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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 13
Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 11:06 a.m. to 1:17 p.m.
Iqra Khalid, Chair (Liberal)

• Kyle Seeback for Hon. Rob Moore (Conservative)
House of Commons
• Isabelle D'Souza, Legislative Counsel
• Jacques Maziade, Legislative Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
• Hon. Bardish Chagger, Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth
• Hon. David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
Department of Justice
• François Daigle, Associate Deputy Minister
• Robert Brookfield, Deputy Assistant Deputy Minister
Department of Canadian Heritage
• Fernand Comeau, Executive Director, LGBTQ2 Secretariat
As an individual
• Kristopher Wells, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair, MacEwan University
• Kenneth J. Zucker, Psychologist and Professor (Status Only), University of Toronto
CT Survivors
• Matt Ashcroft, Co-Founder, Human Rights and Social Justice Advisor
Pour les droits des femmes du Québec
• Ghislaine Gendron, Representative of the Comité de réflexion sur l'identité de genre
• James Cantor, Advisor
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, October 28, 2020, the committee commenced consideration of Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy).

The Ministers made statements and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

At 12:16 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:20 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Matt Ashcroft, Kristopher Wells, Kenneth Zucker, Ghislaine Gendron and James Cantor made statements and answered questions.

At 1:17 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Marc-Olivier Girard
Clerk of the Committee