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Meeting Schedule

Information prior to the 40th Parliament is from notices of meetings. For the official record, please refer to the related minutes and transcripts.

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Date / Time Studies & Bills Location  Note
  • Bill C-15, An Act respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Examine the subject matter of Bill C-15, An Act respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
    • The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, P.C., M.P., Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations (Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Tabatha Bull, President and Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business)
    • Marla Israel, Director General (Crown-Indigenous Relations)
    • Shannon Joseph, Vice-President, Government Relations and Indigenous Affairs (Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers)
    • Sandra Leduc, Director and General Counsel, Aboriginal Law Centre (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Dawn Madahbee Leach, Chair (National Indigenous Economic Development Board)
    • Koren Marriott, Senior Counsel, Aboriginal Law Centre, Aboriginal Affairs Portfolio (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Shannin Metatawabin, Chief Executive Officer (National Aboriginal Capital Corporation Association)
    • Ross Pattee, Assistant Deputy Minister, Implementation Sector (Crown-Indigenous Relations)
    • Laurie Sargent, Assistant Deputy Minister, Aboriginal Affairs Portfolio (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Brian Schmidt, President and Chief Executive Officer (Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd.)
    • Mark Sevestre, Senior Advisor & Founding Member, National Aboriginal Trust Officers Association (NATOA) (Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative)
    • Katherine Wheatley, Manager (Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Examine the subject matter of Bill C-15, An Act respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
    • Merle Alexander, Legal Counsel (First Nations Leadership Council of British Columbia)
    • George Arcand Jr., Chief (Alexander First Nation)
    • Dr. Mauro Barelli, , , University of London (As an Individual)
    • Douglas Beaverbones, Chief (O'Chiese First Nation)
    • Arnie Bellis, Chair (Indigenous Resource Network)
    • Stephen Buffalo, President and Chief Executive Officer (Indian Resource Council of Canada)
    • Beatrice Carpentier, Band Manager (O'Chiese First Nation)
    • The Honourable Arlene Dunn, MLA, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs (Government of New Brunswick)
    • Mike Evans, Senior Manager, Government Relations (Fort McKay First Nation)
    • Mel Grandjamb, Chief (Fort McKay First Nation)
    • Chris Johnson, Chief Executive Officer (Fort McKay First Nation)
    • Norma Large, Legal Technician (O'Chiese First Nation)
    • Dwight Newman, Professor of Law & Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Rights, University of Saskatchewan (As an Individual)
    • Mark Podlasly, Director of Economic Policy and Initiatives (First Nations Major Projects Coalition)
    • Romeo Saganash (As an Individual)
    • Dale Swampy, President (National Coalition of Chiefs)
    • Terry Teegee, Regional Chief (First Nations Leadership Council of British Columbia)
    • Okimaw Vernon Watchmaker, Grand Chief (Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Examine the subject matter of Bill C-15, An Act respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
    • Margo Auger, Chief Administrative Officer (Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta)
    • Jim Badger, Chief, Sucker Creek First Nation (Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta)
    • Dr. Abel Bosum, Grand Chief (Grand Council of the Crees)
    • Russ Diabo (As an Individual)
    • Paul Joffe, Legal Counsel, GCC(EI)/Cree Nation Government (Grand Council of the Crees)
    • Ken Kyikavichik, Grand Chief (Gwich'in Tribal Council)
    • Naiomi Mettalic, Assistant Professor Chancellor's Chair in Aboriginal Law and Policy, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University (As an Individual)
    • David Monias, Chief (Pimicikamak Okimowin)
    • Ross Montour, Chief (Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke)
    • Matthew Norris, President (Urban Native Youth Association)
    • Arthur Noskey, Grand Chief (Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta)
    • Matthew Peigan, Chief (Pasqua First Nation)
    • Crystal Smith, Chief Councillor (Haisla Nation)
    • Hillory Tenute, Executive Director (Canadian Roots Exchange)
    • Francis Walsh, Legal Counsel (Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke)
    • Norman Yakeleya, National Chief (Dene Nation)
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 10 and 31 of Part 4 of Bill C-30
    • Yves Denoncourt, Director, Governance Operations Directorate, Lands and Economic Development (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Steve Berna, Chief Operating Officer (First Nations Finance Authority)
    • Jeffrey Clark, Legal Counsel (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • Ernie Daniels, President & Chief Executive Officer (First Nations Finance Authority)
    • Christopher Duschenes, Director General, Economic Policy Development Branch, Lands and Economic Development (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Garima Dwivedi, Director General, Resolutions & Partnerships (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • Gene Hope, Chief (Acho Dene Koe First Nation)
    • Karl Jacques, Senior Counsel, Operations and Programs (LSU), CIRNAC/ISC Legal Services (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Madeleine Mackenzie, Lawyer, Power Law (Acho Dene Koe First Nation)
    • Leanne Walsh, Director, Fiscal Policy and Investment Readiness (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Examine the subject matter of Bill C-15, An Act respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
    • Dr. Tom Flanagan, Professor, Emeritus of Political Science, University of Calgary (As an Individual)
    • Brenda Gunn, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba (As an Individual)
    • Aluki Kotierk, President (Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated)
    • Drew Lafond, President (Indigenous Bar Association)
    • Mira Levasseur-Moreau, Political and Legal Advisor (Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador)
    • Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot, Canada Research Chair of Global Indigenous Rights and Politics, University of British Columbia (As an Individual)
    • Dr. Wilton Littlechild (As an Individual)
    • Jason T. Madden, Lawyer and Managing Partner, Pape Salter Teillet LLP (As an Individual)
    • Alexa McClaren, Barrister & Solicitor (Champagne and Aishihik First Nations)
    • Lori Mishibinijima, Board member (Indigenous Bar Association)
    • Val Napoleon, Director, JD/JID program, Associate professor, Law Foundation Chair of Indigenous Justice and Governance, University of Victoria (As an Individual)
    • Pamela Palmater, Chair in Indigenous Governance, Ryerson University (As an Individual)
    • Ghislain Picard, Chief (Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador)
    • Steve Smith, Chief (Champagne and Aishihik First Nations)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Examine the subject matter of Bill C-15, An Act respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
    • The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, P.C., M.P., Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations (Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Joel Abram, Grand Chief (Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians)
    • Michael Anderson, UNDRIP Advisor (Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak)
    • Perry Bellegarde, National Chief (Assembly of First Nations)
    • Adam Bond, Manager, Legal Services (Native Women's Association of Canada)
    • David Chartrand, MNC Vice-President and National Spokesperson (Métis National Council)
    • Lynne Groulx, Chief Executive Director (Native Women's Association of Canada)
    • Marla Israel, Director General (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • Sandra Leduc, Director and General Counsel, Aboriginal Law Centre (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Brandon MacLeod, Senior Policy Advisor (Métis National Council)
    • Koren Marriott, Senior Counsel, Aboriginal Law Centre, Aboriginal Affairs Portfolio (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Celeste McKay, Consultant (Métis National Council)
    • Tania Monaghan, Legal Advisor (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami)
    • Natan Obed, President (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami)
    • Ross Pattee, Assistant Deputy Minister, Implementation Sector (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • Laurie Sargent, Assistant Deputy Minister, Aboriginal Affairs Portfolio (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Garrison Settee, Grand Chief (Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak)
    • Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond (Assembly of First Nations)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
  • Study matters relating to the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada, as stated in rule 12-7(13)
    • Karen Hogan, Auditor General of Canada (Office of the Auditor General of Canada)
    • Glenn Wheeler, Principal (Office of the Auditor General of Canada)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Organization meeting
    • Pursuant to rule 12-13 of the Rules of the Senate, the committee will hold an organization meeting.
By videoconference [Audio only] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
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