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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 22
Thursday, February 25, 2021, 11:00 a.m. to 1:11 p.m.
Iqra Khalid, Chair (Liberal)

• Kevin Waugh for Hon. Rob Moore (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food
• Lisa Foss, Executive Director, Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency
Department of Justice
• Carole Morency, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Policy Sector
• Michael Ellison, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Policy Sector
Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority
• Zane Hansen, President and Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Gaming Association
• Paul Burns, President and Chief Executive Officer
Responsible Gambling Council
• Shelley White, Chief Executive Officer
• Tracy Parker, Director, Standards and Accreditation
• Jerry Dias, National President
• Marc Hollin, National Representative
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, February 17, 2021, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-218, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sports betting).

Lisa Foss, Michael Ellison and Zane Hansen made statements and answered questions.

At 12:01 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:06 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Paul Burns, Shelley White and Jerry Dias made statements and answered questions.

The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That, notwithstanding any prior decisions, amendments to Bill C-218 be submitted to the clerk no later than Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. (ET) and that briefs related to this bill be acccepted until Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. (ET).

It was agreed, — That, at the next meeting of the committee, a short time be allowed for Rhéal Éloi Fortin to move and debate the motions for which notice was given on Monday, February 22, 2021.

At 1:11 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Marc-Olivier Girard
Clerk of the Committee