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
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.)
Natural Resources Canada:
Dean Haslip, Director General, CanmetENERGY-Ottawa, Innovation and Energy
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,
At 7:42 pm, the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.