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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 149
Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 3:31 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Bob Zimmer, Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Alexandra Savoie, Analyst
• Maxime-Olivier Thibodeau, Analyst
Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada
• Caroline Maynard, Information Commissioner of Canada
• France Labine, Deputy Commissioner, Corporate Services, Strategic Planning and Transformation Services
• Layla Michaud, Deputy Commissioner, Investigations and Governance
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Committee resumed 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.

Caroline Maynard made a statement and answered questions.

At 4:28 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:32 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of a summary of evidence.
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $21,100, for the study of ethical aspects of artificial intelligence and algorithms, be adopted.

At 4:45 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee