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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 85
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 3:22 p.m. to 4:37 p.m.
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

• John Nater for Dave MacKenzie (Conservative)
• Dan Vandal for Iqra Khalid (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
As an individual
• Cheryl Thomas, Professor, Judicial Studies, Director, Jury Project, Faculty of Laws, University College London
National Center for State Courts
• Paula Hannaford-Agor, Director, Center for Jury Studies
Canadian Standards Association
• Doug Morton, Director, Government Relations
• Candace Sellar, Program Manager, Worker and Public Safety
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, June 8, 2017, the Committee resumed its study of counselling and other mental health supports for jurors.

Cheryl Thomas, by videoconference from Oxford, United Kingdom, Doug Morton, Candace Sellar and Paula Hannaford-Agor, by videoconference from Williamsburg, Virginia, made statements and answered questions.

At 4:36 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Julie Geoffrion
Clerk of the Committee