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Meeting No. 88

Thursday, May 9, 2002

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met in a televised session at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Vice-Chair, John McKay, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Bill Blaikie, Chuck Cadman, Irwin Cotler, Hedy Fry, Ivan Grose, Derek Lee, Peter MacKay, Paul Harold Macklin, John Maloney, John McKay, Kevin Sorenson, Vic Toews.

Acting Members present: Robert Lanctôt for Michel Bellehumeur; Gérard Binet for Derek Lee; John Richardson for Lynn Myers.

In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: Nancy Holmes, analyst; Philip Rosen, senior analyst.

Appearing: From the House of Commons: Martin Cauchon, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada.

Witnesses: From the Department of Justice: Morris Rosenberg, Deputy Minister & Deputy Attorney General; Catherine MacLeod, Director, Ministerial Cabinet.

Pursuant to an Order of Reference dated Tuesday, February 28, 2002, the Committee commenced the study of the Estimates 2002-2003: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 and 55, under the Department of Justice.

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

At 5:30 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-François Pagé / Marie Danielle Vachon



Clerks of the Committee