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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 6
Tuesday, February 8, 2022, 11:04 a.m. to 1:09 p.m.
Hon. Jim Carr, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police
• Chief Evan Bray
Edmonton Police Service
• Chief Dale McFee
Toronto Police Service
• D/Chief Myron Demkiw
• Lauren Pogue, Staff Superintendent
As an individual
• Robert Henry, Assistant Professor, Department of Indigenous Studies, University of Saskatchewan
• Caillin Langmann, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, McMaster University
STR8 UP: 10,000 Little Steps to Healing Inc.
• Stan Tu’Inukuafe, Co-Founder
Pursuant to the order of reference of Tuesday, December 7, 2021, the committee resumed its study of gun control, illegal arms trafficking and the increase in gun crimes committed by members of street gangs.

Evan Bray, Dale McFee and Myron Demkiw made statements and answered questions.

Taleeb Noormohamed gave notice of the following motion:

That pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the committee undertake a study on the rise of Ideologically Motivated Violent Extremism (IMVE) in Canada; that this study include an investigation into the influence of foreign and domestic actors in funding and supporting violent extremist ideologies in Canada; that the study include the use of social media to fuel the IMVE movement; that the committee explore the impact of anonymous and foreign donations funding IMVE, including through crowdfunding sites; that the committee invite representatives from GiveSendGo to appear; that the committee further look at the role of payment processors in preventing the funding of IMVE and invite representatives from Paypal and Stripe to appear; that evidence and documentation received by the committee from upcoming appearances of representatives of GoFundMe and FINTRAC be included in this study; that this study include Canada’s national security organizations and police involved in monitoring, countering and responding to IMVE threats; that the committee report its findings to the House; and that, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the government table a comprehensive response to the report.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 12:05 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:14 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Robert Henry, Caillin Langmann and Stan Tu'Inukuafe made statements and answered questions.

At 1:09 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Wassim Bouanani
Clerk of the Committee