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Meeting No. 7

Tuesday, December 3, 2002

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 9:03 a.m. this day, in Room 701, La Promenade Building, the acting Chair, John McKay, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Garry Breitkreuz, Chuck Cadman, Ivan Grose, Derek Lee, Paul Harold Macklin, John Maloney, Richard Marceau, John McKay, Lynn Myers, Kevin Sorenson, Pierrette Venne.

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

Witnesses: From the Canadian Security Intelligence Service: Ward P. Elcock, Director. From Correctional Service Canada: Louise Saint-Laurent, Assistant Commissioner, Corporate Services.  From the Department of the Solicitor General: Eva Plunkett, Assistant Deputy Solicitor General, Corporate Management; Patricia J. Hassard, Acting Assistant Deputy Solicitor General, Policing and Law Enforcement; Michel D'Avignon, Director General, National Security Directorate; Chantal Bernier, Assistant Deputy Solicitor General, Strategic Policy and Programs Branch.  From the National Parole Board: Helen Chevalier, Executive Director.  From the Royal Canadian Mounted Police: Paul Gauvin, Deputy Commissioner, Corporate Management and Comptrollership.

Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Committee commenced consideration of Supplementary Estimates (A) 2002-2003: Votes 1a, 10a, 25a, 35a and 40a under Solicitor General, referred to the Committee on October 31, 2002.

Ward P. Elcock and Louise St-Laurent made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

At 10:55 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Patrice Martin




Clerk of the Committee