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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 163
Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 3:27 p.m. to 5:21 p.m.
Presiding
Hon. John McKay, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Tanya Dupuis, Analyst
• Holly Porteous, Analyst
• Dominique Valiquet, Analyst
Tawich Development Corporation
• Tony Gull, President
• Sam W. Gull, Advisor
• Jean Fernand Schiettekatte, Advisor
• Robert Milot, Advisor
As an individual
• Luc Jarry, Senior Advisor Cybersecurity
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of cybersecurity in the financial sector as a national economic security issue.

Luc Jarry, Tony Gull, Sam W. Gull and Jean Fernand Schiettekatte made statements and, with Robert Milot, answered questions.

At 4:35 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

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

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

It was agreed, — That, the Committee recommend the Standing Committee on Finance consider Amending Division 10 of Bill C-97, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2019 and other measures, to:

  1. Require full reports prepared by the Management Advisory Board, per 45.18 (3), to be automatically provided to the Minister;
  2. encourage diverse representation on future iterations of the Management Advisory Board, including but not limited to women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, religious communities and visible minorities, and ensure that selection of board members is merit based;
  3. require that Gender-Based Analysis+, or any future program that may reasonably be viewed as its successor, be incorporated into the Management Advisory Board's work; and
  4. include in the mandate of the Management Advisory Board language referring to harassment and cultural change in reference to plans for transformation and modernization.
Tawich Development Corporation
• Tony Gull, President
• Sam W. Gull, Advisor
• Jean Fernand Schiettekatte, Advisor
• Robert Milot, Advisor
As an individual
• Luc Jarry, Senior Advisor Cybersecurity
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of cybersecurity in the financial sector as a national economic security issue.

It was agreed, — That, the Clerk draft and distribute to Members a list of witnesses that declined to appear in relation to the study of cybersecurity in the financial sector as an economic security issue and that the list include a timeline of invitations and the witness’ reason(s) for declining to appear if provided.

It was agreed, — That, the Clerk issue re-invitations to witnesses that declined to appear in relation to its study of cybersecurity in the financial sector as an economic security issue on Wednesday, May 29, 2019; invitations be issued on a first come, first served basis; and, if applicable, the Clerk ask that the reason(s) for declining the invitation be provided.

The Committee proceeded to give drafting instructions to the analysts for a report.

At 5:21 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Naaman Sugrue
Clerk of the Committee