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Meeting No. 14

Wednesday, May 9, 2001

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 308, West Block, the Chair, Andy Scott, presiding.

Member(s) of the Committee present: Carole-Marie Allard, Bill Blaikie, Chuck Cadman, Paul DeVillers, Ivan Grose, Peter MacKay, John Maloney, John McKay, Lynn Myers, Stephen Owen, Andy Scott, Vic Toews, Pierrette Venne.

Acting Member present: Randy White for Larry Spencer.

In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: Philip Rosen, Senior Analyst.

Appearing: From the Department of the Solicitor General of Canada: The Hon. Lawrence MacAulay, Solicitor General of Canada.

Witness(es): From the Department of the Solicitor General of Canada: Nicole Jauvin, Deputy Solicitor General. From the Canadian Security Intelligence Service: Ward P. Elcock, Director. From the Correctional Service of Canada: Lucie McClung, Commissioner. From the National Parole Board: Renée Collette, Acting Chair. From the Royal Canadian Mounted Police: Guiliano Zaccardelli, Commissioner.

Pursuant to Standing Order 81(6) and the Order of Reference dated Tuesday, February 27, 2001, relating to the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2002, being read as follows:

ORDERED, -- That Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50 under SOLICITOR GENERAL, be referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The Chair called Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50.

The Minister made opening statement and with the other witnesses answered questions.

At 5:31 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Catherine Barrette / Roger Préfontaine


Clerk(s) of the Committee