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Meeting – May 2, 2019

Record of discussion

LDC Secretariat

  • The Right Honourable David Johnston, Commissioner
  • Mr. Michel Cormier, Executive Director
  • Mr. Bradley Eddison, Director, Policy and Management Services
  • Ms. Jess Milton, Director, Communications and Outreach
  • Ms. Jill Clark, Senior Communications Advisor
  • Ms. Jaanu Varaprasatham, Office Manager
  • Mr. Stephen Wallace, Senior Advisor

LDC Advisory Board

  • Mr. Jean La Rose
  • Ms. Megan Leslie
  • Dr. Chad Gaffield
  • The Honourable Deborah Grey
  • Mr. Craig Kielburger
  • The Honourable John Manley
  • The Honourable Louise Otis


  1. The agenda was presented by the Commissioner and agreed by the Advisory Board. Two board members not present at previous meeting introduced themselves.


  1. Executive Director Michel Cormier updated the board on the Commission’s activities since the last meeting. Including work on the Request for Interest and Request for Proposals, further consultations and research.


  1. Reviewed goals and strategy for upcoming outreach initiative.

Request for Proposals Process

  1. Reviewed replies to the Request for Information process, reviewed timeline and fielded questions from the Board regarding the Statement of Work and Evaluation Criteria.

Debate Invitation to Party Leaders

  1. As per the mandate, the Commission reviewed potential approach and timing around invitation to party leaders.

Next Meeting

  1. A teleconference will be scheduled for the beginning of June.

Date modified: July 15, 2019