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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Meeting No. 27

Wednesday, October 17, 2001

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 3:35 p.m. this day, in Room 308, West Block, the Chair, Andy Scott, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Paul DeVillers, Ivan Grose, Peter MacKay, Denis Paradis, Andy Scott, Vic Toews.

Acting Members present: Brian Fitzpatrick for Myron Thompson, Howard Hilstrom fro Chuck Cadman, Diane Bourgeois for Michel Bellehumeur.

Associate Member present: Tom Wappel.

In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: Gérald Lafrenière researcher.

Witnesses: From the Canada Mink Breeders Association: Gary Hazlewood, Chair, Government Liaison Committee; Karlene Hart, Executive Secretary. From the Zoocheck Canada Inc.: Brian McHattie, Marine Mammal Coordinator; Troy Seidle, Board Member. From the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies: Bob Gardiner, Co-Chair, CFHS Status of Animals Committee; Craig Daniell, Director of Investigations, Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. From the Canadian Federation of Agriculture: Jack Wilkinson, Board Member.

Pursuant to its Order of Reference of Monday, March 19, 2001, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-15, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to amend other Acts (See Minutes of Proceedings, Tuesday, October 2, 2001, Meeting No. 22).

Gary Hazlewood, Brian McHattie, Troy Seidle, Bob Gardiner and Jack Wilkinson each made statements and, with Karlene Hart and Craig Daniell, answered questions.

At 5:32 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Catherine Barrette / Marie Danielle Vachon

 

 

 

Clerks of the Committee