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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 100
Thursday, April 11, 2024, 8:17 a.m. to 10:10 a.m.
Lena Metlege Diab, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Dana Phillips, Analyst
• Peter Julian, M.P., New Westminster—Burnaby
As an individual
• Joan Durrant, Professor, University of Manitoba
Association for Reformed Political Action Canada
• John Sikkema, Director, Law and Policy
• Daniel Zekveld, Policy Analyst
Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children
• Kate Butler, Past Chair
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, February 14, 2024, the committee commenced consideration of Bill C-273, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (Corinne’s Quest and the protection of children).

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $13,200, for the study of Bill C-273, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (Corinne’s Quest and the protection of children), be adopted.

Peter Julian made a statement and answered questions.

At 9:02 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:07 a.m., the sitting resumed.

At 9:13 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:16 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Joan Durrant, Daniel Zekveld and Kate Butler made statements and answered questions.

It was agreed, — That the committee begin clause‑by‑clause study of Bill‑273 on Thursday, April 18, 2024.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the clause‑by‑clause study of Bill C‑273, the deadline to submit amendments to the clerk of the committee be at noon on Tuesday April 16, 2024.

At 10:10 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-François Lafleur
Clerk of the committee