THE COMMITTEE OF SELECTION

MINUTES


OTTAWA, Thursday, February 15, 2018
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[English]

The Committee of Selection met this day at 12:46 p.m., in room 256-S, Centre Block, the chair, the Honourable Donald Neil Plett, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Frum, Martin, Mercer, Neufeld, Omidvar, Plett, Saint-Germain, Wallin and Woo (9).

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of the Senate of January 30, 2018, the committee proceeded with nomination of senators to serve on the Special Committee on the Charitable Sector.

The chair made a statement.

The Honourable Senator Mercer proposed:

That the Honourable Senator Mercer be nominated to the Special Committee on the Charitable Sector;

The Honourable Senator Omidvar proposed:

That the Honourable Senators Duffy, Griffin and Omidvar be nominated to the Special Committee on the Charitable Sector;

The Honourable Senator Plett proposed:

That the Honourable Senators Frum, Martin and Raine be nominated to the Special Committee on the Charitable Sector.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

It was agreed to include in the report that the committee be composed of seven members instead of nine, and that three members constitute a quorum.

It was agreed that the chair be authorized to present the report in the Senate today.

It was agreed that the next committee meeting be held on Thursday, March 29, 2018, at 12:40 p.m. to discuss senators’ accommodations.

At 12:53 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Blair Armitage
Clerk of the Committee

 

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