MINUTES OF PROCEEDING
Meeting No. 13
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1997
The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage met at 11:14 o’clock a.m., this day, in room 253-D Centre Block, the Chair, Clifford Lincoln, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Clifford Lincoln, Sarmite Bulte, Jacques Saada, Jim Abbott, Deepak Obhrai, Caroline St-Hilaire and Suzanne Tremblay.
Acting Members present: Gurbax Malhi for Mauril Bélanger.
In attendance: From the Research Branch of the Library of Parliament: René Lemieux and Susan Alter, Research Officers.
Witnesses: From the Department of Canadian Heritage: Michael Wernick, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Management; and Bill Peters, Assistant Deputy Minister, Arts and Heritage.
Michael Wernick made opening statement and, with Bill Peters, answered questions.
At 1:00 o’clock p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.