Pursuant to the order of the Senate of November 17, 2020, the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources met this day in room W110, 1 Wellington St., and with videoconference at 9:01 a.m. [ET], the chair, the Honourable Paul J. Massicotte, presiding.
Members of the committee present by videoconference: The Honourable Senators Anderson, Black (Alberta), Carignan, P.C., Cordy, Galvez, Massicotte, McCallum, Miville-Dechêne, Patterson, Simons, Verner, P.C. and Wells (12).
Other senator present by videoconference: The Honourable Senator Ravalia (1).
Participating in the meeting: Barbara Reynolds, Procedural Clerk, and Shaila Anwar, Principal Clerk, Committees Directorate; Sam Banks and Ross Linden-Fraser, 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 Tuesday, December 8, 2020, the committee continued its consideration of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Offshore Health and Safety Act.
APPEARING (by videoconference):
The Honourable Seamus O'Regan, P.C., M.P., Minister of Natural Resources.