Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Aboriginal Peoples

Issue 30 - Minutes of Proceedings - December 13, 2017 (in camera)

OTTAWA, Wednesday, December 13, 2017


The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples met in camera this day at 6:44 p.m., in room 160-S, Centre Block, the chair, the Honourable Lillian Eva Dyck, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Boniface, Brazeau, Doyle, Dyck, Lovelace Nicholas, McPhedran, Pate, Patterson, Raine and Tannas (10).

In attendance: Brittany Collier and Sara Fryer, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament; Geneviève Guindon, Communications Officer, Senate Communications Directorate.

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, December 15, 2016, the committee continued its study on the new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 16.)

The chair made a statement.

It was agreed that senators' staff be permitted to remain in the room during the in camera portion of the meeting.

It was agreed that the committee allow the transcription and recording of the in camera portions of today's meeting, that one copy be kept in the office of the clerk of the committee for consultation by committee members present or by the committee analysts; and

That the transcript be destroyed by the clerk when authorized to do so by the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure, but no later than at the end of this parliamentary session.

Pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee considered a draft agenda (future business).

At 7:10 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Mark Palmer
Clerk of the Committee