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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 130
Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 1:01 p.m. to 2:01 p.m.
Anita Vandenbeld, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Karine Azoulay, Analyst
• Brendan Naef, Analyst
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
• Philip Tunley, President, Board of Directors
Pursuant to the motion adopted by the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development on Thursday, February 4, 2016, and the motion adopted by the Subcommittee on Thursday, October 4, 2018, the Subcommittee commenced its study of the state of the free press.

Philip Tunley, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, made a statement and answered questions.

At 1:46 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 1:47 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That a proposed supplementary budget in the amount of $4,400.00, for the study of the current human rights situation of the Rohingya in Myanmar, be adopted.

At 2:01 p.m., the Subcommittee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Erica Pereira
Clerk of the Subcommittee