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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 96
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 1:01 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Hon. John McKay, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Tanya Dupuis, Analyst
• Dominique Valiquet, Analyst
B'nai Brith Canada
• Michael Mostyn, Chief Executive Officer, National Office
• David Matas, Senior Legal Counsel
International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group
• Timothy McSorley, National Coordinator
OpenMedia
• Laura Tribe, Executive Director
As an individual
• Michael Nesbitt, Professor of Law, University of Calgary
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.

Motion

Pam Damoff moved, — That the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, regarding the submission of amendments to Bill C-59, An Act respecting national security matters, be rescinded and replaced with the following:

That notwithstanding the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, the date of Thursday, March 8, 2018, be designated as the deadline for the submission of amendments to Bill C-59, An Act respecting national security matters, by Members of the Committee as well as by Members who are not part of a caucus represented on the Committee.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

Laura Tribe and Timothy McSorley made statements and answered questions.

At 11:50 a.m., Pierre Paul-Hus took the Chair.

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

At 12:05 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Michael Nesbitt, by videoconference from Calgary, Alberta, Michael Mostyn and David Matas made statements and answered questions.

At 1:01 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Jean-Marie David
Clerk of the Committee