Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

Issue No. 16 - Minutes of Proceedings - November 24, 2016


OTTAWA, Thursday, November 24, 2016
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[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources met this day at 8:02 a.m., in room 257, East Block, the chair, the Honourable Richard Neufeld, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Fraser, Lang, MacDonald, Massicotte, Mockler, Neufeld, Patterson, Ringuette and Seidman (9).

Other senator present: The Honourable Senator Griffin (1).

In attendance: Sam Banks, Analyst, 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 continued its study on the effects of transitioning to a low carbon economy. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 4.)

WITNESSES:

Sustainable Development Technology Canada:

Leah Lawrence, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Alberta Innovates:

John Zhou, Vice President, Clean Energy.

The chair made a statement.

Ms. Lawrence and Mr. Zhou each made a statement and answered questions.

At 9:58 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Maxime Fortin

Clerk of the Committee