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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 2
Tuesday, December 14, 2021, 11:19 a.m. to 1:01 p.m.
Robert J. Morrissey, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Jacques Maziade, Legislative Clerk
• Émilie Thivierge, Legislative Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Eleni Kachulis, Analyst
• Isabelle Lafontaine-Émond, Analyst
• Hon. Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Labour
Department of Employment and Social Development
• Sandra Hassan, Deputy Minister of Labour
• Andrew Brown, Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, Dispute Resolution and International Affairs
• Douglas Wolfe, Senior Director, Strategic Policy and Legislative Reform, Strategic Policy, Analysis and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program
Department of Justice
• Laurie Wright, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister
• Joanne Klineberg, Acting General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Policy Sector
Pursuant to the order of reference of Thursday, December 9, 2021, the committee commenced consideration of Bill C-3, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Canada Labour Code.

The Chair called Clause 1.

At 11:22 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:25 a.m., the sitting resumed.

The minister made a statement and, with Sandra Hassan and Laurie Wright, answered questions.

At 12:29 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:30 p.m., the sitting resumed.

The witnesses answered questions.

It was agreed, — That, in context of Bill C-3, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Canada Labour Code, the deadline for the submission of amendments to the clerk of the committee be no later than Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. (EST).

It was agreed, — That the committee commence clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-3, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Canada Labour Code, on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at 3:30 p.m. (EST).

At 1:01 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Danielle Widmer
Clerk of the committee