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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 57
Thursday, March 30, 2023, 11:44 a.m. to 1:24 p.m.
Ali Ehsassi, Chair (Liberal)

• Francesco Sorbara for Randeep Sarai (Liberal)
• Hon. John McKay for Hon. Hedy Fry (Liberal)
• Shelby Kramp-Neuman for Randy Hoback (Conservative)
• Philip Lawrence for Dave Epp (Conservative)
• Christine Normandin for Stéphane Bergeron (Bloc Québécois)
House of Commons
• Hilary Smyth, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Allison Goody, Analyst
• Billy Joe Siekierski, Analyst
As an individual
• Daniel Turp, Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal
• Earl Turcotte
Canada Tibet Committee
• Sherap Therchin, Executive Director
Hong Kong Watch
• Katherine Leung, Policy Advisor
Hermitage Capital Management Ltd
• William Browder, Founder and Chief-Executive Officer, Head of the Global Magnitsky Justice Campaign, and Author
Human Rights Watch Canada
• Farida Deif, Canada Director
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, November 16, 2022, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-281, An Act to amend the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Act, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law), the Broadcasting Act and the Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act.

Daniel Turp, Sherap Therchin and Katherine Leung made statements and answered questions.

At 12:33 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:37 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Earl Turcotte, William Browder and Farida Deif made statements and answered questions.

At 1:24 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Ariane Gagné-Frégeau
Clerk of the committee