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  • Bill C-21, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act.
    • The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians ()
    • Andrew Beynon, Acting Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy and Strategic Direction (Indian and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • Yvonne Boyer, Commissioner (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
    • Patrick Brazeau, National Chief (Congress of Aboriginal Peoples)
    • Wendy Cornet, Consultant and President of Cornet Consulting & Mediation Inc. (As an individual)
    • Linda Dabros, Director General, Knowledge Centre (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
    • Ian Fine, Director General and Senior General Counsel (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
    • Ellen Gabriel, President, Quebec Native Women Inc. (Native Women's Association of Canada)
    • Jim Hendry, General Counsel, Human Rights Law Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Jennifer Lynch, Chief Commissioner (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
    • Martin Reiher, Senior Counsel, Operations and Programs Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Lisa Shaver, Chief (AFN's Women's Council)
    • Angus Toulouse, Regional Chief (Assembly of First Nations)
    • Daniel Wilson, Strategic Policy, Planning and Law (Assembly of First Nations)
  • Examination of Canada’s international national human rights obligations
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 160-S, Centre Block* 39-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Bill C-280, An Act to Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
  • Study on the issue of the sexual exploitation of persons, with particular emphasis on children, including questions of trafficking in children, prostitution, sex tourism, pornography, and the sexual exploitation of children on the internet
    • Consideration of a draft budget
  • Examination of Canada’s international national human rights obligations
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 257, East Block 39-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Bill C-280, An Act to Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
    • The Honourable Diane Finley, P.C., M.P., Minister of Citizenship and Immigration (Citizenship and Immigration Canada)
    • Micheline Aucoin, Director General, Refugees Branch (Citizenship and Immigration Canada)
    • William Bauer, Former member of the Immigration and Refugee Board (As an individual)
    • Andrea Lyon, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic and Program Policy (Citizenship and Immigration Canada)
    • The Honourable Joe Volpe, P.C., M.P. (Eglinton - Lawrence), Former Minister of Citizenship and Immigration (As an individual)
Room 2, Victoria Building* 39-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill C-280, An Act to Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
    • Abraham Abraham, Representative in Canada (Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)
    • Joan Auden, Member (Hitschmanova Committee, First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa)
    • Lisa Barnet, Member (St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Parish, Refugee Outreach Group)
    • Max Berger, Immigration Lawyer (As an individual)
    • Michael Casasola, Resettlement Officer (Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)
    • Pierre Gauthier, Chair (St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Parish, Refugee Outreach Group)
    • Stéphane Handfield, Vice-President (Quebec Immigration Lawyers Association)
    • Phil Nagy, President (Hitschmanova Committee, First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa)
    • Jan Raska, Member (St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Parish, Refugee Outreach Group)
    • Hy Shelow, Senior Protection Officer (Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)
Room 9, Victoria Building* 39-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill S-218, Protection of Victims of Human Trafficking Act
    • Hallvard Gorseth, Administrator, Anti-Trafficking Action (Council of Europe, Gender Equality & Anti-Trafficking Division)
    • Marta Requena, Head of Division (Council of Europe, Gender Equality & Anti-Trafficking Division)
Room 2, Victoria Building 39-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill C-280, An Act to Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
    • Alfredo Barahona, Coordinator, Refugee and Migration Program (KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives)
    • Jacques Beauchemin, Member of the Immigration and Citizenship Law Committee (Barreau du Québec)
    • Catherine Dagenais, Lawyer, Research and Legislation Services (Barreau du Québec)
    • Janet Dench, Executive Director (Canadian Council for Refugees)
    • Kerri Froc, Legal Policy Analyst (Canadian Bar Association)
    • Stephen Gallagher, Lecturer, Department of Political Science, McGill University (As an individual)
    • Mitchell Goldberg, Member of the Immigration and Citizenship Law Committee (Barreau du Québec)
    • Naomi Kikoler, Articling Student (Amnesty International Canada)
    • David Matas, Member, Citizenship and Immigration Law Section (Canadian Bar Association)
    • Gloria Nafziger, Refugee Coordinator (Amnesty International Canada)
    • Peter Showler, Director, The Refugee Forum, Human Rights Research and Education Centre, University of Ottawa (As an individual)
Room 2, Victoria Building* 39-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill S-218, Protection of Victims of Human Trafficking Act
    • Pierrette Boissé, Member (Comité d'action contre le trafic humain interne et international)
    • Mike Cabana, Chief Superintendent, Director General, Border Integrity, Federal and International Operations (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Louise Dionne, Member and Facilitator (Comité d'action contre le trafic humain interne et international)
    • Megan Imrie, Director, Horizontal Policy & Planning Division, Enforcement Branch (Canada Border Services Agency)
    • Lee F. Lakeman, Regional Representative (British Columbia & Yukon) (Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres)
    • Alice Lee, Crisis Worker, Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter (Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres)
    • Jacqueline Oxman-Martinez, Professor, University of Montréal (As an individual)
Room 2, Victoria Building 39-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill C-280, An Act to Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
    • Jean Bélanger, Director General, Corporate Planning and Services Branch (Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada)
    • Nicole Demers, M.P. (Laval) (House of Commons)
    • The Honourable Yoine Goldstein, Senator, Sponsor of the Bill (Senate of Canada)
    • Dick Graham, Acting Director General, Refugees Branch (Citizenship and Immigration Canada)
    • François Guilbault, Acting Senior General Counsel (Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada)
    • Susan Kramer, Director, Inland Enforcement (Canada Border Services Agency)
    • Andrea Lyon, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic and Program Policy (Citizenship and Immigration Canada)
    • Geoff Zerr, Director, Policy and Procedures (Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada)
Room 2, Victoria Building 39-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill S-218, Protection of Victims of Human Trafficking Act
    • Janet Dench, Executive Director (Canadian Council for Refugees)
    • Carolyn Hume, Policy Advisor to Senator Phalen (The Senate of Canada)
    • Brenna MacNeil, Director, Social Policy and Programs, Immigration Branch (Citizenship and Immigration Canada)
    • Cindy Moriarty, Director, Bureau of Women's Health and Gender Based Analysis (Health Canada)
    • Robert Mundie, Director, Strategic Priorities Division, Strategic Policy Branch (Citizenship and Immigration Canada)
    • Benjamin Perrin, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia (As an individual)
    • The Honourable Gerard A. Phalen, Senator, Sponsor of the Bill (The Senate of Canada)
    • Loly Rico, Chair, Anti-Trafficking Subcommittee (Canadian Council for Refugees)
Room 160-S, Centre Block* 39-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 257, East Block 39-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
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