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Meeting No. 14
Thursday, February 17, 2011

The Legislative Committee on Bill C-32 met in a televised session at 11:01 a.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Gordon Brown, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Charlie Angus, Hon. Maxime Bernier, Peter Braid, Gordon Brown, Serge Cardin, Dean Del Mastro, Ed Fast, Marc Garneau, Mike Lake, Carole Lavallée, Hon. Dan McTeague, Pablo Rodriguez and Scott Simms.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Maxime-Olivier Thibodeau, Analyst.


Witnesses: Canadian Association of Film Distributors and Exporters: Ted East, President; Patrick Roy, Member, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Vivafilm; David Reckziegel, Member, Co-President eOne Films. Canadian Motion Picture Distributors Association: Wendy Noss, Executive Director. Association des réalisateurs et réalisatrices du Québec: François Côté, President; Caroline Fortier, Executive Director. Documentary Organization of Canada: Lisa Fitzgibbons, Executive Director; Cameron McMaster, Policy and Research Coordinator. Writers Guild of Canada: Maureen Parker, Executive Director; Jill Golick, President. Association des producteurs de films et de télévision du Québec: Brigitte Doucet, Deputy General Director; Patrick Boie, Director, Communications.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Friday, November 5, 2010, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-32, An Act to amend the Copyright Act.

Wendy Noss, Ted East, Patrick Roy and David Reckziegel made statements and answered questions.


At 12:02 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:08 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Caroline Fortier, François Côté, Lisa Fitzgibbons, Maureen Parker, Jill Golick and Brigitte Doucet made statements and, with Cameron McMaster and Patrick Boie, answered questions.


At 1:04 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Andrew Bartholomew Chaplin
Clerk of the Committee

2011/03/01 10:27 a.m.