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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 4
Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 8:45 a.m. to 10:49 a.m.
Blaine Calkins, Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
• Maxime-Olivier Thibodeau, Analyst
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta
• Jill Clayton, Commissioner
• Sharon Ashmore, General Counsel
• Kim Kreutzer Work, Director, Knowledge Management
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
• Brian Beamish, Commissioner
Commission d'accès à l'information du Québec
• Diane Poitras, Vice-president
• Jean-Sébastien Desmeules, Secretary General and Chief of Legal Services
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.

Diane Poitras, by videoconference from Montreal, Quebec, Brian Beamish, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, and Jill Clayton, by videoconference from Edmonton, Alberta, made statements and answered questions.

At 10:29 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:31 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

At 10:49 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michel Marcotte
Clerk of the Committee