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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 4
Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 8:46 a.m. to 9:57 a.m.
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

• Bill Blair (Liberal)
• Sean Casey (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Christine Morris, Analyst
Department of Justice
• Erin Brady, General Counsel, Human Rights Law Section, Public Law and Legislative Services Sector
• Michel Francoeur, Director and General Counsel, Official Languages Directorate, Public Law and Legislative Services Sector
Department of Canadian Heritage
• Rachel Wernick, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy, Planning and Corporate Affairs
• Yvan Déry, Senior Director, Policy and Research, Official Languages Branch
• Liane Venasse, Senior Policy and Research Analyst, Human Rights Program
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, the Committee commenced its study of the Access to the Justice System.

Rachel Wernick made a statement and, with Yvan Déry, Liane Venasse, Erin Brady and Michel Francoeur, answered questions.

At 9:57 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee