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Meeting No. 7
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 11:37 a.m. this day, in Room 308, West Block, the Chair, Art Hanger, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Hon. Larry Bagnell, Blaine Calkins, Rick Dykstra, Carole Freeman, Art Hanger, Derek Lee, Réal Ménard, Rob Moore and Daniel Petit.


Acting Members present: Libby Davies for Joe Comartin, Hon. Mark Eyking for Hon. Marlene Jennings and Raymonde Folco for Brian Murphy.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Robin MacKay, Analyst; Dominique Valiquet, Analyst. House of Commons: Erica Pereira, Committee Clerk.


Witnesses: House of Commons: Chris Warkentin, Peace River. Drug Prevention Network of Canada: André Bigras, Executive Officer. Town of Drayton Valley: Diana McQueen, Mayor.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, October 16, 2007, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-428, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (methamphetamine).

The Chair calls Clause 1.


Chris Warkentin made a statement and, answered questions.


At 12:35 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:37 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Diana McQueen made a statement by videoconference, André Bigras made a statement, and both answered questions.


At 1:25 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 1:26 p.m., the sitting resumed.

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

At 1:30 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Miriam Burke
Clerk of the Committee

2007/12/12 10:26 a.m.