The Standing Committee on National Defence met at 3:34 p.m. this day, in Room 362, East Block, the Chair, James Bezan, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Chris Alexander, James Bezan, Tarik Brahmi, Corneliu Chisu, Cheryl Gallant, Jack Harris, Hon. John McKay, Christine Moore, Rick Norlock, Ted Opitz and Mark Strahl.
Acting Members present: Mylène Freeman for Jean-François Larose and Hon. Rob Moore for Rick Norlock.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Melissa Radford, Analyst; Erin Shaw, Analyst.
Witnesses: Department of National Defence: LCol André Dufour, Director, Law Military Personnel, Office of the Judge Advocate General; Col Michael R. Gibson, Deputy Judge Advocate General of Military Justice, Office of the Judge Advocate General; LCol Stephen Strickey, Director of Law, Military Justice Strategic, Office of the Judge Advocate General. Criminal Lawyers' Association: Eric Granger, Lawyer; Anne London-Weinstein, Lawyer. As an individual: Peter Tinsley, Former Chair, Military Police Complaints Commission.
Peter Tinsley, Eric Granger and Anne London-Weinstein made statements and answered questions.
At 4:36 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 4:39 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Col Michael R. Gibson made a statement and answered questions.
At 5:31 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Leif-Erik AuneClerk of the Committee