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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 94
Thursday, February 1, 2018, 10:59 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Hon. John McKay, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Tanya Dupuis, Analyst
• Dominique Valiquet, Analyst
Canadian Bar Association
• Peter Edelmann, Member at Large, Immigration Law Section
• Gillian Carter, Staff Lawyer, Legislation and Law Reform
Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police
• Paul Martin, Chief, Durham Regional Police Service
• Laurence Rankin, Deputy Chief Constable, Investigation Division, Vancouver Police Department
As an individual
• Christina Szurlej, Endowed Chair, Atlantic Human Rights Centre, St. Thomas University
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.

Paul Martin and Laurence Rankin, by videoconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, made statements and answered questions.

At 12:00 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

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

Gillian Carter, Peter Edelmann, and Christina Szurlej made statements and answered questions.

At 1:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-Marie David
Clerk of the Committee