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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 5
Thursday, March 12, 2020, 11:06 to 1:01
Iqra Khalid, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity
• Cameron Aitken, Executive Director
• Hana O'Connor, Ontario Conferences Coordinator
DisAbled Women's Network of Canada
• Bonnie Brayton, National Executive Director
• Karine Myrgianie Jean-François, Director of Operations
Colchester Sexual Assault Centre
• Sarah Flemming, Executive Director
Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre
• Jess Grover, Board Chair
• Amie Kroes, Board Secretary
Women's Legal Education and Action Fund
• Rosel Kim, Staff Lawyer
Canadian Centre for Child Protection
• Monique St. Germain, General Counsel
Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
• Lori Anne Thomas, President
• Raphael Tachie, Vice-President
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, February 19, 2020, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Judges Act and the Criminal Code.

Hana O’Connor, Cameron Aitken, Bonnie Brayton, Karine Myrgianie Jean-François and Rosel Kim made statements and answered questions.

At 12:01 , the sitting was suspended.

At 12:08 , the sitting resumed.

Raphael Tachie, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, Monique St. Germain, by videoconference from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sarah Flemming and Jess Grover made statements and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

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

Marc-Olivier Girard
Clerk of the Committee