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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 111
Wednesday, February 14, 2024, 4:42 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Joël Lightbound, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Dana Fan, Analyst
• Sarah Lemelin-Bellerose, Analyst
• Alexandra Savoie, Analyst
As an individual
• Dr. Momin M. Malik, PhD, Data Science Researcher
• Christelle Tessono, Technology Policy Researcher, University of Toronto
Centre for Digital Rights
• Jim Balsillie, Founder
Pursuant to the order of reference of Monday, April 24, 2023, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-27, An Act to enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act, the Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act and the Artificial Intelligence and Data Act and to make consequential and related amendments to other Acts.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

On motion of Brian Masse, it was agreed, — That the committee write to the Minister of Innovation to confirm if the Assembly of First Nations have been consulted or not with regards to Bill C-27 as alleged in their submission to the committee, and if there are other First Nations who have been consulted and provide who they are.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

It was agreed, — That the deadline for the submission of briefs in relation to the study of Bill C-27 be Friday, March 1, 2024.

It was agreed, — That the members of the committee submit to the clerk all of their proposed amendments to Bill C-27 no later than Thursday, March 14, 2024.

At 6:00 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:08 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Quebecor Media Inc.
• Pierre Karl Péladeau, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Peggy Tabet, Vice-President, Regulatory Affairs
Vidéotron ltée
• Jean-François Lescadres, Vice-President , Finance
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, January 29, 2024, the committee commenced its study on accessibility and affordability of wireless and broadband services in Canada.

Pierre Karl Péladeau made a statement, and with Peggy Tabet and Jean-François Lescadres, answered questions.

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

On motion of Brian Masse, it was agreed, — That pursuant to Standing Order 108(1), the committee send for, from the auto manufacturers Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited, General Motors of Canada Company, and Stellantis (FCA Canada Inc.), BMW Group Canada Inc, Honda Canada Inc., Hyundai Auto Canada Corp., Jaguar Land Rover Canada ULC, Kia Canada Inc., Maserati Canada Inc., Mazda Canada Inc., Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc., Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada, Inc., Nissan Canada Inc., Porsche Cars Canada Ltd., Subaru Canada, Inc., Toyota Canada Inc., Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. and Volvo Car Canada Ltd. and Tesla Motors Canada ULC., a comprehensive report on their strategies and initiatives taken to date and on further actions aimed at improving security features to address auto theft in Canada; and that the documents be submitted to the committee within five working days.

At 7:15 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Alexandre Roger
Committee clerk