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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 38
Tuesday, June 8, 2021, 11:03 a.m. to 1:02 p.m.
Iqra Khalid, Chair (Liberal)

• Hon. Alice Wong for Hon. Rob Moore (Conservative)
House of Commons
• Alexandre Longpré, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
• Dana Phillips, Analyst
The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $2,550, for the study of the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights, be adopted.

• Hon. Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu, Senator
As an individual
• Jo-Anne Wemmers, Full Professor, School of Criminology, International Centre for Comparative Criminology, Université de Montréal
Kids with Incarcerated Parents (KIP) Canada
• Jessica Reid, Executive Director of Programs and Research
The Canadian Bar Association
• Jody Berkes, Chair, Criminal Justice Section
Criminal Lawyers' Association
• Leo Russomanno, Lawyer
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, June 3, 2021, the committee resumed its study of the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights.

It was agreed, — That Fo Niemi be invited to appear on Thursday, June 10, 2021.

Jessica Reid and Jody Berkes made statements and answered questions.

At 11:26 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:33 a.m., the sitting resumed.

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

At 12:04 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu, Jo-Anne Wemmers and Leo Russomanno made statements and answered questions.

At 1:02 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Marc-Olivier Girard
Clerk of the Committee