Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
Issue No. 4 - Minutes of Proceedings - March 22, 2016
OTTAWA, Tuesday, March 22, 2016
The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural
Resources met this day at 5:06 p.m., in room 257, East Block, the chair, the
Honourable Richard Neufeld, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Bellemare,
Johnson, MacDonald, Massicotte, McCoy, Mitchell, Mockler, Neufeld, Patterson and
Other senator present: The Honourable Senator Black (1).
In attendance: Marc LeBlanc and Sam Banks, Analysts, Parliamentary
Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.
Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, March
10, 2016, the committee began its study on the effects of transitioning to a low
Environment and Climate Change Canada:
Dan McDougall, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Branch;
Derek Hermanutz, Director General, Economic Analysis Directorate, Strategic
Mike Beale, Assistant Deputy Minister, Environmental Stewardship Branch.
The chair made a statement.
Mr. McDougall made a statement and, together with Mr. Hermanutz and Mr.
Beale, answered questions.
At 6:46 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the committee