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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 64
Monday, May 15, 2017, 3:39 p.m. to 5:37 p.m.
Robert Oliphant, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Tanya Dupuis, Analyst
• Dominique Valiquet, Analyst
Business Council of Canada
• Andrea van Vugt, Vice-President, North America
British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
• Meghan McDermott, Policy Officer
• Joshua Paterson, Executive Director
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, March 6, 2017, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-23, An Act respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States.

Andrea van Vugt made a statement and, with Joshua Paterson, by videoconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, and Meghan McDermott, by videoconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, answered questions.

At 4:31 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:34 p.m., the sitting resumed in a televised session.

• Hon. Ralph Goodale, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
• Malcolm Brown, Deputy Minister
Parole Board of Canada
• Harvey Cenaiko, Chairperson
Canadian Security Intelligence Service
• Michel Coulombe, Director
Correctional Service of Canada
• Don Head, Commissioner
Canada Border Services Agency
• Tina Namiesniowski, Executive Vice-President
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
• Bob Paulson, Commissioner
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Committee commenced consideration of the Main Estimates 2017-18: Votes 1 and 5 under Canada Border Services Agency, Vote 1 under Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1 under Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1 and 5 under Correctional Service of Canada, Votes 1 and 5 under Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Vote 1 under Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada, Vote 1 under Parole Board of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Vote 1 under Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee and Vote 1 under Security Intelligence Review Committee, referred to the Committee on Thursday, February 23, 2017.

The Chair called Vote 1 under Canada Border Services Agency.

The Minister made a statement and, with Malcolm Brown, answered questions.

On motion of Matthew Dubé, it was agreed, — That the Subcommittee examine the possibility of further committee meetings to study both the Main Estimates and the Supplementary Estimates (A).

At 5:37 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-Marie David
Clerk of the Committee