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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 9
Thursday, March 24, 2022, 3:32 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
Peter Schiefke, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Geneviève Gosselin, Analyst
• Alexandre Lafrenière, Analyst
Canada Border Services Agency
• Denis Vinette, Vice-President, Travellers Branch
Communications Security Establishment
• Rajiv Gupta, Associate Head, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
• Ryan Schwartz, Acting Director General, Critical Infrastructure Directorate, National and Cyber Security Branch
• Dr. John de Boer, Senior Director, Government Affairs and Public Policy, Canada
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, March 3, 2022, the committee resumed its study of Canada’s preparedness to respond to Russian threats to Canadian waters, ports and airspace.

Dennis Vinette, Rajiv Gupta and Ryan Schwartz made statements and answered questions.

At 4:45 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:50 p.m., the sitting resumed.

John de Boer made a statement and answered questions.

At 5:17 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the committee continue to sit.

At 5:20 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee