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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 100
Thursday, November 30, 2023, 3:52 p.m. to 6:38 p.m.
Joël Lightbound, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Sarah Lemelin-Bellerose, Analyst
• Alexandra Savoie, Analyst
As an individual
• Sébastien Gambs, Canada Research Chair, Privacy-Preserving and Ethical Analysis of Big Data, Université du Québec à Montréal
• Philippe Letarte, Head of Policy and Public Affairs
Option consommateurs
• Sara Eve Levac, Lawyer
• Alexandre Plourde, Lawyer and Analyst
Université Laval
• Sehl Mellouli, Deputy Vice-Rector, Education and Lifelong Learning
Pursuant to the order of reference of Monday, April 24, 2023, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-27, An Act to enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act, the Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act and the Artificial Intelligence and Data Act and to make consequential and related amendments to other Acts.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

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

At 5:40 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:51 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

It was agreed, — That pursuant to the committee's study of recent investigation and reports on Sustainable Development Technology Canada, the remaining three meetings be scheduled as one hour each with:

a) Stephen Kukucha, member of Sustainable Developement Technology Canada board of directors, Guy Ouimet, George Lafond;

b) Deputy Minister Simon Kennedy, and representatives from Raymond Chabot Grant Thorton, Mitch Davies, Andy Noseworthy;

c) Annette Verschuren;

d) whistleblowers;

That for (d) reasonable accommodation be given to adhere to requests by the witnesses to protect their privacy and identity.

It was agreed, — That the committee requests Sustainable Developement Technology Canada to share declarations of the conflicts of interest from board members since Sunday, January 1, 2017.

It was agreed, — That the committee request that Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton be made available to committee members.

It was agreed, — That subject to the approval of the recognized party’s whips, and the availability of meeting slots from the House of Commons, the committee hold meetings beginning the week of December 4 until the House rises, to study the use of taxpayer subsidized foreign replacement workers at the Stellantis-LG electric vehicule battery assembly plant in Windsor, Ontario.

At 6:38 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Miriam Burke
Clerk of the committee