Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

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.
  • Canada's 150th anniversary celebrations in 2017.
  • The five-year strategic plan (2010–15) of the CBC.


Party Member District
  Liberal Hedy Fry, Chair Vancouver Centre, BC
  Liberal Pierre Breton Shefford, QC
  Liberal Julie Dabrusin Toronto—Danforth, ON
  Liberal Seamus O'Regan St. John's South—Mount Pearl, NL
  Liberal Darrell Samson Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook, NS
  Liberal Dan Vandal Saint Boniface—Saint Vital, MB
  Conservative Larry Maguire, Vice-Chair Brandon—Souris, MB
  Conservative Peter Van Loan York—Simcoe, ON
  Conservative Kevin Waugh Saskatoon—Grasswood, SK
  New Democratic Pierre Nantel, Vice-Chair Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher, QC


  • Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure (SCHP)


Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage (CHPC)