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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 72
Thursday, June 15, 2023, 11:06 a.m. to 1:06 p.m.
Ali Ehsassi, Chair (Liberal)

• Martin Champoux for Stéphane Bergeron (Bloc Québécois)
• Damien C. Kurek for Hon. Michael D. Chong (Conservative)
• Francesco Sorbara for Hon. Hedy Fry (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Allison Goody, Analyst
• Billy Joe Siekierski, Analyst
As an individual
• Elisabeth Braw, Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
• Michael Nesbitt, Professor of Law, University of Calgary
United Transitional Cabinet of Belarus
• Vladzimir Astapenka, Deputy Representative, Foreign Affairs
Human Rights First
• Amanda Strayer, Supervising Staff Attorney, Accountability
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, the committee resumed its study of Canada’s sanctions regime.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

At 12:00 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

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

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

Garnett Genuis gave notice of the following motion:

That in relation to its study of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the committee hold 3 meetings looking specifically at Russia’s collaboration with other rogue states such as Iran, North Korea, and Myanmar, with a particular emphasis on weapons technology sharing and on efforts to circumvent western sanctions.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

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

It was agreed, — That the news release, in relation to the study of the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women globally, be adopted.

At 1:06 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Ariane Gagné-Frégeau
Clerk of the committee