Evidence of meeting #1 for Liaison in the 40th Parliament, 3rd Session. (The original version is on Parliament’s site, as are the minutes.) The winning word was hear.

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The Clerk of the Committee Mr. André Gagnon

Good afternoon.

We have quorum.

Since there is something on your agenda at two o'clock today, we should probably now proceed to the election of the chair. Under Standing Order 97, we will proceed with that right away.

Monsieur Blaney.

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Conservative

Steven Blaney Lévis—Bellechasse, QC

Mr. Chair, I nominate Mr. Dean Allison.

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The Clerk

Mr. Blaney has nominated Mr. Allison for the position of chair.

Are there any other motions?

(Motion agreed to)

I declare Mr. Allison duly elected chair of the Liaison Committee.

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Some hon. members

Hear, hear!

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The Clerk

We shall now proceed to the election of the vice-chair. We are now open for motions.

Mr. Szabo.

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Liberal

Paul Szabo Mississauga South, ON

I'd like to propose Mr. Shawn Murphy.

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The Clerk

Mr. Szabo proposes Shawn Murphy as vice-chair of the Liaison Committee.

Are there any other motions?

(Motion agreed to)

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Some hon. members

Hear, hear!

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The Clerk

Mr. Murphy is elected vice-chair of the committee.

I invite Mr. Allison to take the chair.

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Conservative

The Chair Dean Allison

Just before we get started, we have a new member of our committee. I want to welcome Candice Hoeppner. It's nice to have you here.

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Some hon. members

Hear, hear!

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Conservative

The Chair Dean Allison

Now as we proceed down our agenda we're going to look at the subcommittee and committee budgets. What we're proposing is that we add the five names to that list. So what I'll do now is take nominations from the floor for the subcommittee on committee budgets.

Mr. Miller.

1:10 p.m.

Conservative

Larry Miller Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound, ON

I nominate Merv Tweed.

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Conservative

The Chair Dean Allison

Thank you very much.

Mr. Sweet.

1:10 p.m.

Conservative

David Sweet Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale, ON

I nominate James Bezan.