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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 35
Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 10:59 a.m. to 12:58 p.m.
Blaine Calkins, Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Michael Dewing, Analyst
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
• Daniel Therrien, Privacy Commissioner of Canada
• Patricia Kosseim, Senior General Counsel and Director General, Legal Services, Policy, Research and Technology Analysis Branch
• Steven Morgan, Director General, Audit and Review
As an individual
• Wesley Wark, Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa
Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic
• Tamir Israel, Staff Lawyer
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(vi) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, October 18, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA).

Daniel Therrien made a statement and answered questions.

Daniel Blaikie gave notice of the following motion:

That the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, pursuant to Standing Orders 108(2) and 108(3)(h)(vii), undertake a study of the Conflict of Interest Act and other initiatives which relate to the ethical standards of public office holders; that the witnesses invited to appear before the committee in relation to this study include Jon Dugal, Coordinator of Development and Events for the Liberal Party of Canada to testify about his role in the organization of private fundraising events involving Cabinet Ministers; and that the committee report its findings to the House of Commons.

On motion of Joël Lightbound, it was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $ 29,700.00, for the study of Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA), be adopted.

Wesley Wark and Tamir Israel made statements and answered questions.

At 12:48 p.m., Joël Lightbound took the Chair.

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

Hugues La Rue
Clerk of the Committee