.

1. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of October 25, 2017:

By unanimous consent, the minutes of the meeting of October 25, 2017 were adopted.

2. Resumption of consideration of the Subcommittee’s Report:

After debate, it was agreed that the Subcommittee’s Report be distributed to stakeholders.

The Council continued its study of the recommendations.

At 5:15 p.m., the Council adjourned to the call of the Co-Chairs.

Colette Labrecque-Riel