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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 35
 
Monday, May 4, 2015
 

The Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics met at 3:29 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Pierre-Luc Dusseault, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Charlie Angus, Charmaine Borg, Ray Boughen, Paul Calandra, Patricia Davidson, Pierre-Luc Dusseault, Larry Maguire, Tilly O'Neill Gordon, Scott Simms and Bob Zimmer.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: Maxime-Olivier Thibodeau, Analyst. House of Commons: Caroline Massicotte, Procedural Clerk.

 
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.
 

Charlie Angus moved, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Committee undertake a study of the Main Estimates for the 2015-16 fiscal year; that the Committee invite as part of the study the Information Commissioner of Canada, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, the Lobbying Commissioner of Canada, and the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner of Canada; and that the Committee report to the House by Friday, May 29, 2015.

 

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

 

Charlie Angus moved, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h), the Committee undertake a study of the report of the Information Commissioner and its 85 recommendations, entitled “Striking the Right Balance for Transparency–Recommendations to modernize the Access to Information Act”, referred to the Committee on March 31, 2015; that the Committee invite as part of the study the Information Commissioner of Canada and the President of the Treasury Board; and that the Committee report its findings to the House.

 

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 3; NAYS: 6.

 
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, November 7, 2013, the Committee resumed its study of the growing problem of identity theft and its economic impact.
 

On motion of Paul Calandra, it was agreed, — That the Committee commence consideration of a draft report on Monday, May 11, 2015.

 

Paul Calandra moved, — That the Committee do now adjourn.

 

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 0.

 

At 3:41 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Joann Garbig
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
2015/05/25 10:39 a.m.