Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce
Issue No. 37 - Minutes of Proceedings - March 28, 2018
OTTAWA, Wednesday, March 28, 2018
The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce met this day at 4:15 p.m., in room 9, Victoria
Building, the chair, the Honourable Douglas Black, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Black (Alberta), Dagenais, Day, Marwah, Ringuette,
Tannas, Tkachuk, Wallin and Wetston (9).
In attendance: Adriane Yong and Brett Stuckey, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Services,
Library of Parliament; Mila Pavlovic, Communications Officer, Senate Communications Directorate.
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.)
Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, University of New Brunswick:
Ali Ghorbani, Director (by video conference).
The chair made a statement.
Mr. Ghorbani made a statement and answered questions.
At 4:53 p.m., the committee suspended.
At 4:54 p.m., pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee resumed in camera to consider a draft agenda (future
At 5:12 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.