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Meeting No. 51
Monday, October 15, 2012

The Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security met at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 306, La Promenade Building, the Chair, Kevin Sorenson, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Candice Bergen, Rosane Doré Lefebvre, Randall Garrison, Hon. Laurie Hawn, Ryan Leef, Rick Norlock, LaVar Payne, Jean Rousseau and Kevin Sorenson.


Acting Members present: Bob Dechert for Russ Hiebert, Pierre Dionne Labelle for John Rafferty, Earl Dreeshen for Candice Bergen and Lise St-Denis for Francis Scarpaleggia.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Tanya Dupuis, Analyst; Dominique Valiquet, Analyst.


Witnesses: Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness: Mark Potter, Director General, Policing Policy Directorate, Law Enforcement and Policing Branch; Anita Dagenais, Senior Director, RCMP Policy Division, Law Enforcement and Policing Branch. Royal Canadian Mounted Police: C/Supt Craig MacMillan, Acting Professional Integrity Officer; Supt Michael O'Rielly, Director, Legislative Reform Initiative. Treasury Board Secretariat: Carl Trottier, Executive Director, Strategic Compensation Management, Compensation and Labour Relations Sector. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Staff Relations Representatives Program: S/Sgt Abraham A. Townsend, National Executive; S/Sgt Michael L. Casault, National Executive.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, September 19, 2012, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-42, An Act to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts.

Mark Potter and Chief Superintendent MacMillan made statements and, with Superintendent O'Rielly, Anita Dagenais and Carl Trottier, answered questions.


At 4:50 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:51 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Staff Sergeant Townsend made a statement and, with Staff Sergeant Casault, answered questions.


At 5:32 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Andrew Bartholomew Chaplin
Clerk of the Committee

2012/12/05 11:37 a.m.