The Legislative Committee on Bill C-32 met in a televised session at 8:47 a.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Gordon Brown, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Charlie Angus, Kelly Block, Peter Braid, Gordon Brown, Serge Cardin, Dean Del Mastro, Marc Garneau, Mike Lake, Carole Lavallée, Hon. Dan McTeague, Brent Rathgeber and Pablo Rodriguez.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Dara Lithwick, Analyst; Maxime-Olivier Thibodeau, Analyst.
Appearing: Hon. Tony Clement, P.C., M.P., Minister of Industry; Hon. James Moore, P.C., M.P., Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.
Witnesses: Department of Canadian Heritage: Jean-Pierre Blais, Assistant Deputy Minister, Cultural Affairs; Barbara Motzney, Director General, Copyright Policy. Department of Industry: John Connell, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Sector; Colette Downie, Director General, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch.
The Ministers made statements and answered questions.
At 9:47 a.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 9:52 a.m., the sitting resumed.
John Connell and Jean-Pierre Blais made statements and, with Colette Downie and Barbara Motzney, answered questions.
At 10:49 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Michelle TittleyClerk of the Committee