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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 21
Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 11:04 a.m. to 12:59 p.m.
Webcast
Presiding
Iqra Khalid, Chair (Liberal)

• Peter Fragiskatos for Randeep Sarai (Liberal)
• Ken McDonald for Arif Virani (Liberal)
• Jeremy Patzer for Hon. Rob Moore (Conservative)
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• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
• Dana Phillips, Analyst
The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That, with regard to the study of Bill C-218, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sports betting), the committee hold an additional meeting on Thursday, March 11, 2021, provided that six witnesses appear at this meeting and that they are selected by the Chair based on the requests to appear received and additional suggestions from the parties, if any, with the goal of ensuring a diverse roster of witnesses from the industries affected by this legislation.

It was agreed, — That, with regard to the study of Bill C-218, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sports betting), the deadline for submitting amendments to the clerk be Thursday, March 11, 2021, at 4 p.m. (ET).

It was agreed, — That, despite any prior decision, the committee invite the Minister of Justice to its meeting of Thursday, March 11, 2021, in order to consider the Supplementary Estimates (C) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, and the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, November 26, 2020, the committee resumed its study of controlling or coercive conduct within intimate relationships.

The committee proceeded to give drafting instructions to the analysts for a draft report.

At 11:58 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:11 p.m., the sitting resumed in public.

• Kevin Waugh, M.P., Saskatoon—Grasswood
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, February 17, 2021, the committee commenced consideration of Bill C-218, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sports betting).

Kevin Waugh made a statement and answered questions.

At 12:59 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Marc-Olivier Girard
Clerk of the Committee