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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 106
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 3:29 p.m. to 8:46 p.m.
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

• Sylvie Boucher for Hon. Tony Clement (Conservative)
• Todd Doherty for Hon. Tony Clement (Conservative)
• Hon. Rob Nicholson for Hon. Tony Clement (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
The Advocates' Society
• Brian Gover, President
• Dave Mollica, Director of Policy and Practice
Canadian Bar Association
• Tony Paisana, L&LR Coordinator
• Kathryn Pentz, Vice-Chair
Society of United Professionals
• Kendall Yamagishi, External Relations Committee Member
• Garrett Zehr, External Relations Committee Member
As individuals
• Rebecca Bromwich, Director, Conflict Resolution Program, Department of Law and Legal Studies, Carleton University
• Geoffrey Cowper, Lawyer, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
• Anthony N. Doob, Professor Emeritus, Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto
• Sayeh Hassan, Criminal Defence Lawyer, Walter Fox & Associates
• Stephanie Heyens, Senior Criminal Litigator, York Region, Legal Aid Ontario
• Michael Johnston, Barrister-at-Law
• Sarah E. Leamon, Criminal Defence Lawyer, Leamon Roudette Law Group
• Nicole Myers, Doctor, Department of Sociology, Queen's University
• Jane Sprott, Professor, Ryerson University
• Cheryl Webster, Professor, University of Ottawa
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.

Tony Paisana, Kathryn Pentz and Michael Johnston made statements and answered questions.

At 3:59 p.m, Murray Rankin took the Chair.

At 4:12 p.m., Anthony Housefather the Chair.

At 4:27 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

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

Cheryl Webster, Jane Sprott and Anthony N. Doob made statements and answered questions.

At 5:48 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:33 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Nicole Myers, Rebecca Bromwich, Garrett Zehr, Kendall Yamagishi and Stephanie Heyens made statements and answered questions.

At 7:32 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 7:39 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Brian Gover, Sayeh Hassan, Sarah E. Leamon and Geoffrey Cowper made statements and answered questions.

At 8:46 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Christine Lafrance
Clerk of the Committee