The Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development met at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room C-160, 1 Wellington Street, the Chair, Bruce Stanton, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Rob Clarke, Marc Lemay, Yvon Lévesque, Hon. Anita Neville, LaVar Payne, Todd Norman Russell, Bruce Stanton and John Weston.
Acting Members present: Hon. Mauril Bélanger for Hon. Larry Bagnell, Dennis Bevington for Jean Crowder, Rod Bruinooge for Earl Dreeshen and Paule Brunelle for Marc Lemay.
Associate Members present: Jeff Watson.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: James Gauthier, Analyst.
Witnesses: Air North: Ben Ryan, Representative. Cargojet Canada Ltd.: James Ballingall, Vice-President, Business Development, Air Cargo Transportation. Fond du Lac Denesuline First Nation: Chief Napoleon Mercredi; Darryl McDonald, Chief Executive Officer. Valpiro Inc.: Richard Brouillard, Director General and President of Airport of Val-d'Or and Regional Committee of the Food Mail Program; Jasmin Frappier, Director General.
The witnesses made statements and answered questions.
At 5:05 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 5:12 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.
The Committee proceeded to give drafting instructions to the Analyst for the report.
At 5:33 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Graeme TrueloveClerk of the Committee