The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage met at 11:03 a.m. this day, in Room 7-52, 131 Queen Street, the Chair, the Hon. Rob Moore, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Scott Armstrong, Gordon Brown, Paul Calandra, Andrew Cash, Matthew Dubé, Parm Gill, Jim Hillyer, Hon. Rob Moore and Rathika Sitsabaiesan.
Acting Members present: Robert Aubin for Rathika Sitsabaiesan, Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet for Pierre Nantel, Blake Richards for Terence Young and Justin Trudeau for Scott Simms.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Michael Dewing, Analyst; Marion Ménard, Analyst.
Witnesses: City of Ottawa: Hon. Jim Watson, Mayor; Rainer Bloess, Councillor; Katherine Hobbs, Councillor. Canadian Tourism Commission: Michele McKenzie, President and Chief Executive Officer. John Fisher Memorial Museum: Judith Baxter, Volunteer Director. New Brunswick Museum: Jane Fullerton, Chief Executive Officer. Musée des maîtres et artisans du Québec: Pierre Wilson, Director-Curator.
Jim Watson and Michele McKenzie made statements and answered questions.
At 12:02 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 12:07 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Judith Baxter, Jane Fullerton and Pierre Wilson made statements and answered questions.
At 1:01 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Christine Holke DavidClerk of the Committee