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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 75
Thursday, October 5, 2017, 11:02 a.m. to 12:58 p.m.
Dan Ruimy, Chair (Liberal)


Library of Parliament
• Francis Lord, Analyst
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
• Scott Smith, Director, Intellectual Property and Innovation Policy
Desjardins Group
• Aïsha Fournier Diallo, Senior Legal Counsel
• Natalie Brown, Director
Public Interest Advocacy Centre
• Alysia Lau, External Counsel, Regulatory and Public Policy
• John Lawford, Executive Director and General Counsel
As an individual
• Barry Sookman, Partner, McCarthy Tétrault
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, June 14, 2017 and section 65 of An Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities that discourage reliance on electronic means of carrying out commercial activities, and to amend the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act, the Competition Act, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Telecommunications Act, the Committee resumed the statutory review of the Act.

Scott Smith, Aïsha Fournier Diallo, John Lawford, Alysia Lau and Barry Sookman made statements and, with Natalie Brown, answered questions.

At 12:58 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Danielle Widmer
Clerk of the Committee