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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 39
Thursday, December 8, 2016, 11:01 a.m. to 12:22 p.m.
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

• Bill Blair (Liberal)
• Sean Casey (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
Statistics Canada
• Yvan Clermont, Director, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics
• Josée Savoie, Chief, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics
Department of Justice
• Elizabeth Hendy, Director General, Programs Branch, Policy Sector
• Hana Hruska, Director, Legal Aid Directorate, Programs Branch, Policy Sector
• Donald K. Piragoff, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy Sector
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the Access to the Justice System.

Donald K. Piragoff and Yvan Clermont made statements and, with Elizabeth Hendy, Josée Savoie and Hana Hruska, answered questions.

On motion of Ron McKinnon, it was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $11,100, for the study of Bill S-201, An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination, be adopted.

At 12:22 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee