Skip to main content
Start of content

ETHI Committee Meeting

Notices of Meeting include information about the subject matter to be examined by the committee and date, time and place of the meeting, as well as a list of any witnesses scheduled to appear. The Evidence is the edited and revised transcript of what is said before a committee. The Minutes of Proceedings are the official record of the business conducted by the committee at a sitting.

For an advanced search, use Publication Search tool.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the accessibility of this publication, please contact us at

Previous day publication Next day publication

Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 72
Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:31 p.m. to 5:26 p.m.
Bob Zimmer, Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
• Maxime-Olivier Thibodeau, Analyst
Democracy Watch
• Duff Conacher, Co-Founder
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
• Gordon McIntosh, Director, Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom
National Claims Research Directors
• Peter Di Gangi, Director, Policy and Research, Algonquin Nation Secretariat
The Canadian Press
• Heather Scoffield, Ottawa Bureau Chief
Canadian Civil Liberties Association
• Cara Zwibel, Acting General Counsel, Fundamental Freedoms Program
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, September 27, 2017, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-58, Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

Cara Zwibel, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, Duff Conacher and Gordon McIntosh made statements and answered questions.

At 4:30 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:32 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Peter Di Gangi and Heather Scoffield made statements and answered questions.

At 5:21 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:23 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That, notwithstanding the motion adopted on Monday, October 16, 2017, the Committee schedule be as follows: Monday, October 30, and Wednesday, November 1, 2017: testimony relating to Bill C-58; Monday, November 6, and Wednesday, November 8, 2017: clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-58; Monday, November 20, 2017: consideration of a draft report for the study on the Privacy of Canadians at Airports, Borders and Travelling in the United States; and Wednesday, November 22, 2017: instructions to the analysts regarding a draft report for the study on the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

At 5:26 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Hugues La Rue
Clerk of the Committee