REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE Thursday, June 22, 2006

The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples

has the honour to present its

THIRD REPORT


Your Committee, which was authorized by the Senate on Tuesday, May 30, 2006, to examine and report on the general concerns of First Nations in Canada related to the federal Specific Claims process, respectfully requests the approval of funds for fiscal year ending March 31, 2007, and requests that it be empowered to engage the services of such counsel, technical, clerical and other personnel as may be necessary for the purpose of its study.

Pursuant to Chapter 3:06, section 2(1)(c) of the Senate Administrative Rules, the budget submitted to the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration and the report thereon of that Committee are appended to this report.

Respectfully submitted,

HUGH SEGAL
For Gerry St. Germain, P.C., Chair of the Committee


APPENDIX (B) TO THE REPORT

Thursday, June 22, 2006 

                The Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration has examined the budget presented to it by the Senate Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples for the proposed expenditures of the said Committee for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2007 for the purpose of its Special Study on the general concerns of First Nations in Canada related to the federal specific claims process, as authorized by the Senate on Tuesday, May 20, 2006. The said budget is as follows: 

Professional and Other Services                             $ 11,000
Transportation and Communications                       $          0
Other Expenditures                                                $   1,000 
Total                                                                     $ 12,000

Respectfully submitted,

GEORGE FUREY
Chair


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