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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 29
Monday, April 12, 2021, 11:02 a.m. to 2:05 p.m.
Chris Warkentin, Chair (Conservative)

• Shannon Stubbs (Conservative)
• Arnold Viersen (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Alexandra Savoie, Analyst
• Ryan van den Berg, Analyst
The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That the committee invite the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel to appear on Monday, April 12, 2021, to discuss questions arising from the motion of the House of Thursday, March 25, 2021.

• Hon. Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
• Hon. David Lametti, Minister of Justice
Department of Justice
• Robert Brookfield, Deputy Assistant Deputy Minister
• François Daigle, Associate Deputy Minister
• Normand Wong, Senior Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
• Rob Stewart, Deputy Minister
• Talal Dakalbab, Assistant Deputy Minister, Community Safety and Countering Crime
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
• C/Supt Sorab Rupa, Director General, National Criminal Operations, Contract and Indigenous Policing
• Brenda Lucki, Commissioner
• André Boileau, Officer in Charge, National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h) and the motion adopted by the committee on Friday, December 11, 2020, the committee resumed its study on the protection of privacy and reputation on platforms such as Pornhub.

The Honourable Bill Blair and the Honourable David Lametti each made a statement and answered questions.

Brenda Lucki answered questions with André Boileau.

At 1:11 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 1:16 p.m., the sitting resumed.

House of Commons
• Philippe Dufresne, Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel
Pursuant to the motion adopted in the House of Thursday, March 25, 2021, and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, November 16, 2020, the committee resumed its study on questions of conflict of interest and lobbying in relation to pandemic spending.

Philippe Dufresne made an opening statement and answered questions.


Charlie Angus moved, — That the committee do now adjourn.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Charlie Angus, Han Dong, Greg Fergus, Patricia Lattanzio, Brenda Shanahan, Francesco Sorbara — 6;

NAYS: Michael Barrett, Colin Carrie, Rhéal Éloi Fortin, Jacques Gourde — 4.

At 2:05 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Miriam Burke
Clerk of the Committee