Summary Report: Public Consultation with Ethnocultural and Religious Communities on the Impact of the Anti-terrorism Act

November 29, 2004
Ottawa, Ontario

This document is a summary of the views expressed by the participants and does not reflect the views of the Department of Justice or the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada.


Mark Berlin thanked the participants for their time, effort, and contributions. He outlined next steps, including the provision of a summary report of the proceedings, follow-up discussions with the Minister of Justice, reports from Ministers to their Cabinet colleagues, and discussions of provincial jurisdictional issues.

A number of undertakings were made, including:

On behalf of the Departments of Justice and Public Safety, Berlin expressed appreciation for the time and effort that individuals made to participate.

Annex 1: List of Participating Organizations