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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 145
Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 8:48 a.m. to 11:24 a.m.
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
As individuals
• Isaac I. Bogoch, Physician and Scientist, Toronto General Hospital and University of Toronto
• Jonathan A. Shime, Lawyer
Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network
• Merv Thomas, Chief Operating Officer
Canadian Coalition to Reform HIV Criminalization
• Chad Clarke, Member
• Valerie Nicholson, Member
Community-Based Research Centre
• Brook Biggin, Director, Program Development, Scale-Up, and Implementation
HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario
• Ryan Peck, Executive Director and Lawyer
Montréal sans sida
• Sarah-Amélie Mercure, Member
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre
• Maureen Gans, Senior Director, Client Services
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, June 8, 2017, the Committee resumed its study of criminalization of non-disclosure of HIV status.

Sarah-Amélie Mercure, by videoconference from Montreal, Quebec, Isaac I. Bogoch, Jonathan A. Shime and Ryan Peck made statements and answered questions.

At 9:54 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:57 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Merv Thomas, by videoconference from Burnaby, British Columbia, and Chad Clarke made statements.

At 10:05 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit for an additional 15 minutes.

At 10:18 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:55 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Brook Biggin, Maureen Gans and Valerie Nicholson made statements.

At 11:24 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Marc-Olivier Girard
Clerk of the Committee