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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 85
Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 3:31 p.m. to 5:36 p.m.
Presiding
Hon. Hedy Fry, Chair (Liberal)

• William Amos for Julie Dzerowicz (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
• Erin Virgint, Analyst
• Gabrielle de Billy Brown, Analyst
As an individual
• Karim Achab, Professor of linguistics, University of Ottawa
• Yasmine Mohammed, Author
Statistics Canada
• Yvan Clermont, Director, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics
• Rebecca Kong, Chief, Policing Services Program, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics
Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council
• Faisal Khan Suri, President
• Aurangzeb Qureshi, Vice-President, Public Policy and Communications
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.

Faisal Khan Suri, Aurangzeb Qureshi, Karim Achab and Yasmine Mohammed made statements and answered questions.

At 4:33 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:36 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Yvan Clermont and Rebecca Kong made statements and answered questions.

At 5:19 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:20 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

The Committee proceeded to give drafting instructions to the analysts for a report.

At 5:30 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit.

At 5:36 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee