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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 68
Thursday, June 1, 2023, 11:06 a.m. to 1:11 p.m.
Ali Ehsassi, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Allison Goody, Analyst
• Billy Joe Siekierski, Analyst
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
• Alexandre Lévêque, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy
• Marie-Josée Langlois, Director General, Strategic Policy Branch
• Stephen Burridge, Director, Sanctions Policy and Operations Coordination
Canada Border Services Agency
• Fred Gaspar, Vice President, Commercial and Trade Branch
• Richard St Marseille, Director General, Immigration Policy and External Review
Department of Finance
• Jeremy Weil, Acting Senior Director, Financial Crimes Governance and Operations
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada
• Annette Ryan, Deputy Director, Partnership, Policy and Analysis
• Stéphane Sirard, Assistant Director, Program Delivery and Modernization
• Michael-John Almon, Manager, Strategic Intelligence and Research Analytics
• Derly Lavertu, Manager, International Relationships
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
• C/Supt Richard Burchill, Director General, Financial Crimes
• Supt Denis Beaudoin, Director, Financial Crime
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, the committee commenced its study of Canada’s sanctions regime.

Alexandre Lévêque made a statement and, with Marie-Josée Langlois, answered questions.

At 12:04 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:11 p.m., the sitting resumed.

The witnesses answered questions.

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

It was agreed, — That the analysts prepare a list of recommended witnesses in relation to the study of the impacts of the Wagner Group.

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

Ariane Gagné-Frégeau
Clerk of the committee