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LCJC - Standing Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12-13

Chair: The Honourable BOB RUNCIMAN

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Thursday, May 2, 2013

Issue No. 35

First and second meetings on:

Bill S-16, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (contraband tobacco)


The Honourable Robert Nicholson, P.C., M.P. Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada


Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Justice Canada:

Carole Morency, Acting Director General and Senior Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section;

Paul Saint-Denis, Senior Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section.

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne:

Brian W. David, Chief;

Joyce King, Director of Akwesasne Mohawk Justice Department.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Superintendant Guy Poudrier, Director RCMP Federal Policing Criminal Operations.

Public Safety Canada:

Trevor Bhupsingh, Director General, Law Enforcement and Border Strategies Directorate.

Canada Border Services Agency:

Geoff Leckey, Director General, Enforcement and Intelligence Operations.

Ontario Provincial Police:

Superintendant Carson Pardy, Director of Operations, OPP East Region.

Canadian Convenience Stores Association:

Alex Scholten, President.

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco:

Michel Rouillard, National Spokesperson.


The Honourable Bob Runciman, Chair

The Honourable Joan Fraser, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Baker, P.C., Batters, Boisvenu, Cordy, *Cowan (or Tardif), Dagenais, Frum, Joyal, P.C., *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), McIntyre, Rivest, White

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Cordy replaced the Honourable Senator Jaffer (May 2, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Batters replaced the Honourable Senator Wells (May 1, 2013).

The Honourable Senator White replaced the Honourable Senator Plett (April 26, 2013).

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