Public Safety and National Security – March 12, 2015 – Part 1

In Committee from the House of Commons

Public Safety and National Security – March 12, 2015 – Part 1

The committee continues its hearings on Bill C-51, the government’s anti-terrorism legislation. Appearing during the first hour are the following witnesses: Carmen Cheung (senior counsel, British Columbia Civil Liberties Association); Joanna Kerr, and Keith Stewart (respectively the executive director and head of the energy campaign of Greenpeace Canada); and Ronald Atkey (former SIRC chair).

The following individuals testify during the second part of the meeting: Paul Champ (counsel for the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group); Barry Cooper (professor of political science at the University of Calgary); and Perry Bellegarde (national chief of the Assembly of First Nations). (March 12, 2015) UPDATE: Bill C-51 received royal assent on June 18.