Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Security and Defence
Issue No. 24 - Minutes of Proceedings - April 23, 2018
OTTAWA, Monday, April 23, 2018
The Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence met in camera this day at 3:08 p.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Gwen Boniface, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Boisvenu, Boniface, Dagenais, Gold, Griffin, Jaffer, McIntyre, Oh and Richards (9).
In attendance: Constance Naud-Arcand and Daniel McBryde, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament; Mila Pavlovic, Communications Officer, Senate Communications Directorate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, February 15, 2018, the committee continued its study on the subject matter of Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts, insofar as it relates to Canada's borders. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 21.)
The committee, pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), considered a draft report.
It was agreed that:
The draft report, as amended, be adopted; and
That the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure be empowered to approve the final version of the report.
At 3:45 p.m., the committee continued in camera and pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, the committee continued its study to examine and report on Canada's national security and defence policies, practices, circumstances and capabilities. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 1.)
The committee, pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), considered a draft agenda (future business).
At 4:02 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee