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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 8
Thursday, April 14, 2016, 8:45 a.m. to 10:49 a.m.
Televised
Presiding
Blaine Calkins, Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Michael Dewing, Analyst
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
• Hon. Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue
Canada Revenue Agency
• Ted Gallivan, Assistant Commissioner, International, Large Business and Investigating Branch
• Marie-Claude Juneau, Director, Access to Information and Privacy
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
• Daniel Therrien, Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(vii) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, the Committee commenced its study of the transfer of Information to the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

The Minister made a statement and, with Marie-Claude Juneau and Ted Gallivan, answered questions.

At 9:48 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:49 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Daniel Therrien made a statement and answered questions.

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

On motion of Alexandre Boulerice, it was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $ 22,500, for the study of the Privacy Act, be adopted.

On motion of Bob Bratina, it was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $ 22,500, for the study of the Access to Information Act, be adopted.

On motion of Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, it was agreed, — That the Committee suspend the study of the Privacy Act and dedicate all future meetings until the end of June to the Access to the Information Act, except for the study of Main Estimates 2016-2017 on May 3 and 10; and that the Committee issue a report to assist the President of the Treasury Board in his amendments to the Access to Information Act in the fall.

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



Michel Marcotte
Clerk of the Committee