The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage met in a televised session at 9:07 a.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Gary Schellenberger, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Jim Abbott, Charlie Angus, Ed Fast, Hon. Hedy Fry, Tina Keeper, Maka Kotto, Gary Schellenberger, Hon. Andy Scott and Chris Warkentin.
Acting Members present: France Bonsant for Diane Bourgeois, Guy Lauzon for Gord Brown and Hon. Maria Minna for Francis Scarpaleggia.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Marion Ménard, Analyst; Matthew Carnaghan, Analyst.
Witnesses: Canadian Television Fund: Douglas Barrett, Chair of the Board; Valerie Creighton, President; Stéphane Cardin, Vice-President, Strategic Planning and Stakeholder Relations; Mr. Michel Carter, Member of the Board of Directors; Kathy Corcoran, Director of Research. Canadian Film and Television Production Association: Guy Mayson, President and Chief Executive Officer; Mario Mota, Senior Director, Broadcast Relations and Research. Association des producteurs de films et de télévision du Québec: Vincent Leduc, Chair of the Board of Directors; Claire Samson, President and Chief Executive Officer.
The witnesses from the Canadian Television Fund made statements and answered questions.
At 10:00 a.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 10:11 a.m., the sitting resumed.
The witnesses from the Canadian Film and Television Production Association and «Association des producteurs de films et de télévision du Québec» made statements and answered questions.
At 11:00 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Jacques LahaieClerk of the Committee