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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 21
Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 8:46 a.m. to 10:43 a.m.
Presiding
Blaine Calkins, Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(vi) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the Access to Information Act.

It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "Review of the Access to Information Act".

It was agreed, — That the Chair, Clerk and Analysts be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.

It was agreed, — That the Chair present the report to the House.

It was agreed, — That the Chair write a letter to Minister Scott Brison highlighting the first phase changes recommended in the Report.

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee request that the Government table a comprehensive response to the report.

At 8:51 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 8:55 a.m., the sitting resumed in public.

As an individual
• Lisa Austin, Associate Professor, University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights
• David Lyon, Professor, Queen's University
• Teresa Scassa, Full Professor, University of Ottawa, Canada Research Chair in Information Law
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(vi) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the Privacy Act.

David Lyon, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, Teresa Scassa and Lisa Austin made statements and answered questions.

At 10:48 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:49 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

It was agreed, — That the meeting planned for Thursday, June 16, 2016 be cancelled.

At 10:43 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Michel Marcotte
Clerk of the Committee