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Meeting No. 11
Wednesday, March 25, 2009

The Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics met in camera at 4:39 p.m. this day, in Room 308, West Block, the Chair, Paul Szabo, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Kelly Block, Earl Dreeshen, Russ Hiebert, Michelle Simson, Paul Szabo and Borys Wrzesnewskyj.


Acting Members present: Roger Gaudet for Ève-Mary Thaï Thi Lac, Richard Nadeau for Carole Freeman and Tilly O'Neill-Gordon for Bob Dechert.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Élise Hurtubise-Loranger, Analyst; Alysia Davies, Analyst.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, February 9, 2009, the Committee resumed its study on the Privacy Act Reform.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That an invitation be sent to the Minister of Justice and to the Minister of Public Safety to appear before the Committee in relation to the study of the Privacy Act reform.


It was agreed, — That the Committee's business calendar be established as follow:

Meeting of Monday, March 30, 2009

-Study: Access to Information Act reform

Meeting of Wednesday, April 1, 2009

-Study: Privacy Act reform or the study on Access to Information Act reform

Meeting of Monday, April 20, 2009

-Study: Main Estimates

-Witness: Mary Dawson, Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner

Meeting of Wednesday, April 22, 2009

-Study: Access to Information Act reform

-Witness: Minister of Justice

Meeting of Monday, April 27, 2009

-Study: Briefing

-Witness: Christiane Ouimet, Commissioner - Public Sector Integrity Canada

Meeting of Wednesday, May 13, 2009

-Study: Main Estimates

-Witness: Robert Marleau, Information Commissioner

Meeting of Monday, May 25, 2009

-Study: Main Estimates

-Witness: Jennifer Stoddart, Privacy Commissioner.


At 5:07 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Jacques Maziade
Clerk of the Committee

2009/04/20 8:54 a.m.