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Meeting No. 64
Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security met in a televised session at 8:30 a.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Daryl Kramp, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Rosane Doré Lefebvre, Randall Garrison, Roxanne James, Daryl Kramp, LaVar Payne and Jean Rousseau.


Acting Members present: Sean Casey for Hon. Wayne Easter, Bryan Hayes for Rick Norlock, Ryan Leef for Hon. Diane Ablonczy, Élaine Michaud for Randall Garrison and David Wilks for Ted Falk.


Associate Members present: Garry Breitkreuz.


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


Appearing: Hon. Steven Blaney, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.


Witnesses: Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness: Kathy Thompson, Assistant Deputy Minister, Community Safety and Countering Crime Branch; Lyndon Murdock, Director, Firearms and Operational Policing Policy. Department of Justice: Julie Besner, Acting Senior Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, April 20, 2015, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-42, An Act to amend the Firearms Act and the Criminal Code and to make a related amendment and a consequential amendment to other Acts.

The Minister made a statement and answered questions.


At 9:26 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:29 a.m., the sitting resumed.


The witnesses answered questions.


At 10:29 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Leif-Erik Aune
Clerk of the Committee

2015/06/10 3:05 p.m.