Commission of Inquiry into the Investigation of the Bombing of Air India Flight 182
Witnesses : Brion Brandt, Jean Barrette
Commission Counsel Brian Gover makes brief procedural remarks. Brion Brandt (Director of Security Policy at Transport Canada) and Jean Barrette (Canadian Air Transport Security Authority) testify as a panel under direct examination by Mr. Gover. Questions focus on the Government of Canada’s Passenger Protect Program, security and screening procedures related to interlining passengers, and other issues related to aviation security. A video is shown explaining the technology of whole body scanning. Mr. Barrette responds to questions from Mr. Gover about the use of the technology and the privacy-related concerns that it raises. Raj Anand (Counsel for Lata Pada and other victims’ families) cross-examines the panel.