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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17-18

Chair: The Honourable SERGE JOYAL, P.C.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Thursday, November 22, 2018

Issue No. 53

First and second meetings:
Bill C-76, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Ninth meeting:
Bill C-58, An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

First (final) meeting:
Subject matter of those elements contained in Division 20 of Part 4 of Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures

(The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 20 of Part 4 of Bill C-86)


The Honourable Karina Gould, P.C., M.P., Minister of Democratic Institutions


Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Privy Council Office:

Jean-François Morin, Senior Policy Advisor, Democratic Institutions Secretariat;

Manon Paquet, Senior Policy Advisor, Democratic Institutions Secretariat.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Department of Justice Canada:

Mark Scrivens, Senior Counsel, Policy Sector, Policy Implementation Directorate.

Public Prosecution Service of Canada:

Jeff Richstone, Senior General Counsel and Director General, Regulatory and Economic Prosecutions.


The Honourable Serge Joyal, P.C., Chair

The Honourable Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu, Deputy Chair

The Honourable Renée Dupuis, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Batters, Carignan, P.C., Dalphond, Dawson, *Day (or Mercer), Frum, Gold, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), (or Mitchell), Lankin, P.C., McIntyre, Pratte, *Smith (or Martin), *Woo (or Saint-Germain)

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the order of the Senate of November 7, 2017, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Dawson replaced the Honourable Senator Jaffer (November 20, 2018).