Evidence of meeting #32 for Public Safety and National Security in the 40th Parliament, 2nd Session. (The original version is on Parliament’s site, as are the minutes.) The winning word was health.

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The Clerk of the Committee Mr. Roger Préfontaine

Honourable members, I see a quorum.

We can now proceed to the election of the chair. I am ready to receive motions to that effect.

Mr. Holland.

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Liberal

Mark Holland Ajax—Pickering, ON

After being heavily lobbied by many different candidates, I've decided to nominate Garry Breitkreuz for the position of chair.

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The Clerk

It has been moved by Mr. Holland that Garry Breitkreuz be elected as chair of the committee.

Are there any further motions?

Is it the pleasure of the committee to adopt the motion?

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Some hon. members

Agreed.

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The Clerk

I declare the motion carried and Mr. Breitkreuz duly elected chair of the committee.

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Some hon. members

Hear, hear!

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The Clerk

I am also prepared to receive motions for the first vice-chair.

Mr. Breitkreuz.

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Conservative

The Chair Garry Breitkreuz

I'd like to nominate Mr. Mark Holland for that position, please.

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The Clerk

It has been moved by Mr. Breitkreuz that Mark Holland be elected as first vice-chair of the committee.

Are there further motions?

Monsieur Ménard.

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Bloc

Serge Ménard Marc-Aurèle-Fortin, QC

I nominate Don Davies for the position of second vice-chair.

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The Clerk

This is the election for the position of first vice-chair.

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Bloc

Serge Ménard Marc-Aurèle-Fortin, QC

I thought it was done.

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The Clerk

There being no further motions, is it the pleasure of the committee to adopt the motion?

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Some hon. members

Agreed.

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The Clerk

I declare the motion carried and Mark Holland duly elected first vice-chair of the committee.