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Meeting No. 19
Thursday, February 10, 2005

The Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates met in a televised session at 3:31 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C Centre Block, the Chair, Leon E. Benoit, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Leon E. Benoit, Marcel Gagnon, Marc Godbout, Guy Lauzon, Diane Marleau, Pat Martin, Francis Scarpaleggia, Paul Szabo and Louise Thibault.


Acting Members present: Gary Carr for Ken Boshcoff, Ken Epp for Randy White and Pierre Poilievre for Joe Preston.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Philippe Le Goff, Analyst; Tara Gray, Analyst.


Witnesses: Royal Canadian Mounted Police: Brian Flanagan, Representative, Staff Relations Representative Program; Norm Fleming, Representative, Staff Relations Representative Program. House of Commons: Rob Walsh, Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel; Richard Denis, Deputy Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel; Gregory Tardi, Senior Legal Counsel, Legal Services.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, October 18, 2004, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-11, An Act to establish a procedure for the disclosure of wrongdoings in the public sector, including the protection of persons who disclose the wrongdoings.

Pursuant to Standing Order 75(1), consideration of Clause 1 was postponed.

The Chair called Clause 2.


S/Sgt Brian Flanagan made a statement and Sgt Norm Fleming answered questions.


At 4:37 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:42 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Rob Walsh made a statement and answered questions.


It was agreed, — That the brief presented by Rob Walsh be taken as read and published in today’s Evidence.


At 5:34 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Miriam Burke
Clerk of the Committee

2005-03-01 4:06 p.m.