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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 63
Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 3:30 p.m. to 6:36 p.m.
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
House of Commons
• Ariane Gagné-Frégeau, Procedural Clerk
Statistics Canada
• Yvan Clermont, Director, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics
• Samuel Perreault, Analyst, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
• Daniel Therrien, Privacy Commissioner of Canada
• Patricia Kosseim, Senior General Counsel and Director General, Legal Services, Policy, Research and Technology Analysis Branch
Families For Justice
• Sheri Arsenault, Director, Alberta
Insurance Brokers Association of Canada
• Peter Braid, Chief Executive Officer
• Scott Treasure, President-Elect
Barreau du Québec
• Ana Victoria Aguerre, Lawyer, Secretariat of the Order and Legal Affairs
• Benoît Gariépy, Member, Criminal Law Committee
• Pascal Lévesque, President, Criminal Law Committee
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
• Douglas Beirness, Senior Policy Advisor, Subject Matter Expert Impaired Driving
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, May 31, 2017, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-46, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences relating to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

Daniel Therrien and Yvan Clermont made statements and answered questions.

At 4:21 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:30 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Sheri Arsenault, Peter Braid and Scott Treasure made statements and answered questions.

At 5:34 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:42 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Ana Victoria Aguerre, Pascal Lévesque, Benoît Gariépy and Douglas Beirness made statements and answered questions.

Pursuant to Standing Order 106(2), the Clerk of the Committee presided to the election of a Vice-Chair.

On motion of Michael Cooper, it was agreed, — That the Hon. Rob Nicholson be elected First Vice-Chair of the Committee.

At 6:36 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Julie Geoffrion
Clerk of the Committee