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Meeting No. 6
Monday, March 2, 2009

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Ed Fast, presiding.


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


Acting Members present: Hon. Larry Bagnell for Brian Murphy, Hon. Scott Brison for Hon. Dominic LeBlanc and Rick Dykstra for Rob Moore.


In attendance: House of Commons: Isabelle Duford, Committee Clerk. Library of Parliament: Robin MacKay, Analyst; Dominique Valiquet, Analyst.


Witnesses: Government of Ontario: Yvona Buczek, Assistant Section Head, Toxicology, Centre of Forensic Sciences, Toxicology Section, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services; Marc Pelletier, Forensic Toxicologist, Centre of Forensic Sciences, Toxicology Section, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. Canadian Automobile Association: Eric Lamoureux, Manager of Government Relations, National Public Affairs. Alcohol Countermeasure Systems Corp.: Ian Marples, General Counsel. Mothers Against Drunk Driving: Andrew Murie, Chief Executive Officer; Robert Solomon, Legal Director; Margaret Miller, National President. Traffic Injury Research Foundation: Robyn Robertson, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, February 9, 2009, the Committee resumed its study of the comprehensive review of matters related to Impaired Driving.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


At 5:16 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:20 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

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


Miriam Burke
Clerk of the Committee

2009/06/29 3:38 p.m.