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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Aboriginal Peoples

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16

Chair: The Honourable LILLIAN EVA DYCK


Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Issue No. 8

Thirteenth and fourteenth meetings:

Study on best practices and on-going challenges relating to housing in First Nation and Inuit communities in Nunavut, Nunavik, Nunatsiavut and the Northwest Territories


WITNESSES

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Natural Resources Canada:

Dean Haslip, Director General, CanmetENERGY-Ottawa, Innovation and Energy Technology Sector;

Robin Sinha, Director of Housing, Buildings and Communities, CanmetENERGY-Ottawa;

Debra Haltrecht, Acting Director, Housing Division, Office of Energy Efficiency.

Sharon Smith, Permafrost Research Scientist, Earth Sciences Sector.

Inuvialuit Regional Corporation:

Duane Ningaqsiq Smith, Chair and Chief Executive Officer (by video conference).

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.:

Jeannie Arreak-Kullualik, Director, Social Cultural Development Department;

Adla Itorcheak, Policy Analyst on Housing.

NCC Development Limited:

Clarence Synard, Vice President.

Kent Homes:

Ray Girouard, Director of Commercial Sales.

J. D. Irving, Limited:

David Saucy, Vice-President, Construction and Equipment Division;

David Irving, Director of Business Strategy, Construction and Equipment Division.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lillian Eva Dyck, Chair

The Honourable Dennis Glen Patterson, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

        *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Enverga, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Lovelace Nicholas, Moore, Oh, Raine, Sibbeston, Tannas

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Oh replaced the Honourable Senator Beyak (May 31, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Beyak replaced the Honourable Senator Oh (May 19, 2016).