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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 69
Tuesday, June 6, 2023, 11:07 a.m. to 1:05 p.m.
Ali Ehsassi, Chair (Liberal)

• Richard Bragdon for Dave Epp (Conservative)
• Jean-Denis Garon for Stéphane Bergeron (Bloc Québécois)
• Shelby Kramp-Neuman for Hon. Michael D. Chong (Conservative)
• Maninder Sidhu for Hon. Robert Oliphant (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Allison Goody, Analyst
As an individual
• Brandon Silver, Director of Policy and Projects, Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights
• Ms. Anaïs Kadian, Attorney
• Erica Moret, Senior Researcher and Coordinator, Sanctions and Sustainable Peace Hub, Geneva Graduate Institute
Canadian Bankers Association
• G. Stephen Alsace, Global Head of Economic Sanctions, Royal Bank of Canada
• Angelina Mason, General Counsel and Senior Vice-President, Legal and Risk
Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
• Zaw Kyaw, Spokesperson
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, the committee resumed its study of Canada’s sanctions regime.

Brandon Silver and Angelina Mason made statements and, with G. Stephen Alsace, answered questions.

At 11:29 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the committee continue to sit.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 11:54 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:14 p.m., the sitting resumed.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

Garnett Genuis gave notice of the following motion:

That the committee report to the House that it wishes to see the awarding of honorary Canadian citizenship to Vladimir Kara-Murza, and that calls for Mr. Kara-Murza’s immediate release.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That the updated calendar for June 2023 be adopted.

At 1:05 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Ariane Gagné-Frégeau
Clerk of the committee