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Meeting No. 63
Monday, December 3, 2012

The Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security met at 3:58 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, Russ Hiebert, Ryan Leef, Rick Norlock, LaVar Payne, John Rafferty, Jean Rousseau, Francis Scarpaleggia and Kevin Sorenson.


Acting Members present: Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay for Hon. Laurie Hawn and Craig Scott for Jean Rousseau.


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


Witnesses: Canadian Security Intelligence Service: Jeff Yaworski, Assistant Director, Operations. Integrated Terrorism Assessment Centre: Monik Beauregard, Director. Canadian Bar Association: Paul Calarco, Member, National Criminal Justice Section; Marilou Reeve, Staff Lawyer. International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group: Denis Barrette, Spokesperson; Roch Tassé, National Coordinator.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, October 23, 2012, and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, November 5, 2012, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill S-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Security of Information Act.

Jeff Yaworski and Monik Beauregard made statements and answered questions.


At 4:46 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:47 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Marilou Reeve, Paul Calarco and Denis Barrette made statements and, with Roch Tassé, answered questions.


At 5:31 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Andrew Bartholomew Chaplin
Clerk of the Committee

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