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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 32
Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 11:00 a.m. to 12:58 p.m.
Presiding
Joël Lightbound, Vice-Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Michael Dewing, Analyst
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
• Daniel Therrien, Privacy Commissioner of Canada
• Sue Lajoie, Director General, Privacy Act Investigations
• Patricia Kosseim, Senior General Counsel and Director General, Legal Services, Policy, Research and Technology Analysis Branch
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.

Daniel Therrien made a statement and, with Sue Lajoie and Patricia Kosseim, answered questions.

At 12:25 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:28 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That the motion adopted on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 concerning the review of the Law on the Protection of Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) now read as follows:

That the Committee commit to undertake the review of the Law on the Protection of Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) directly following the end of the current study, namely the study of the Privacy Act.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of the Privacy Act, Members of the Committee send their questions for the European Data Protection Supervisor to the Clerk by Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at the latest.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the studies of the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), Members of the Committee send their lists of witnesses to the Clerk as soon as possible.

The Committee proceeded to give drafting instructions to the Analysts for a report in relation to the study of the Privacy Act.

At 12:58 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Hugues La Rue
Clerk of the Committee