Skip to main content

JUST Committee Meeting

Notices of Meeting include information about the subject matter to be examined by the committee and date, time and place of the meeting, as well as a list of any witnesses scheduled to appear. The Evidence is the edited and revised transcript of what is said before a committee. The Minutes of Proceedings are the official record of the business conducted by the committee at a sitting.

For an advanced search, use Publication Search tool.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the accessibility of this publication, please contact us at

Previous day publication Next day publication

Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 15
Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 11:03 a.m. to 1:04 p.m.
Iqra Khalid, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
As an individual
• Colette Aikema, Speaker
• Dr. Jane Dobson
• Daniel Santoro, Barrister and Solicitor
• Rabbi Michael Whitman
No Conversion Canada
• Nicholas Schiavo, Founder
• Peter Gajdics, Writer and Advocate
Canadian Association of Social Workers
• Joan Davis-Whelan, President
• Alexandra Zannis, Social Policy and Communications Coordinator
Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms
• Lisa Bildy, Barrister and Solicitor
Archdiocese of Toronto
• Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, October 28, 2020, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy).

Colette Aikema, Nicholas Schiavo, Peter Gajdics, Joan Davis-Whelan, Alexandra Zannis and Lisa Bildy made statements and answered questions.

At 12:12 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:16 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Jane Dobson, Daniel Santoro, Michael Whitman and Thomas Collins made statements and answered questions.

At 1:04 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Marc-Olivier Girard
Clerk of the Committee