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Meeting No. 64
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

The Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security met in a televised session at 4:08 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Kevin Sorenson, presiding.


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


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Tanya Dupuis, Analyst.


Appearing: Hon. Vic Toews, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety.


Witnesses: Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness: François Guimont, Deputy Minister; Graham Flack, Associate 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(5), and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, November 26, 2012, the Committee commenced consideration of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2012-13: Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 45b, 50b and 55b under PUBLIC SAFETY AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS referred to the Committee on Thursday, November 8, 2012.



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


At 5:19 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Andrew Bartholomew Chaplin
Clerk of the Committee

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