The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage met in a televised session at 11:08 a.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Vice-Chair, Pierre Nantel, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Scott Armstrong, Paul Calandra, Andrew Cash, Matthew Dubé, Parm Gill, Jim Hillyer, Hon. Rob Moore, Pierre Nantel, Scott Simms, Rathika Sitsabaiesan and Terence Young.
Acting Members present: Nina Grewal for Gordon Brown.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Michael Dewing, Analyst; Marion Ménard, Analyst.
Witnesses: Canadian Paralympic Committee: Henry Storgaard, Chief Executive Officer / Secretary General. Canadian Soccer Association: Peter Montopoli, General Secretary. Department of Canadian Heritage: Lane MacAdam, Director, Sport Excellence, Sport Canada. Rugby Canada: Graham Brown, Chief Executive Officer. Sport Matters Group: Chris Jones, Senior Leader. Swimming Canada: Pierre Lafontaine, Chief Executive Officer.
Henry Storgaard, Peter Montopoli, Lane MacAdam, Graham Brown, Chris Jones and Pierre Lafontaine made statements and answered questions.
At 12:59 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Christine Holke DavidClerk of the Committee