Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Transport and Communications
Issue 7 - Minutes of Proceedings - June 4, 2014
OTTAWA, Wednesday, June 4, 2014
The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications met this day at
6:45 p.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Dennis
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Dawson,
Eggleton, P.C., Greene, Housakos, MacDonald, Mercer, Merchant, Plett, Seidman
and Verner, P.C. (10).
In attendance: Dara Lithwick and Terrence Thomas, Analysts,
Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament.
Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, May 8,
2014, the committee continued its consideration of the Bill S-4, An Act to amend
the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and to make a
consequential amendment to another Act.
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada:
Patricia Kosseim, Senior General Counsel and Director General;
Carman Baggaley, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor.
Marketing Research and Intelligence Association:
Kara Mitchelmore, Chief Executive Officer;
Annie Pettit, Chair of Publications.
Canadian Marketing Association:
Wally Hill, Senior Vice-President Government and Consumer Affairs;
David Elder, Special Digital Privacy Counsel and Counsel at Stikeman
Michael Geist, Law Professor, University of Ottawa;
Michael Crystal, Lawyer, Crystal and Associates.
Ms. Kosseim made a statement and answered questions with Mr. Baggaley.
At 7:12 p.m., the committee suspended.
At 7:14 p.m., the committee resumed.
Ms. Mitchelmore, Ms. Petti and Mr. Hill each made a statement and answered
questions with Mr. Elder.
At 7:50 p.m., the committee suspended.
At 7:54 p.m., the committee resumed.
Mr. Geist and Mr. Crystal each made a statement and answered questions.
At 8:34 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee