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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 77
Monday, October 16, 2017, 3:29 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Hon. Hedy Fry, Chair (Liberal)



• David Anderson for Martin Shields (Conservative)
• Jenny Kwan for Pierre Nantel (NDP)
• Scott Reid for Hon. Peter Van Loan (Conservative)
• David Sweet for Robert Kitchen (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Gabrielle de Billy Brown, Analyst
• Erin Virgint, Analyst
As individuals
• Farzana Hassan, Author, Columnist
• Sherif Emil, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Faculty of Medecine, McGill University, Director, Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Montreal Children's Hospital
• Andrew P.W. Bennett, Senior Fellow
Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada
• Laurence Worthen, Executive Director
Voice of Vedas Cultural Sabha
• Budhendranauth Doobay, Chairman
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, the Committee resumed its study of systemic racism and religious discrimination.

Sherif Emil and Laurence Worthen made statements and answered questions.

At 4:39 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:45 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Farzana Hassan, Andrew P.W. Bennett and Doobay Budhendranauth made statements and answered questions.

At 5:45 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee