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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 69
Monday, June 12, 2017, 3:49 p.m. to 5:33 p.m.
Robert Oliphant, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Tanya Dupuis, Analyst
• Dominique Valiquet, Analyst
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
• Malcolm Brown, Deputy Minister
• Patrick Amyot, Comptroller and Deputy Chief Financial Officer
Security Intelligence Review Committee
• Stéphanie Dion, Director, Corporate Services
• Chantelle Bowers, Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel
Canadian Security Intelligence Service
• Jeff Yaworski, Acting Director
• Laura Danagher, Deputy Director, Administration and Chief Financial Officer
Canada Border Services Agency
• Tina Namiesniowski, Executive Vice-President
• Christine Walker, Vice-President of Comptrollership and Chief Financial Officer
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee commenced its study of the subject matter of Supplementary Estimates (A) 2017-18: Votes 1a and 5a under Canada Border Services Agency, Vote 1a under Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1a under Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Vote 1a under Security Intelligence Review Committee.

Malcolm Brown, Jeff Yaworski, Tina Namiesniowski and Chantelle Bowers made statements and answered questions.

At 5:09 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:11 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That, on Monday, June 19, 2017, the Committee hear witnesses as part of its study of Bill S-231; and that, after hearing from the witnesses, the Committee proceed to clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill.

ORDERED, — That the Clerk of the Committee distribute to members all public evidence received by the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs as part of its study of Bill S-231.

It was agreed, — That members provide their list of suggested witnesses for the study of Bill S-231 to the Clerk by end of day Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

It was agreed, — That the members of the Committee submit to the Clerk of the Committee all of their proposed amendments to Bill S-231 no later than end of day on Friday, June 16, 2017.

At 5:33 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-Marie David
Clerk of the Committee