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Meeting No. 10
Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 8:47 a.m. this day, in Room 268, La Promenade Building, the Chair, Mike Wallace, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Françoise Boivin, Patrick Brown, Blaine Calkins, Sean Casey, Bob Dechert, Robert Goguen, Pierre Jacob, Matthew Kellway, Ève Péclet, Mike Wallace and David Wilks.


Acting Members present: Djaouida Sellah for Matthew Kellway and Brian Storseth for Kyle Seeback.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Sandra Gruescu, Analyst; Dominique Valiquet, Analyst.


Witnesses: Canadian Cancer Society: Rob Cunningham, Senior Policy Analyst. Non-Smokers' Rights Association: François Damphousse, Director, Quebec Office. Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada: Manuel Arango, Director, Health Policy. Ontario Campaign for Action on Tobacco: Michael Perley, Director. Ontario Provincial Police: Gary Couture, Regional Commander, East Region Headquarters.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, November 5, 2013, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in contraband tobacco).

Rob Cunningham, François Damphousse and Manuel Arango made statements and answered questions.


At 9:43 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:47 a.m., the sitting resumed.


Michael Perley and Gary Couture made statements and answered questions.


It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $6,700, for the study of Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in contraband tobacco), be adopted.


At 10:45 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Jean-François Pagé
Clerk of the Committee

2013/12/13 10:24 a.m.