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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 53
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 4:16 p.m. to 5:24 p.m.
Presiding
Blaine Calkins, Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Michael Dewing, Analyst
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic
• Tamir Israel, Staff Lawyer
Canadian Bar Association
• Suzanne Morin, Vice-President, Privacy and Access Law Section
As an individual
• Jennifer Stoddart
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(vi) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

Jennifer Stoddart, Tamir Israel and Suzanne Morin made statements and answered questions.

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

Motion

Pat Kelly moved, — That the Committee invite the President of the Treasury Board, the Honorable Scott Brison, to appear before it as soon as possible to discuss the recent decision to postpone his proposed reforms to the Access to Information Act.

The question was put on the motion and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 3; NAYS: 6.

Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic
• Tamir Israel, Staff Lawyer
Canadian Bar Association
• Suzanne Morin, Vice-President, Privacy and Access Law Section
As an individual
• Jennifer Stoddart
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(vi) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 5:14 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit.

At 5:24 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Hugues La Rue
Clerk of the Committee