Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU)

On February 6th, the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA) met to continue consideration of Bill C-316: An Act to Amend the Employment Insurance Act (Incarceration). Statements were made by witnesses Catherine Latimer: Executive Director for the John Howard Society of Canada, Kim Pate: Executive Director for the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies and Louis Beauséjour: Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Skills and Development Branch for the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development. 

On February 8th, Kellie Leitch, MP for Simcoe-Grey, moved to have Bill C-316 amended.  This was implemented by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.  It was then ordered that the Chair would report the newly amended Bill C-316 to the House and for it to be reprinted for the House for report stage.