Prime Minister

Security Intelligence Review Committee

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Minister Responsible

Prime Minister

Appointment Provisions

Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-23/index.html

The Committee consists of a Chairman and not less than two and not more than four other members, all of whom shall be appointed by GiC from among members of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada who are not members of the Senate or the House of Commons. Each member of the Committee shall be appointed to hold office during good behaviour for a term not exceeding five years and is eligible for reappointment for a term not exceeding five years.

The Chairman is the chief executive officer of the Committee.

The Chairman of the Committee may designate another member of the Committee to act as Chairman in the event of the absence or incapacity of the Chairman and, if no such designation is in force or the office of Chairman is vacant, the Minister may designate a member of the Committee to act as the Chairman.

Consultation

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act specifies that the Chairman and members shall be appointed by the Governor in Council from among members of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada who are not members of the Senate or the House of Commons, after consultation by the Prime Minister of Canada with the Leader of the Opposition in the House of Commons and the leader in the House of Commons of each party having at least twelve members in that House.

Remuneration

Chairman

  • Fixed by GiC: Position;
    per diem ($550 - $650)
  • Reasonable travel and living expenses.

Member

  • Fixed by GiC: Position;
    per diem ($375 - $450)
  • Reasonable travel and living expenses.

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
Chairman
Blais, Pierre
berthier-sur-mer, Quebec
During Good Behaviour
2015-05-01
2020-04-30
Members
Fortier, L. Yves
Montréal, Quebec
During Good Behaviour
2013-08-08
2018-08-07
Holloway, Ian Carl
Calgary, Alberta
During Good Behaviour
2015-01-30
2020-01-29
McLean, Cyril Eugene
Toronto, Ontario
During Good Behaviour
2014-03-06
2019-03-05
Morin, Marie-Lucie
Ottawa, Ontario
During Good Behaviour
2015-05-01
2020-04-30