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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 106
Monday, May 28, 2018, 3:32 p.m. to 8:28 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Hon. Larry Bagnell, Chair (Liberal)

• John Brassard for John Nater (Conservative)
• T.J. Harvey for Ruby Sahota (Liberal)
• Bev Shipley for John Nater (Conservative)
• Karen Vecchio for John Nater (Conservative)
House of Commons
• Philippe Méla, Legislative Clerk
 
Library of Parliament
• Andre Barnes, Analyst
• Michaela Keenan-Pelletier, Analyst
• Hon. Karina Gould, P.C., M.P., Minister of Democratic Institutions
Elections Canada
• Stéphane Perrault, Acting Chief Electoral Officer
• Michel Roussel, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, Electoral Events and Innovation
• Anne Lawson, General Counsel and Senior Director, Legal Services
Privy Council Office
• Allen Sutherland, Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Machinery of Government
• Jean-François Morin, Senior Policy Advisor
• Manon Paquet, Senior Policy Advisor
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, May 23, 2018, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-76, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments.

The Minister made a statement and answered questions.

At 4:33 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:39 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Allen Sutherland, Manon Paquet and Jean-François Morin answered questions.

At 6:04 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:18 p.m., the sitting resumed.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Chair, prepare a draft budget respecting the Committee's proposed travel to Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario, Prairies, and British Columbia, in relation to its study of Bill C-76, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments, for consideration by the Committee on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

At 6:53 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:58 p.m., the sitting resumed.

• Hon. Karina Gould, P.C., M.P., Minister of Democratic Institutions
Elections Canada
• Stéphane Perrault, Acting Chief Electoral Officer
• Michel Roussel, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, Electoral Events and Innovation
• Anne Lawson, General Counsel and Senior Director, Legal Services
Privy Council Office
• Allen Sutherland, Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Machinery of Government
• Jean-François Morin, Senior Policy Advisor
• Manon Paquet, Senior Policy Advisor
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, May 23, 2018, the Committeeresumed consideration of Bill C-76, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments.

It was agreed, — That Stéphane Perrault's opening statement be appended to today’s Evidence.

Stéphane Perrault, Michel Roussel and Anne Lawson answered questions.

At 8:28 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Andrew Lauzon
Clerk of the Committee