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

A recording is available from Parliament.

On the agenda

MPs speaking

Also speaking

Clerk of the Committee  Mr. André Gagnon

1:05 p.m.

The Clerk of the Committee Mr. André Gagnon

We now have quorum and can proceed to the election of the chair. I am ready to receive a motion.

Go ahead, Mr. Schellenberger.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

Gary Schellenberger Conservative Perth—Wellington, ON

I move that Mr. Allison be chair.

1:05 p.m.

The Clerk

Mr. Schellenberger moves that Mr. Dean Allison be elected chair of the Liaison Committee.

Are there any other motions?

(Motion agreed to)

Mr. Allison is elected chair of the Liaison Committee.

We will proceed to the vice-chair of the committee. I am now ready to take a motion.

Go ahead, Mr. Tweed.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

Merv Tweed Conservative Brandon—Souris, MB

Do they have to come from all parties?

1:05 p.m.

The Clerk

The rules only indicate that we need to elect the vice-chair. The rules don't specify whether it is from the opposition or from the government side.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

Merv Tweed Conservative Brandon—Souris, MB

Who was the previous one?

1:05 p.m.

The Clerk

Mr. Murphy was the previous vice-chair.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

Merv Tweed Conservative Brandon—Souris, MB

I'll nominate Shawn Murphy.

1:05 p.m.

The Clerk

Mr. Tweed moves that Mr. Murphy be elected vice-chair of the committee.

Are there any other motions?

(Motion agreed to)

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

I now invite Mr. Allison to take the chair for the rest of the meeting.

1:05 p.m.

Some hon. members

Hear, hear!

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Dean Allison

We'll continue with the agenda.

We now need to look at the subcommittee on committee budgets. We'll need to nominate an additional five members. I'll take some nominations from the floor.

Go ahead, Mr. Bezan.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

James Bezan Conservative Selkirk—Interlake, MB

I'd like to nominate Mr. Miller.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Dean Allison

Thank you very much.

Go ahead, Ms. Hoeppner.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

Candice Bergen Conservative Portage—Lisgar, MB

I'd like to nominate Mr. Bezan.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Dean Allison

Okay. Are there any other nominations?

Go ahead, Mr. Rajotte.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

James Rajotte Conservative Edmonton—Leduc, AB

I nominate Mr. Tweed.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Dean Allison

Okay. Are there any other nominations?

Go ahead, Mr. Miller.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

Larry Miller Conservative Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound, ON

I'd like to nominate Mr. Preston.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Dean Allison

Okay.

Go ahead, Mr. Preston.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

Joe Preston Conservative Elgin—Middlesex—London, ON

You're in the restaurant business, aren't you, Mr. Allison? As soon as I put something in my mouth, he asks me how my meal is.

I'd like to nominate Mr. Miller. If he's already nominated, then I nominate Mr. Bezan.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Dean Allison

You're going to second both of them, right?

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

Joe Preston Conservative Elgin—Middlesex—London, ON

How many do we need?

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Dean Allison

We need one more.

Go ahead, Mr. Sorenson.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

Kevin Sorenson Conservative Crowfoot, AB

I'll nominate Andrew Kania.

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Dean Allison

Okay. I have Mr. Miller, Mr. Bezan, Mr. Tweed, Mr. Preston, and Mr. Kania.

I'll call the question. All those in favour of those names for the subcommittee, please signify.

(Motion agreed to)

Thank you, ladies and gentlemen.

Let's move in camera.

[Proceedings continue in camera]