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Meeting No. 57
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security met in a televised session at 8:45 a.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Daryl Kramp, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Hon. Diane Ablonczy, Rosane Doré Lefebvre, Hon. Wayne Easter, Ted Falk, Randall Garrison, Roxanne James, Daryl Kramp, Rick Norlock and LaVar Payne.


Acting Members present: Niki Ashton for Jean Rousseau and Romeo Saganash for Jean Rousseau.


Other Members present: Elizabeth May.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Tanya Dupuis, Analyst; Christine Morris, Analyst.


Witnesses: As an individual: Pamela Palmater, Chair in Indigenous Governance, Ryerson University, Department of Politics & Public Administration. Toronto Police Service: Steve Irwin, Inspector. Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs: Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President. As individuals: Robert Morrison; Wesley Wark, Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, February 23, 2015, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-51, An Act to enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to amend the Criminal Code, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts.

Pamela Palmater and Steve Irwin made statements and answered questions.


At 9:45 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:48 a.m., the sitting resumed.


Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Robert Morrison and Wesley Wark made statements and answered questions.


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


Leif-Erik Aune
Clerk of the Committee

2015/04/24 8:19 a.m.