The Legislative Committee on Bill C-35 met at 3:32 p.m. this day, in Room 308, West Block, the Chair, Bernard Patry, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Hon. Larry Bagnell, Joe Comartin, Rick Dykstra, Carole Freeman, Art Hanger, Hon. Marlene Jennings, Derek Lee, Réal Ménard, Rob Moore, Brian Murphy, Bernard Patry, Daniel Petit and Myron Thompson.
Other Members present: Leon Benoit.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Dominique Valiquet, Analyst.
Witnesses: Canadian Police Association: Tony Cannavino, President; David Griffin, Executive Officer; Yves Francoeur, President, Fraternité des policiers de Montréal Inc.; Dave Wilson, President, Toronto Police Association. Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police: Amanda Connolley, Legal Counsel; Peter Cuthbert, Executive Director; Daryl E. Tottenham, Sergeant, New Westminster Police Service.
Tony Cannavino and Amanda Connolley made statements and, with Yves Francoeur, Daryl E. Tottenham, Dave Wilson, Peter Cuthbert and David Griffin, answered questions.
At 5:01 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Richard DupuisClerk of the Committee