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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 101
Thursday, March 22, 2018, 10:59 a.m. to 12:58 p.m.
Presiding
Hon. John McKay, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Tanya Dupuis, Analyst
• Dominique Valiquet, Analyst
• Hon. Harjit S. Sajjan, P.C., M.P., Minister of National Defence
Department of National Defence
• Cmdre Richard Feltham, Director General, Cyberspace
• Stephen Burt, Assistant Chief of Defence Intelligence, Canadian Forces Intelligence Command
Communications Security Establishment
• Greta Bossenmaier, Chief
• Shelly Bruce, Associate Chief
• Scott Jones, Deputy Chief, Information Technology Security
• Dominic Rochon, Deputy Chief, Policy and Communications
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, November 27, 2017, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-59, An Act respecting national security matters.

The Minister made a statement and, with Greta Bossenmaier and Shelly Bruce, answered questions.

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

Motion

Pierre Paul-Hus moved, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee invite the Prime Minister’s National Security Advisor, Daniel Jean, to provide the committee with the same briefing he gave to journalists on Friday, February 23, 2018, and that the briefing take place in public and no later than Friday, March 30, 2018.

Michel Picard moved, — That the debate be now adjourned.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Julie Dabrusin, Pam Damoff, Peter Fragiskatos, Michel Picard, Sven Spengemann — 5;

NAYS: Blaine Calkins, Matthew Dubé, Glen Motz, Pierre Paul-Hus — 4.

• Hon. Harjit S. Sajjan, P.C., M.P., Minister of National Defence
Department of National Defence
• Cmdre Richard Feltham, Director General, Cyberspace
• Stephen Burt, Assistant Chief of Defence Intelligence, Canadian Forces Intelligence Command
Communications Security Establishment
• Greta Bossenmaier, Chief
• Shelly Bruce, Associate Chief
• Scott Jones, Deputy Chief, Information Technology Security
• Dominic Rochon, Deputy Chief, Policy and Communications
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, November 27, 2017, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-59, An Act respecting national security matters.

Questioning of the Minister and the witnesses resumed.

At 12:02 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:04 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Greta Bossenmaier, Shelly Bruce, Dominic Rochon, Scott Jones, Cmdre Richard Feltham and Stephen Burt answered questions.

At 12:58 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Jean-Marie David
Clerk of the Committee