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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 82
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 3:32 p.m. to 5:31 p.m.
Hon. Hedy Fry, Chair (Liberal)


• David Anderson for Martin Shields (Conservative)
• 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
Canadian Association of Jews and Muslims
• Shahid Akhtar, Co-Chair
• Barbara Landau, Co-chair
Assembly of First Nations
• Perry Bellegarde, National Chief
• Jed Johns, Senior Advisor
As an individual
• Don Hutchinson, Author
York Region District School Board
• Cecil Roach, Coordinating Superintendent of Education, Equity and Community Services
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.

Don Hutchinson and Cecil Roach made statements and answered questions.

At 4:29 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:35 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Shahid Akhtar, Barbara Landau, Perry Bellegarde made statements and, with Jed Johns, answered questions.

At 5:31 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee