CANNABIS :
OUR POSITION FOR A CANADIAN PUBLIC POLICY

REPORT OF THE SENATE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON ILLEGAL DRUGS

VOLUME IV : APPENDICES

Chairman: Pierre Claude Nolin
Deputy Chairman: Colin Kenny

SEPTEMBER 2002


APPENDIX I

MEMBERS AND STAFF OF THE

SENATE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON ILLEGAL DRUGS

 

1.    MEMBERS OF THE SENATE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON ILLEGAL DRUGS

 

Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin

(Chair)

 

Honourable Colin Kenny

(Deputy Chair)

 

Honourable Tommy Banks

 

Honourable Eileen Rossiter

Honourable Shirley Maheu

 

Honourable John Lynch-Staunton *

Honourable Sharon Carstairs, P.C.* **

 

Honourable Noël A. Kinsella *

Honourable Fernand Robichaud *

 

2.   OTHER SENATORS WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

 

Honourable Michel Biron

 

Honourable Laurier LaPierre

Honourable Pat Carney, P.C.

 

Honourable Jean Lapointe

Honourable Thelma Chalifoux

 

Honourable Edward M. Lawson

Honourable Ione Christensen

 

Honourable Lorna Milne

Honourable Ethel M. Cochrane

 

Honourable Yves Morin

Honourable Pierre De Bané, P.C., Q.C.

 

Honourable Lucie Pépin ***

Honourable Consiglio Di Nino

 

Honourable Marie-P. Poulin

Honourable Joyce Fairbairn, P.C.

 

Honourable Marcel Prud’homme, P.C.

Honourable Sheila Finestone, P.C.

 

Honourable Gerry St. Germain, P.C.

Honourable J. Michael Forrestall

 

Honourable Peter A. Stollery

Honourable Jerahmiel S. Grafstein, Q.C.

Honourable Terry Stratton

 

Honourable Mobina S.B. Jaffer

Honourable John Wiebe

 

Honourable Lois M. Wilson

*   Ex Officio Members

** The Honourable Sharon Carstairs was a member of the Committee from April 2000 to October 2000

*** The Honourable Lucie Pépin was a member of the Committee from April 2000 to October 2000

 

3.    STAFF OF THE SENATE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON ILLEGAL DRUGS

 

3.1  CLERKS

 

Blair Armitage

(Clerk)

Daniel Charbonneau

(Acting Clerk of the Committee)

Adam Thompson

(Acting Clerk of the Committee)

 

 

3.2 RESEARCH

 

Daniel Sansfaçon

(Director of Research)

 

Gérald Lafrenière

(Analyst – Library of Parliament)

Chantal Collin

(Analyst – Library of Parliament)

 

 

 

Lyne Casavant

(Library of Parliament)

 

Diane Leduc

(Library of Parliament)

Benjamin Dolin

(Library of Parliament)

 

Martine Leroux

(Office of Senator Shirley Maheu)

Nancy Miller Chenier

(Library of Parliament)

 

Robin MacKay

(Library of Parliament)

François Dubois

(Office of Senator Pierre Claude Nolin)

 

Jeffrey Myers

(Senate Special Committee on Illegal Drugs)

Mollie Dunsmuir

(Library of Parliament)

 

Sonya Norris

(Library of Parliament)

Daniel Dupras

(Library of Parliament)

Emmanuel Préville

(Library of Parliament)

 

David Goetz

(Library of Parliament)

 

Jay Sinha

(Library of Parliament)

Anthony Jackson

(Library of Parliament)

 

Leah Spicer

(Library of Parliament)

Rebecca Jesseman

(Senate Special Committee on Illegal Drugs)

 

Barbara B. Wheelock

(Office of Senator Eileen Rossiter)

 

 

 

 

3.3 ADMINISTRATION

 

Lise Bouchard

(Committees and Private

Legislation Directorate of the Senate)

 

Keli Hogan

(Committees and Private

Legislation Directorate of the Senate)

 

Nicole Bouchard

(Office of Senator Pierre Claude Nolin)

 

Mireille Khouri

(Committees and Private

Legislation Directorate of the Senate)

 

Martine de Launière

(Special Committee on Illegal Drugs)

 

Nathalie Lemay-Paquette

(Committees and Private

Legislation Directorate of the Senate)

 

Krista Durrell

(Committees and Private

Legislation Directorate of the Senate)

 

Brigitte Martineau

(Committees and Private

Legislation Directorate of the Senate)

Liliane Poiré

(Office of Senator Pierre Claude Nolin)

 

 

3.4 COMMUNICATIONS

 

Diane Boucher and her team

(Communications Directorate of the Senate)

 

Jean-Guy Desgagné

(Special Advisor – Senate Special

Committee on Illegal Drugs)

David Newman

(Newman Communications)

 

 

 

3.5 REPORTERS, TRANSLATORS AND INTERPRETERS

 

 

Official Reporters of the Senate

(Debates and Publications Directorate of the Senate)

 

Translators
(Translation Bureau)

 

Interpreters

(Translation Bureau)

 

Thérèse Alier

(Private Text Editor)



APPENDIX II

 

LIST OF WITNESSES

 

 

NAME

 

 

ORGANIZATION

 

DATE AND LOCATION OF APPEARANCE

 

 

Cathy Airth

 

Health Canada

 

Acting Director, Office of Canada’s Drug Strategy, Health Environments and Consumer Safety Branch

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

 

June 10, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Bruce Alexander

Simon Fraser University

 

Professor, Department of Psychology

 

(Victoria, British Columbia)

 

April 23, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Lindsay Armitage

As an individual

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

 

Lyell Armitage

Regina Health District

 

Former Director, Alcohol and Drug Services

 

(Regina, Saskatchewan)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

Guy Ati Dion

University of Montreal

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

October 29, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

 

George Bailey

 

As an individual

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

 

 

Linda Barnes

 

 

City of Richmond

 

City Councillor

 

(Richmond, British Columbia)

 

 

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

Pat Baumet

As an individual

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

 

David Beall

Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission

 

Executive Secretary

 

(Washington (D.C.), United States of America)

 

March 18, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Line Beauchesne

University of Ottawa

 

Professor, Department of Criminology

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

October 16, 2000

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Denise Beaudoin

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Patricia Bégin

National Crime Prevention Centre

 

Director, Research and Evaluation

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

June 10, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Mohamed Ben Amar

University of Montreal

 

Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

June 11, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Chris Bennett

As an individual

 

 

November 7, 2001 and May 14, 2002

 

Vancouver and Richmond, British Columbia

 

 

 

 

Marie-Andrée Bertrand

University of Montreal

 

Professor Emeritus of Criminology

 

Town Hall Panelist (Montreal)

 

April 23, 2001 and May 30, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Beverly Best

Village of Salisbury

 

City Councillor

 

(Salisbury, New Brunswick)

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

Hilary Black

B.C. Compassion Club Society

 

Founder and Director

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Bill Blanchard

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

 

Sergeant

 

(Regina, Saskatchewan)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

Guillaume Blouin-Beaudoin

 

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal Quebec

 

Ron Bocking

As an individual

 

 

 

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

Tim Boekhout Van Solinge

 

Utrecht University

 

Lecturer and Researcher in Criminology

 

(Utrecht, Netherlands)

 

November 19, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Renee Boje

As an individual

 

May 14, 2002

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

 

 

Stephen Bolton

Department of Foreign affairs and International Trade

 

International Drug Officer, International Crime Division

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

March 18, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Yvan Bombardier

CACTUS

 

Intervener

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

May 30, 2002 and May 31st, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

Pierre-Charles Boudrias

 

Dollard-Cormier Centre

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

May 31, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

David Bourgeois

 

As an individual

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Michael J. Boyd

Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police

 

Chair of the Drug Abuse Committee and Deputy Chief of the Toronto Police Service

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

 

March 11, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Neil Boyd

 

Simon Fraser University

 

Professor, Department of Criminology

 

(Victoria, British Columbia)

 

October 16, 2000

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Al Breau

Village of Salisbury

 

Member of the Salisbury Municipal Drug Strategy

 

(Salisbury, Nouveau-Brunswick)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

Serge Brochu

University of Montreal

 

Professor and Director of the International Center for Comparative Criminology

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

 

December 10, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Nick Brusatore

As an individual

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Perry Bulwer

As an individual

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Fred Burford

As an individual

 

September 10

 

Toronto, Ontario

 

Michele Burque

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Tracy Butler

Salvation Army Harbour Light Addiction and Rehabilitation Treatment Centre, HCC St. John’s

 

Program Director

 

(St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador)

 

June 4, 2002

 

St-John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

Bill Campbell

Canadian Society on Addiction Medicine

 

President

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

March 11, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Chris Carnell

As an individual

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

 

Nicolas Carrier

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

 

 

James Anthony Cavalier

As an individual

 

 

September 10

 

Toronto, Ontario

 

Walter Cavalieri

 

Toronto Harm Reduction Task Force

 

(Toronto, Ontario)

 

September 10, 2001

 

Toronto, Ontario

 

Jean-Pierre Chiasson

Clinique du Nouveau Départ Inc.

 

Medical Director

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

Ward Clapham

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

 

Superintendent

 

(Richmond, British Columbia)

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Chantal Cloutier-Vautour

Addiction Services, Health Region

 

Addiction Councillor

 

(Moncton, New Brunswick)

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

 

Pierre Cloutier

As an individual

 

 

 

May 31, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

Peter Cohen

 

University of Amsterdam

 

Professor

 

(Amsterdam, Netherlands)

 

May 28, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Émile Colas

As an individual

 

Town Hall Panelist

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Mark Connolly

Canada Customs and Revenue Agency

 

Director General, Contraband and Intelligence Services Directorate, Customs Branch

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

October 29, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

John W. Conroy

As an individual

 

Barrister and Solicitor in (R. v. Malmo-Levine and R. v. Caine)

 

March 11, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Randy Cormier

 

Brentwood Recovery Home

 

Counsellor/Group Leader

 

(Windsor, Ontario)

 

June 7, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

Terry Cormier

Department of Foreign affairs and International Trade

 

Director, International Crime Division

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

March 18, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Jean-Michel Coste

French Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addictions

 

Director

 

(Paris, France)

 

October 1st, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Roland Côté

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Richard Cowan

As an individual

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Michael Crichton

Canada Customs and Revenue Agency

 

Chief, Intelligence and Operations Division, Contraband and Intelligence Services Directorate, Customs Branch

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

October 29, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Jean de Lavaltrie

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

 

 

 

France Desjardins

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Chuck Doucette

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Wally Dowhayko

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

 

Sergeant, Windsor Drug Section

 

(Windsor, Ontario)

 

 

June 7, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

Caroline Doyer

Club Compassion de Montréal

 

President

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

May 31, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

Toby Druce

Seaton House

 

Program Supervisor

 

(Toronto, Ontario)

 

September 10, 2001

 

Toronto, Ontario

Françoise Dubois-Arber

Swiss Federal Commission for Drug Issues; University Institute for Social and Preventative Medicine

 

Member

 

(Bern, Switzerland)

 

February 4, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Georges Dulex

Canton of Zurich, Criminal Police Department

 

Head

 

(Zurich, Switzerland)

 

February 4, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Johnny Dupuis

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Martin Earl

As an individual

 

June 6, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

 

Bill Elliot

Canada Customs and Revenue Agency

 

Director, Windsor-St. Clair District

 

(Windsor, Ontario)

 

June 7, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

 

 

Marc Emery

B.C. Marijuana Party

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Ron Enns

As an individual

 

June 6, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

 

Patricia Erickson

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

 

Researcher

 

(Toronto, Ontario)

 

May 14, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Julian Fantino

Toronto Police Service

 

Chief

 

(Toronto, Ontario)

 

September 10, 2001

 

Toronto, Ontario

Pat Fiacco

City of Regina

 

Mayor

 

(Regina, Saskatchewan)

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

Ross Findlater

Regina Health District

 

Deputy Medical Health Officer, Alcohol and Drug Services

 

(Regina, Saskatchewan)

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

Benedikt Fischer

University of Toronto

 

Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences

 

(Toronto, Ontario)

 

September 17, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Jerry Fitzgerald

Alcohol and Drug Services, Regina Health District

 

Manager

 

(Regina, Saskatchewan)

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

Donald Fitzsimmons

Alcohol and Drug Services, Regina Health District

 

Youth and Family Coordinator

 

(Regina, Saskatchewan)

 

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

Mark Fortier

As an individual

 

 

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

Michel Frenette

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

 

Drug Awareness Services Coordinator

 

(Fredericton, New Brunswick)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

Thomas Fulgosi

Seaton House

 

Shift Leader

 

(Toronto, Ontario)

 

September 10, 2001

 

Toronto, Ontario

Nick Gallant

As an individual

 

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

 

Paul E. Garfinkel

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

 

President and C.E.O.

 

(Toronto, Ontario)

 

June 7, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

Serge Gascon

City of Montreal Police Service

 

Deputy Director

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

May 31, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

Ryan Genie

As an individual

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

 

Michel Germain

Comité permanent de lutte à la toxicomanie

 

Director General

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

May 31, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

Rob Gillespie

As an individual

 

 

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

John P. Gordon

As an individual

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Hélène Goulet

Health Canada

 

Director General, Tobacco Control Programme, Health Environments and Consumer Safety Branch

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

June 10, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Caylie Graham

As an individual

 

 

 

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

Serge Granger

University of Quebec in Montreal

 

Historian

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

May 31, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

Brian Grant

 

Correctional Service Canada

 

Director, Addictions Research Centre

 

(Montague, Prince Edouard Island)

June 10, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

 

David Griffin

Canadian Police Association

 

Executive Officer

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

May 28, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Peter Grin

As an individual

 

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Derril W. Gudlaugson

As an individual

 

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

André-Bernard Guévin

 

As an individual

 

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Cathleen Guthrie

As an individual

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

 

Henry Haddad

Canadian Medical Association

 

President

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

March 11, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Susan Hague

Canada Customs and Revenue Agency

 

Senior Program Advisor, Contraband Operations Section, Contraband and Intelligence Services Directorate, Customs Branch

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

October 29, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Nichola Hall

Grief to Action

 

Chairperson

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

Ross Hall

Grief to Action

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

 

 

Peter Hamel

 

 

Club Compassion de Montréal

 

Executive Director

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

 

 

May 31, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

Tony Hammer

As an individual

 

June 6, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

 

Timothy Hampton

NORML Saskatchewan

 

President, National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)

 

(Watrous, Saskatchewan)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

Michael C. Hansen

 

As an individual

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Andy Hathaway

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

 

Researcher

 

(Toronto, Ontario)

 

May 14, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

 

Glen Hayden

Canadian Police Association

 

Detective, Drug Control Section, Edmonton Police Service

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

May 28, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

 

 

Kenneth E. Hayes Jr.

 

As an individual

 

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Kash Heed

Vancouver Police Service

 

Drugs Section

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

 

 

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

Sean Hunt

As an individual

 

September 10, 2001

 

Toronto, Ontario

 

Thomas E. Hunter

As an individual

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

 

Alexis Jabarit

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Edward Jackson

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Gary E. Johnson

State of New Mexico

 

Governor

 

(Albuquerque, New Mexico – United States of America)

 

November 5, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Cal Johnston

Regina Police Service

 

Chief of Police

 

(Regina, Saskatchewan)

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

Hélène Jutras

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Harold Kalant

University of Toronto

 

Professor Emeritus

 

(Toronto, Ontario)

 

June 11, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Sean Karl

As an individual

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Robert Keizer

Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports of the Netherlands

 

Drug Policy Advisor

 

(The Hague, Netherlands)

 

November 19, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Jim Kelly

Richmond Alcohol and Drug Action Team (RADAT)

 

Director

 

(Richmond, British Colombia)

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

Perry Kendall

As an individual

 

Health Officer

 

(Victoria, British Columbia)

 

September 17, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Paul E. Kennedy

Solicitor General of Canada

 

Senior Assistant Deputy Solicitor General, Policing and Security Branch

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

June 10, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Steven Kent

City of Mount Pearl

 

Deputy Mayor

 

(Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador)

 

June 4, 2002

 

Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador

Barry King

 

Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police

 

Former Chair of the Drug Abuse Committee and Chief of the Brockville Police Service

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

March 11, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Michel Kokoreff

Lille University

 

(Lille, France)

 

October 1st, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

 

Dirk J. Korf

University of Amsterdam

 

Professor

 

(Amsterdam, Netherlands)

 

November 19, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Michele Kubby

As an individual

 

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Colombia

 

Alain Labrousse

Observatoire français des drogues et des toxicomanies

 

Chargé de mission

 

(Paris, France)

 

May 28, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

 

 

C. Gwendolyn Landolt

REAL Women of Canada

 

National Vice-President

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

June 6, 2002 and June 7, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

 

Michel Landry

Dollard-Cormier Centre

 

Director of Professional Services and Research

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

December 10, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Julie Langlois

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Dana Larsen

Cannabis Culture

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

 

Town Hall Panelist

November 7, 2001 and May 14, 2002

 

Vancouver and Richmond, British Columbia

 

Pierre Lauzon

As an individual

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

Marc-André Lavoie

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

James Leslie

As an individual

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Robert G. Lesser

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

 

Chief Superintendent

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police

 

Vice Chair of the Drug Abuse Committee

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

October 29, 2001 and March 11, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Mason Loh

As an individual

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Dennis Long

Breakaway

 

Executive Director

 

(Toronto, Ontario)

 

September 10, 2001

 

Toronto, Ontario

Blair T. Longley

 

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Cynthia Low

As an individual

 

 

 

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

Phillippe Lucas

Vancouver Island Compassion Society

 

Director                

 

(Victoria, British Columbia)

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

Gillian Lynch

Health Canada

 

Director General, Drug Strategy and Controlled Substances Programme

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

 

June 10, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Mary Lynch

Dalhousie University

 

Director, Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids

 

(Halifax, Nova Scotia)

 

June 11, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Sandy MacDonald

As an individual

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Edward J. MacEachern

 

 

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

 

Sergeant

 

(Fredericton, New Brunswick)

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

 

David MacFarnam

As an individual

 

 

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Chris MacLean

As an individual

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

 

Donald MacPherson

City of Vancouver

 

Drug Policy Coordinator

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Nicole Maestracci

Interministerial Mission for the Fight against Drugs and Drug Addiction

 

President

 

(Paris, France)

 

October 1st, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Achille Maillet

Addiction Services, Health Region

 

Director

 

(Moncton, New Brunswick)

 

 

 

 

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

David Malmo-Levine

As an individual

 

 

November 7, 2001 and May 14, 2002

 

Vancouver and Richmond, British Columbia

 

Colin R. Mangham

Prevention Source B.C.

 

Director

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

 

September 17, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Bill Marra

Federation of Canadian Municipalities

 

Chair of the Standing Committee on Community Safety and Crime Prevention and City Councillor for the City of Windsor

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

March 11, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Richard Mathias

University of British Columbia

 

Professor, Health Care and Epidemiology Department

 

(Vancouver, British Colombia)

 

September 17, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Pierre Matteau

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

William B. McAllister

University of Virginia

 

Professor

 

(Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America)

 

 

March 18, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Michael McCoy

Touchtone Family Association

 

(Richmond, British Columbia)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Colombia

 

John McIntyre

BC Civil Liberties Association

 

Member of the Board

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

W. Joe McKeown

City of Regina

 

City Councillor

 

(Regina, Saskatchewan)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

William A. McKim

Memorial University of Newfoundland

 

Acting Head, Department of Psychology

 

(Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

June 3, 2002

 

Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador

 

Ken McLennan

As an individual

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Wanda McPherson

Springboard

 

Diversion Coordinator

 

(Toronto, Ontario)

 

September 10, 2001

 

Toronto, Ontario

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timothy Meehan

 

 

 

 

As an individual

 

 

 

 

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Céline Mercier

McGill University

 

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

December 10, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Croft Michaelson

Justice Canada

 

Director and Senior General Counsel, Strategic Prosecution Policy Section

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

June 10, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Dann Michols

Health Canada

 

Assistant Deputy Minister, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

June 10, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Mike Moldovan

As an individual

 

June 6, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

 

John P. Morgan

City of New York Medical School

 

Professor of Pharmacology

 

(City of New York, New York, United States of America)

 

 

June 11, 2001

 

Windsor, Ontario

Tracy Mortensen

As an individual

 

June 6, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

 

David Mossop

Community Legal Assistance Society

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Ethan Nadelman

Lindesmith Centre

 

Executive Director

 

(City of New York, New York, United States of America)

 

November 5, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Janet Neves

Federation of Canadian Municipalities

 

Policy Analyst

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

March 11, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

John Noddin

New Brunswick Home and Schools Association

 

Former President

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

Kathryn Noddin

As an individual

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

 

Dale Orban

Canadian Police Association

 

Sergeant and Detective, Regina Police Service

 

Executive Director, Regina Police Association

 

(Ottawa, Canada)

 

May 28, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Albert G. Ormiston

As an individual

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

 

Eugene Oscapella

Canadian Foundation for Drug Policy

 

Executive Director

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

October 16, 2000 and October 29, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

 

Philip Owen

City of Vancouver

 

Mayor

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Melanie Stephen Patriquen

 

Marijuana Party of Canada

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

 

Mike Patriquen

Marijuana Party of Canada

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

 

Caroline Pelchat

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

 

Researcher, Drug Awareness Service

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

October 29, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Michel Pelletier

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

 

Sergeant and National Coordinator, Drug Awareness Service

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

October 29, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Michel Perron

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

 

Executive Director

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

June 10, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Martin Petit

CACTUS

 

Community Worker

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

May 31, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

Robert Pike

Penitentiary Addictions Group

 

Classification Officer

 

(St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador)

 

June 4, 2002

 

Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador

Jim Power

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

 

Sergeant

 

(Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

June 3, 2002

 

Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador

Diane Power-Jeans

Janeway Community Mental Health Division, HCC St. John’s

 

Social Worker

 

(St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador)

 

June 4, 2002

 

Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador

Fred Pritchard

Marijuana Compassion Club of Windsor

 

Founder and Operator

 

(Windsor, Ontario)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

June 6, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

Norman Qworden

As an individual

 

June 6, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

 

Alan Randell

As an individual

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Eleanor Randell

As an individual

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Shauna Raycraft

As an individual

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

 

Jürgen Rehm

University of Zurich

 

Professor

 

(Zurich, Switzerland)

 

May 14, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Rick Reimer

As an individual

 

May 31, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Dave Roberts

Windsor Police Service

 

Inspector, Investigation Services

 

(Windsor, Ontario)

 

June 7, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

Gerald Royce

As an individual

 

June 3, 2002

 

Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador

 

Jerome Sabourin

As an individual

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

 

Greg Schweitzer

As an individual

 

June 6, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

 

Darlene Simpson

House of Sophrosyne

 

Director of Program

 

(Windsor, Ontario)

 

June 7, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

Eric Single

 

University of Toronto

 

Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences

 

(Toronto, Ontario)

 

May 14, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Leon Smith

As an individual

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Patrick Smith

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

 

Vice-President, Clinical Programs

 

(Toronto, Ontario)

 

June 7, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

Ted Smith

As an individual

 

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Raf Souccar

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

 

Superintendent

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

June 10, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Rob Spring

As an individual

 

June 6, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

 

Randall St. Jacques

As an individual

 

June 6, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

 

Margaret Stanowski

Springboard

 

Executive Director

 

(Toronto, Ontario)                  

 

September 10, 2001

 

Toronto, Ontario

Paul St-Denis

Justice Canada

 

Senior Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

June 10, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Diane Steber Büchli

Swiss Federal Office of Public Health

 

Head, International Drug Affairs Unit

 

(Bern, Switzerland)

 

February 4, 2002

 

Ottawa, Canada

Art Steinmann

Alcohol-Drug Education Service

 

Executive Director

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

Marc-Boris St-Maurice

Marijuana Party

 

Leader

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

May 30, 2002 and May 31st

 

Montreal, Quebec

Ron Taverner

Toronto Police Service

 

Sergeant, Superintendent

 

(Toronto, Ontario)

 

June 7, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

Rosaire Théorêt

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Rick Tipple

As an individual

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Lilian To

As an individual

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Ross Toller

Correctional Service Canada

 

Deputy Commissioner, Prairie Region

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

June 10, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Chris Trenholm

As an individual

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

 

John Turmel

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Ray Turmel

As an individual

 

May 30, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

 

Selene Tracy Tyndale

Ontario Public Interest Research Group

 

Volunteer

 

(Windsor, Ontario)                  

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

June 6, 2002

 

Windsor, Ontario

Mark Tyndall

B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Ambros Uchtenhagen

Addiction Research Institute

 

Retired Professor

 

(Zurich, Suisse)

 

 

 

February 4, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

 

 

Steven Van Hoogstraten

Ministry of Justice of the Netherlands

 

Director for International Criminal Affairs and Drugs Policy

 

(The Hague, Netherlands)

 

November 19, 2001

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Anne Vogel

Gilwest Clinic

 

Manager

 

(Richmond, British Columbia)

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

John Walsh

City of Mount Pearl

 

City Councillor

 

(Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

June 3, 2002

 

Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador

Chuck Walter

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

 

Officer in Charge, Operational Systems Policy Section, National Contract Policing Branch

 

(Ottawa, Ontario)

 

 

June 10, 2002

 

Ottawa, Ontario

Thia Walter

As an individual

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Mark A. Ware

McGill University

 

Assistant Professor

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

May 31, 2002

 

Montreal, Quebec

David Weinberg

As an individual

 

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

 

Yves Wermelinger

 

As an individual

June 5, 2002

 

Moncton, New Brunswick

 

Anna Marie White

Focus on the Family

 

Policy Analyst

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

Dean Wilson

Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU)

 

Executive Director

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

 

November 7, 2001

 

Vancouver, British Columbia

Cory Wint

Inner Visions Recovery Society

 

(Vancouver, British Columbia)

 

Town Hall Panelist

 

May 14, 2002

 

Richmond, British Columbia

 

Brad Wolbaum

As an individual

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

 

Scott Wolbaum

As an individual

 

May 13, 2002

 

Regina, Saskatchewan

 

Danny Woods

Windsor Police Service

 

Sergeant, Drug Enforcement Branch

 

(Windsor, Ontario)

 

June 7, 2002

Alan Young

As an individual

 

Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School

 

(Toronto, Ontario)

 

 

September 10, 2001

 

Toronto, Ontario

Mark Zoccolillo

 

McGill University

 

Professor, Department of Psychiatry

 

(Montreal, Quebec)

 

October 16, 2000

 

Ottawa, Canada

 


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