CIMM Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
The Minister made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.
At 5:38 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 5:40 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Christiane Fox, Jennifer MacIntyre, Catherine Scott and Pemi Gill answered questions.
Michelle Rempel Garner moved, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2):
(a) the committee extend the total number of meetings currently allocated to the current study regarding the Government’s response to the final report of the Special Committee on Afghanistan by a minimum of three meetings, to be held prior to Friday, March 31, 2023; and
(b) Senator Marilou McPhedran, MP Marc Garneau, Minister Harjit Sajjan and Minister Marco Mendicino be invited to appear separately before the committee prior to Friday, March 31, 2023, for two hours each, to discuss matters related to the current study; and
(c) Dr. Lauryn Oates, of the Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan group, be invited to appear individually before the committee prior to Friday, March 31, 2023 for one hour, to discuss matters related to the current study; and
(d) summonses do issue for the appearances of former Minister for Women and Gender Equality Maryam Monsef, Laura Robinson, and George Young, to appear separately, for two hours each, at dates and times to be fixed by the Chair, but no later than Friday, March 31, 2023, to discuss matters related to the current study; and
(e) summonses do issue for the appearances of senior departmental officials from the Department of National Defence to appear before the committee, at a date and time to be fixed by the Chair, but no later than Friday, March 31, 2023, to discuss matters related to the current study.
Debate arose thereon.
Marie-France Lalonde moved, — That the debate be now adjourned.
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:
YEAS: Shafqat Ali, Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe, Sukh Dhaliwal, Ali Ehsassi, Fayçal El-Khoury, Jenny Kwan, Marie-France Lalonde — 7;
NAYS: Rosemarie Falk, Larry Maguire, Brad Redekopp, Michelle Rempel Garner — 4.
At 6:43 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.