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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 105
Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 3:30 p.m. to 9:07 p.m.
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

• Hon. Steven Blaney for Hon. Tony Clement (Conservative)
• Earl Dreeshen for Hon. Tony Clement (Conservative)
• Sean Fraser for Colin Fraser (Liberal)
• Randy Hoback for Hon. Tony Clement (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
Legal Aid Ontario
• David Field, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Marcus Pratt, Director, Policy and Strategic Research
Canadian Alliance for Sex Work Law Reform
• Kara Gillies
Criminal Lawyers' Association
• Michael Lacy, President
• Apple Newton-Smith, Vice-President
Abuse Hurts
• John Muise, Volunteer Director of Public Safety
Legal Assistance of Windsor
• Marion Overholt, Barrister and Solicitor and Executive Director, Community Legal Aid
Association for Canadian Clinical Legal Education
• Jillian Rogin, Assistant Professor
As individuals
• Solomon Friedman, Criminal Defence Lawyer
• Brent Kettles, Counsel, Crown Law Office - Civil, Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario
• Vanessa MacDonnell, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section, University of Ottawa
• Kent Roach, Prichard and Wilson Chair in Law and Public Policy, University of Toronto
• Philip J. Star, Criminal Defence Lawyer, Pink Star Barro
• Daniel Topp, Barrister and Solicitor
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, June 11, 2018, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-75, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

Philip J. Star, Michael Lacy and David Field made statements and, with Marcus Pratt and Apple Newton-Smith, answered questions.

At 4:29 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:31 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Jillian Rogin and Kara Gillies made statements and answered questions.

At 5:13 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:21 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Brent Kettles and Kent Roach made statements and answered questions.

At 7:07 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 7:10 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Vanessa MacDonnell and Solomon Friedman made statements and answered questions.

At 7:54 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 7:57 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Marion Overholt, John Muise and Daniel Topp made statements and answered questions.

At 8:48 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 8:53 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $39,500, for the study of Bill C-75, be adopted.

At 9:07 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Christine Lafrance
Committee Clerk