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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 65
Thursday, June 15, 2017, 3:32 p.m. to 5:36 p.m.
Blaine Calkins, Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Michael Dewing, Analyst
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
American Civil Liberties Union
• Esha Bhandari, Staff Attorney, Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project
British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
• Meghan McDermott, Policy Officer
• Micheal Vonn, Policy Director
Canadian Civil Liberties Association
• Brenda McPhail, Director, Privacy, Technology and Surveillance Project
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(vii) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, the Committee commenced its study of the privacy of Canadians at airports, borders and travelling in the United States.

Brenda McPhail, Micheal Vonn, by videoconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, Meghan McDermott, by videoconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, and Esha Bhandari, by videoconference from New York, New York, made statements.

At 3:56 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit.

At 4:05 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:46 p.m., the sitting resumed.

The witnesses answered questions.

At 5:30 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:31 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

At 5:36 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Hugues La Rue
Clerk of the Committee