JUST Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
The Chair presented the Third Report from the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure, which read as follows:
Your subcommittee met on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, to consider the business of the committee and agreed to make the following recommendations:
1. That the committee not hold a meeting on Thursday, April 22, 2021;
2. That, notwithstanding any previous decision, the committee proceed with its study of the impact of COVID-19 on the judicial system by holding two meetings; one on Tuesday, April 27, and one on Thursday, April 29, 2021, provided that the recognized parties revise their previously established lists of witness for this study by identifying four priority witnesses in the case of the Liberal Party and the Conservative Party, and two priority witnesses in the case of the Bloc Québécois and the New Democratic Party;
3. That the committee proceed with its study of elder abuse by holding four meetings; one each on Thursday, May 6, Tuesday, May 11, Thursday, May 13, and Tuesday, May 25, 2021; that in connection with this study, the recognized parties submit their prioritized lists of witnesses to the clerk by Wednesday, April 28, 2021, provided that the Liberal Party and the Conservative Party identify at least eight witnesses each, and the Bloc Québécois and the New Democratic Party identify four each; and
4. That Tuesday, May 4, 2021, be set aside for a meeting of the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure.
It was agreed, — That the Third Report from the subcommittee be concurred in.
Renée Thériault, J. Michael MacDonald, Jody Berkes, Mona Lynch and Kristine Eidsvik made statements and answered questions.
At 11:55 a.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 12:37 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Emilie Coyle, Mark Farrant and Heidi Illingworth made statements and answered questions.
At 1:23 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.