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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 43
Friday, September 23, 2022, 1:12 p.m. to 2:55 p.m.
Hon. Hedy Fry, Chair (Liberal)

• Mel Arnold for Hon. Tim Uppal (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Gabrielle de Billy Brown, Analyst
• Marion Ménard, Analyst
As an individual
• Dr. Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-Commerce Law, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
• Jen Gerson, Co-founder of The Line and Independent Journalist
• Rod Sims, Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University
Hebdos Québec
• Benoit Chartier, Chair of the Board
• Sylvain Poisson, General Manager
The Logic Inc.
• David Skok, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
News Media Canada
• Paul Deegan, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Jamie Irving, Chair
Pursuant to the order of reference of Tuesday, May 31, 2022, the committee commenced consideration of Bill C-18, An Act respecting online communications platforms that make news content available to persons in Canada.

Michael Geist, Jen Gerson, Rod Sims, Benoit Chartier, Sylvain Poisson, Paul Deegan, and David Skok made statements and answered questions.

At 1:23 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 1:23 p.m., the sitting resumed.

At 2:55 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Aimée Belmore
Clerk of the committee