The Standing Committee on Official Languages met in a televised session at 8:30 a.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, the Hon. Michael D. Chong, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Tyrone Benskin, Ray Boughen, Hon. Michael D. Chong, Hon. Stéphane Dion, Pierre Dionne Labelle, Yvon Godin, Jacques Gourde, Costas Menegakis, Bernard Trottier, John Weston and John Williamson.
Acting Members present: Isabelle Morin for Élaine Michaud and Jean Rousseau for Tyrone Benskin.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Lucie Lecomte, Analyst.
Appearing: Hon. Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board.
Witnesses: Treasury Board Secretariat: Daphne Meredith, Chief Human Resources Officer; Marc Tremblay, Executive Director, Official Languages.
The Minister made a statement and, with Marc Tremblay and Daphne Meredith, answered questions.
At 9:30 a.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 9:38 a.m., the sitting resumed.
The Committee resumed consideration of the Annual Report on the Official Languages 2010-2011 from the Treasury Board of Canada.
Questioning of the witnesses resumed.
At 10:31 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Simon LaroucheClerk of the Committee