The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology met at 11:05 a.m. this day, in Room 8-53, 131 Queen St., the Chair, David Sweet, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Robert Bouchard, Peter Braid, Gordon Brown, Serge Cardin, Marc Garneau, Mike Lake, Brian Masse, Hon. Dan McTeague, Anthony Rota, David Sweet, Dave Van Kesteren and Mike Wallace.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Dillan Theckedath, Analyst; Terrence Thomas, Analyst. House of Commons: Wayne Cole, Legislative Clerk.
Witnesses: Department of Industry: Janet DiFrancesco, Director General, Electronic Commerce Branch; André Leduc, Policy Analyst, Electronic Commerce Policy; Philip Palmer, Senior General Counsel, Legal Services.
Janet DiFrancesco made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.
The Committee commenced its clause-by-clause study of the Bill.
Pursuant to Standing Order 75(1), consideration of Clause 1 is postponed.
The Chair called Clause 2.
By unanimous consent, Clauses 2 to 92 carried severally.
The Short Title was negatived.
The Title carried.
The Bill, as amended, carried.
ORDERED, — That the Chair report the Bill, as amended, to the House.
ORDERED, — That Bill C-28, as amended, be reprinted for the use of the House at report stage.
At 11:47 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Michelle TittleyClerk of the Committee