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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 19
Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 4:06 p.m. to 5:32 p.m.
Karen Vecchio, Chair (Conservative)

House of Commons
• Philippe Méla, Legislative Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Clare Annett, Analyst
• Dominique Montpetit, Analyst
As an individual
• Francis Fortin, Associate Professor, School of Criminology, Université de Montréal
• Jean-Pierre Guay, Professor, School of Criminology, Université de Montréal
• Corinne Paterson, Obstetrician Gynecologist
Luke's Place Support and Resource Centre for Women and Children
• Pamela Cross, Legal Director
Recovery Science Corporation
• Peter Marshall, Chief Executive Officer
Women's Legal Education and Action Fund
• Cee Strauss, Staff Lawyer
Pursuant to the order of reference of Friday, April 29, 2022, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-233, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Judges Act (violence against an intimate partner).

By unanimous consent, it was agreed, — That the speaking notes submitted by Megan Walker be taken as read and be appended to today’s Evidence.

Francis Fortin, Jean-Pierre Guay, Corinne Paterson, Pamela Cross, Peter Marshall and Cee Strauss made statements and answered questions.

At 5:32 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Alexie Labelle
Clerk of the Committee