Evidence of meeting #160 for Citizenship and Immigration in the 42nd Parliament, 1st Session. (The original version is on Parliament’s site, as are the minutes.)

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MPs speaking

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Clerk of the Committee  Ms. Evelyn Lukyniuk

3:30 p.m.

The Clerk of the Committee Ms. Evelyn Lukyniuk

Honourable members of the committee, I see a quorum.

I must inform members that the clerk of the committee can only receive motions for the election of the chair. The clerk cannot receive any other types of motions, cannot entertain points of order, nor participate in debate.

We can now proceed to the election of the chair. Pursuant to Standing Order 106(2), the chair must be a member of the government party.

I am ready to receive motions for the chair.

3:30 p.m.


Francis Scarpaleggia Liberal Lac-Saint-Louis, QC

I would like to nominate Nick Whalen.

3:30 p.m.

The Clerk

It has been moved by Francis Scarpaleggia that Nick Whalen be elected as chair of the committee.

Are there any further motions?

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

(Motion agreed to)

I declare the motion carried and Nick Whalen duly elected chair of the committee.

3:30 p.m.

Some hon. members

Hear, hear!

3:30 p.m.

The Clerk

I invite Mr. Whalen to take the chair.

3:30 p.m.


The Chair Liberal Nick Whalen

Thank you very much for the nomination, Mr. Scarpaleggia.

I'll now suspend while we go in camera.

[Proceedings continue in camera]