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Meeting No. 25
Tuesday, May 26, 2009

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 10:58 a.m. this day, in Room 536, Wellington Building, the Chair, Ed Fast, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Joe Comartin, Hon. Ujjal Dosanjh, Ed Fast, Marc Lemay, Réal Ménard, Rob Moore, Brian Murphy, Rick Norlock, Daniel Petit and Brent Rathgeber.


Acting Members present: Luc Malo for Réal Ménard.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Robin MacKay, Analyst; Dominique Valiquet, Analyst; Célia Jutras, Intern.


Witnesses: Royal Canadian Mounted Police: Supt Michel Aubin, Director, Federal and International Operations; Gary Shinkaruk, Officer in Charge, Project EPandora; Len Isnor, Detective Sergeant, National Intel Coordinator. Sûreté du Québec: Jocelyn Latulippe, Chief Inspector, Director of Criminal Investigation Services; Serge Vandal, Lieutenant, Officer in Charge, Organized Crime Intelligence Unit; Francis Brabant, Legal Counsel. Public Prosecution Service of Canada: Christopher Mainella, Senior Counsel. As an individual: Kent Roach, Pritchard-Wilson, Chair, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Wednesday, April 22, 2009, the Committee resumed its study on declaring certain groups criminal organizations.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


At 11:49 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:02 p.m., the sitting resumed.


At 12:58 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Miriam Burke
Clerk of the Committee

2009/06/29 3:32 p.m.