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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 147
Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 3:31 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, Vice-Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Alexandra Savoie, Analyst
• Maxime-Olivier Thibodeau, Analyst
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
• Daniel Therrien, Privacy Commissioner of Canada
• Brent Homan, Deputy Commissioner, Compliance Sector
• Daniel Nadeau, Deputy Commissioner, Corporate Management Sector
• Gregory Smolynec, Deputy Commissioner, Policy and Promotion Sector
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Committee commenced consideration of the Main Estimates 2019-20: Vote 1 under Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote 1 under Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Vote 1 under Office of the Senate Ethics Officer and Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15 under Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, referred to the Committee on Thursday, April 11, 2019.

The Chair called Vote 1 under Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada.

Daniel Therrien made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

At 3:35 p.m., Bob Zimmer took the Chair.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h), the Committee commenced its study of a joint investigation of Facebook Inc. by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia.

Daniel Therrien made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

At 5:06 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:08 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That the Committee sit on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and that the meeting be televised.

It was agreed, — That Mark Zuckerberg be summoned to appear before the Committee at a time, date and location to be determined by the Chair and the Clerk of the Committee.

It was agreed, — That Sheryl Sandberg be summoned to appear before the Committee at a time, date, and location to be determined by the Chair and the Clerk of the Committee.

At 5:30 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee