Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
Issue No. 53 - Minutes of Proceedings - November 29, 2018 (in camera)
OTTAWA, Thursday, November 29, 2018
The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources met in camera this day at 8:25
a.m., in room 257, East Block, the chair, the Honourable Rosa Galvez, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Cordy, Galvez, LaBoucane-Benson, MacDonald,
Mockler, Neufeld, Patterson, Richards, Seidman, Simons and Woo (11).
In attendance: Sam Banks and Jesse Good, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of
Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.
It was agreed that the committee allow transcription of the in camera meeting, that a copy be kept by the clerk for
consultation by the committee members present or by the committee analysts; and that it be destroyed by the clerk
when the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure so authorizes, but no later than the end of the parliamentary
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, the committee
continued its consideration of the subject matter of those elements contained in Division 5 of Part 4 of Bill C-86, A
second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other
measures. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 52.)
Pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee considered a draft report.
It was agreed that the draft report be adopted; that the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure be empowered to
approve the final version of the report, taking into consideration this meeting's discussions, with any necessary
editorial, grammatical and translation changes as required.
It was agreed that the chair be authorized to table the report in 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.)
At 8:30 a.m., pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee considered a draft report.
At 9:05 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.