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

Issue No. 30 - Minutes of Proceedings - September 19, 2017


OTTAWA, Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources met this day at 6:09 pm, in room 257, East Block, the chair, the Honourable Richard Neufeld, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Beyak, Fraser, Griffin, Massicotte, Neufeld, Patterson, Seidman and Wetston (8).

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 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:

Natural Resources Canada:

Dean Haslip, Director General, CanmetENERGY-Ottawa, Innovation and Energy Technology Sector;

Sarah Stinson, Director, Buildings and Industry Division, Office of Energy Efficiency, Energy Sector;

Martin Gaudet, Deputy Director, Housing Division, Office of Energy.

The chair made a statement.

Mr. Haslip and Ms. Stinson each made a statement and, with Mr. Gaudet, answered questions.

At 7:42 pm, the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Maxime Fortin

Clerk of the Committee