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Meeting No. 43
Thursday, May 31, 2012

The Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security met at 3:29 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Kevin Sorenson, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Jay Aspin, Rosane Doré Lefebvre, Randall Garrison, Candice Bergen, Rick Norlock, John Rafferty, Brent Rathgeber, Jean Rousseau, Kevin Sorenson and Wai Young.


Acting Members present: Joe Daniel for Ryan Leef and Ted Hsu for Francis Scarpaleggia.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Tanya Dupuis, Analyst; Christine Morris, Analyst.


Appearing: Hon. Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety.


Witnesses: Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness: Graham Flack, Acting Deputy Minister. Royal Canadian Mounted Police: Bob Paulson, Commissioner. Canada Border Services Agency: Luc Portelance, President. Correctional Service of Canada: Don Head, Commissioner. Canadian Security Intelligence Service: Richard B. Fadden, Director. National Parole Board: Harvey Cenaiko, Chairperson.

Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Committee commenced consideration of the Main Estimates 2012-13: Vote 30 under PRIVY COUNCIL and Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 and 65 under PUBLIC SAFETY AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS referred to the Committee on Tuesday, February 28, 2012.



The Minister made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.


At 4:31 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Andrew Bartholomew Chaplin
Clerk of the Committee

2012/10/24 3:12 p.m.