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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 37
 
Monday, May 25, 2015
 

The Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics met in a televised session at 3:29 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Pierre-Luc Dusseault, presiding.

 

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

 

Acting Members present: Bob Dechert for Paul Calandra and Pat Martin for Charlie Angus.

 

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

 

Witnesses: Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner: Mary Dawson, Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner; Denise Benoit, Director, Corporate Management; Lyne Robinson-Dalpé, Director, Advisory and Compliance. Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada: Suzanne Legault, Information Commissioner of Canada. Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying: Karen E. Shepherd, Commissioner of Lobbying; René Leblanc, Deputy Commissioner and Chief Financial Officer. Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada: Daniel Therrien, Privacy Commissioner of Canada; Daniel Nadeau, Director General and Chief Financial Officer; Patricia Kosseim, Senior General Counsel and Director General, Legal Services, Policy and Research.

 
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Committee commenced consideration of the Main Estimates 2015-16: Vote 1 under OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF LOBBYING, vote 1 under OFFICE OF THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND ETHICS COMMISSIONER, votes 1 and 5 under OFFICE OF THE INFORMATION AND PRIVACY COMMISSIONERS OF CANADA and vote 1 under SENATE ETHICS OFFICER, referred to the Committee on Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
 

The Chair called Vote 1 under OFFICE OF THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND ETHICS COMMISSIONER and Votes 1 and 5 under OFFICE OF THE INFORMATION AND PRIVACY COMMISSIONERS OF CANADA.

 

Mary Dawson and Suzanne Legault made statements and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

 

At 4:25 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:30 p.m., the sitting resumed.

 

The Chair called Vote 1 under OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF LOBBYING.

 

Karen E. Shepherd and Daniel Therrien made statements and answered questions.

 

Vote 1 under OFFICE OF THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND ETHICS COMMISSIONER carried.

 

Vote 1 under OFFICE OF THE INFORMATION AND PRIVACY COMMISSIONERS OF CANADA carried on division.

 

Vote 5 under OFFICE OF THE INFORMATION AND PRIVACY COMMISSIONERS OF CANADA carried on division.

 

Vote 1 under OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF LOBBYING carried on division.

 

Vote 1 under SENATE ETHICS OFFICER carried on division.

 

ORDERED, — That the Chair report Vote 1 under OFFICE OF THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND ETHICS COMMISSIONER, votes 1 and 5 under OFFICE OF THE INFORMATION AND PRIVACY COMMISSIONERS OF CANADA, vote 1 under OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF LOBBYING and vote 1 under SENATE ETHICS OFFICER, less the amounts voted in Interim Supply, to the House.

 

At 5:28 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Joann Garbig
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
2015/05/26 10:17 a.m.