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Meeting No. 40
Wednesday, November 17, 2010

The Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security met in a televised session at 3:31 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Kevin Sorenson, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Don Davies, Roger Gaudet, Mark Holland, Andrew Kania, Ben Lobb, Dave MacKenzie, Phil McColeman, Alexandra Mendes, Maria Mourani, Rick Norlock, Brent Rathgeber and Kevin Sorenson.


Acting Members present: Alan Tonks for Alexandra Mendes.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Lyne Casavant, Analyst; Tanya Dupuis, Analyst.


Appearing: Hon. Vic Toews, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety.


Witnesses: Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness: Mary Campbell, Director General, Corrections Directorate; Daryl Churney, Acting Director, Corrrections Policy Division.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Thursday, June 17, 2010, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-23B, An Act to amend the Criminal Records Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

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

The Chair called Clause 2.


The Minister made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, September 29, 2010, the Committee commenced its review of the Criminal Records Act (Private Members' Business M-514).

The Minister made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.


At 5:03 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:05 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

At 5:29 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Roger Préfontaine
Clerk of the Committee

2010/11/18 11:42 a.m.