Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

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The House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage (CHPC) is a standing committee of the House of Commons of Canada.


  • Review and study the policies and programs of the Department of Canadian Heritage and its agencies.
  • Promote culture, the arts, heritage, audiovisual, sport, official languages, citizenship and participation as well as Aboriginal, youth and sport initiatives.


Party Member District
  Liberal Scott Simms, Chair Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame, NL
  Liberal Lyne Bessette Brome—Missisquoi, QC
  Liberal Shaun Chen Scarborough North, ON
  Liberal Julie Dabrusin Toronto—Danforth, ON
  Liberal Anthony Housefather Mount Royal, QB
  Liberal Tim Louis Kitchener—Conestoga, ON
  Conservative Steven Blaney, Vice-Chair Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis, QC
  Conservative Martin Shields Bow River, AB
  Conservative Nelly Shin Port Moody—Coquitlam, BC
  Conservative Kevin Waugh Saskatoon—Grasswood, SK
  Bloc Quebecois Martin Champoux, Vice-Chair Drummond, QC
  New Democratic Party Heather McPherson Edmonton Strathcona, QC


  • Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure (SCHP)


Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage (CHPC)