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Meeting No. 42
Wednesday, November 24, 2010

The Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security met in a televised session at 3:30 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: Ed Fast for Brent Rathgeber.


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


Witnesses: Respect Group Inc.: Sheldon Kennedy, Co-Founder. National Pardon Centre: Nicole Levesque, Program Director. Association des services de réhabilitation sociale du Québec: François Bérard, Policy Committee Representative. The Seventh Step Society of Canada: George Myette, Executive Director. As an individual: Lorne Waldman, Lawyer. Victims of Violence: Sharon Rosenfeldt, President. National Pardon Centre: Michael Ashby, Communications Director.

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

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

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

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


At 5:32 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Roger Préfontaine
Clerk of the Committee

2010/11/25 1:06 p.m.