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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 136
Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 3:30 p.m. to 5:22 p.m.
Bob Zimmer, Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Alexandra Savoie, Analyst
• Maxime-Olivier Thibodeau, Analyst
Treasury Board Secretariat
• Alex Benay, Chief Information Officer of the Government of Canada
• Ruth Naylor, Executive Director, Information and Privacy Policy Division, Chief Information Officer Branch
• John O'Brien, Director, Security and Engineering Reliability, Canadian Digital Service
• Aaron Snow, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Digital Service
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(vii) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of privacy of digital government services.

Alex Benay and Aaron Snow made statements and, with John O'Brien and Ruth Naylor, answered questions.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

On motion of Charlie Angus, ORDERED, — That the Chair send a letter to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs drawing their attention to the conclusions contained in the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics’ 16th report entitled “Addressing Digital Privacy Vulnerabilities and Potential Threats to Canada’s Democratic Electoral Process”.

At 5:22 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Marie-Hélène Sauvé
Committee Clerk