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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 72
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 3:31 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Presiding
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Maxime Charron-Tousignant, Analyst
 
House of Commons
• Ariane Gagné-Frégeau, Procedural Clerk
Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter
• Hilla Kerner, Collective Member
As individuals
• Laurelly Dale, Barrister and Solicitor, Dale Legal Firm
• Carissima Mathen, Vice-Dean, Associate Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, University of Ottawa
• Elizabeth Sheehy, Professor, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, University of Ottawa
• Janine Benedet, Professor of Law, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
• Emma Cunliffe, Associate Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
Women's Legal Education and Action Fund
• Lise Gotell, Chair
• Karen Segal, Staff Lawyer
Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
• Amanda Dale, Executive Director
• Deepa Mattoo, Director, Legal Services
Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity
• Jeremy Dias, Executive Director
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Thursday, June 15, 2017, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-51, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act.

Hilla Kerner, Laurelly Dale, Carissima Mathen and Elizabeth Sheehy made statements and answered questions.

At 4:30 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:36 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Amanda Dale, Deepa Mattoo, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, Jeremy Dias and Karen Segal, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, made statements and, with Lise Gotell, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, answered questions.

At 5:31 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit.

At 5:37 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 7:23 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Janine Benedet and Emma Cunliffe made statements and answered questions.

At 8:15 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Julie Geoffrion
Clerk of the Committee