Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
National Holocaust Monument Act

Mr. Speaker, the member is right, the bill lays out a framework and some timeline of how this monument will move its way through government.
 
The bill also asks the minister responsible to put together a council of no more than five members from the community. Canadians at large will be asked to submit their names to apply to be on this council. This council will be responsible for the design of the monument, arranging or putting together the funds for it as well, and for raising funds throughout Canada, through the community. I definitely believe it will be well beyond just the Jewish community. I think Canadians in general would be very eager and willing to support this monument.
 
It is the design and the funds that will come from this council. I have spoken to a number of organizations that are very eager and willing to support this council and their work in putting this national monument together.

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