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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 81
Monday, October 16, 2023, 4:29 p.m. to 6:34 p.m.
Peter Schiefke, Chair (Liberal)

• Terry Dowdall for Chris Lewis (Conservative)
• Kyle Seeback for Chris Lewis (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Alexandre Lafrenière, Analyst
Canada Border Services Agency
• Graeme Hamilton, Director General, Traveller, Commercial and Trade Policy
• Cathy Toxopeus, Director General, Transformation, Planning and Projects
Department of Transport
• Serge Bijimine, Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy
• Lisa Setlakwe, Assistant Deputy Minister, Safety and Security
• Sonya Read, Director General, Marine Policy
• Stephen Scott, Director General, Rail Safety
International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada
• Robert Ashton, President
Syndicat des débardeurs, section locale 375 du Syndicat canadien de la fonction publique
• Michel Murray, Union Adviser, Canadian Union of Public Employees
Pursuant to the order of reference of Tuesday, September 26, 2023, the committee commenced consideration of Bill C-33, An Act to amend the Customs Act, the Railway Safety Act, the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992, the Marine Transportation Security Act, the Canada Transportation Act and the Canada Marine Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act.

Serge Bijimine made a statement and, with Graeme Hamilton, Lisa Setlakwe, Sonya Read and Stephen Scott, answered questions.

At 5:32 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:37 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Robert Ashton and Michel Murray made statements and answered questions.

At 6:34 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Carine Grand-Jean
Clerk of the committee