Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce

Issue No. 28 - Minutes of Proceedings - November 2, 2017

OTTAWA, Thursday, November 2, 2017


The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met this day at 10:30 a.m., in room 9, Victoria Building, the Honourable David Tkachuk presiding.

Senators present: The Honourable Senators Black, Carignan, P.C., Day, Enverga, Maltais, Massicotte, Moncion, Ringuette, Tannas, Tkachuk, Wallin and Wetston (12).

In attendance: Adriane Yong, Analyst, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, the committee continued its study on issues and concerns pertaining to cyber security and cyber fraud. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 26.)


Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada:

Daniel Therrien, Privacy Commissioner;

Patricia Kosseim, Senior General Counsel and Director General, Legal Services, Policy, Research and Technology Analysis Branch;

Brent Homan, Director General, Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act Investigations Branch;

Steven Johnston, Senior IT Research Analyst.

The Honourable Senator Tkachuk made a statement.

Mr. Therrien made a statement and, together with Ms. Kosseim, Mr. Johnston and Mr. Homan, answered questions.

At 12:03 p.m., the committee adjourned.


Lynn Gordon

Clerk of the Committee