The Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security met in a televised session at 8:50 a.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Kevin Sorenson, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Don Davies, Roger Gaudet, Mark Holland, Andrew Kania, Ben Lobb, Dave MacKenzie, Phil McColeman, Alexandra Mendes, Maria Mourani, Rick Norlock, Brent Rathgeber and Kevin Sorenson.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Lyne Casavant, Analyst.
Appearing: Hon. Vic Toews, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety.
Witnesses: Library of Parliament: Kevin Page, Parliamentary Budget Officer; Mostafa Askari, Assistant Parliamentary Budget Officer, Economic and Fiscal Analysis, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer; Sahir Khan, Assistant Parliamentary Budget Officer, Expenditure and Revenue Analysis, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer; Ashutosh Rajekar, Financial Advisor, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer. Correctional Service of Canada: Don Head, Commissioner.
Kevin Page made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.
At 9:45 a.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 9:48 a.m., the sitting resumed.
The Minister made a statement and, with Don Head, answered questions.
At 10:45 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Roger PréfontaineClerk of the Committee