Committees

Committees

Committees

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Schedule of All Meetings

Date / Time Committee Studies & Bills Location  Note
Charitable Sector (Special)
  • The impact of public policy on charities and non-profit organizations, and of the voluntary sector
    • Cindy Amerongen, Executive Director (Northern Lights Health Foundation)
    • Donald J. Bourgeois, Lawyer, Fogler Rubinoff LLP (As an Individual)
    • Karen Cooper, Legal Counsel (Drache Aptowitzer LLP)
    • Shimon Fogel, Chief Executive Officer (Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs)
    • Christina Franc, Executive Director (Canadian Association of Fairs and Exhibitions)
    • Ted Garrard, Chief Executive Officer (SickKids Foundation)
    • Éric Hébert-Daly, Vice-President (Now and Forever Wild Fund)
    • Juniper Locilento, Vice-President, Public Affairs (Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Toronto Chapter)
    • John Pellowe, Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Council of Christian Charities)
    • Susan Ramsundarsigh, Course Instructor and Research Project Coordinator, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto (As an Individual)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Subject to Change]
Arctic (Special)
  • Consider the significant and rapid changes to the Arctic and the impacts on original inhabitants
    • Neil Hutchinson, Principal Scientist (Hutchison Environmental Sciences Ltd.)
    • Luis G. Manzo, Director of Lands (Kivalliq Inuit Association)
    • Brenda Osmond, Lands Administrator (Kivalliq Inuit Association)
    • Jörg Stetefeld, Professor for Biochemistry Tier-1 CRC in Structural Biology and Biophysics (University of Manitoba)
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
National Security and Defence
  • Bill C-71, An Act to amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms
    • The Honourable Ralph Goodale, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (Public Safety Canada)
    • Alexandra Budgell, Team Leader and Senior Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Edward Burlew, Barrister and Solicitor (As an Individual)
    • Amanda Dale, Executive Director (Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic)
    • Daniel Fritter, Publisher (Calibre - Canada's Firearm Magazine)
    • Gerry Gamble, President (The Sporting Clubs of Niagara)
    • Gerald Ingeveld, Director (Alberta Provincial Rural Crime Watch Association)
    • Randall Koops, Director General, Policing Policy (Public Safety Canada)
    • Robert Mackinnon, Director, Firearms Business Improvement Directorate (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Lise Martin, Executive Director (Women's Shelters Canada)
    • Brian Mishara, Professor, Department of Psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal (As an Individual)
    • Ray Orb, President (Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities)
    • Kellie Paquette, Director General, Canadian Firearms Program (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Marc Renaud, President (Fédération québécoise des chasseurs et pêcheurs)
  • Canada’s national security and defence policies, practices, circumstances and capabilities
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W120, 1 Wellington St.* [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Subject to Change]
Partial In Camera
Arctic (Special)
  • Consider the significant and rapid changes to the Arctic and the impacts on original inhabitants
    • Michael Byers, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia (As an Individual)
    • Cindy Dickson, Executive Director (Arctic Athabaskan Council)
    • Whitney Lackenbauer, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in the Study of the Canadian North and Professor, School for the Study of Canada, Trent University (As an Individual)
    • Suzanne Lalonde, Professor, Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal (As an Individual)
    • Peter Sköld, Chair, Board of Governors (University of the Arctic)
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Subject to Change]
Charitable Sector (Special)
  • The impact of public policy on charities and non-profit organizations, and of the voluntary sector
    • Zaid Al-Rawni, Chief Executive Officer (Islamic Relief Canada)
    • W. Matthew Chater, National President and Chief Executive Officer (Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada)
    • The Honourable Gary Johns, Commissioner (Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission)
    • Myles McGregor-Lowndes, Professor Emeritus, Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Non-profit Studies, Queensland University of Technology (As an Individual)
    • Suzanne Parisé, Director General (Centre d’action bénévole Léonie-Bélanger)
    • Kevin Perkins, Executive Director (Farm Radio International)
    • Mike Power, Vice-President, Programming and Operations (Canada World Youth)
    • Sidney Ribaux, Co-founder and General Manager (Équiterre)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Subject to Change]
Official Languages
  • Study on Canadians’ views about modernizing the Official Languages Act
    • Patrick Borbey, President (Public Service Commission of Canada)
    • Nancy Chahwan, Chief Human Resources Officer (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Pascale Giguère, General Counsel, Legal Affairs Branch (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
    • Brent Homan, Deputy Commissioner, Compliance Sector (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)
    • Pierre Leduc, Assistant Commissioner, Policy and Communications Branch (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
    • Regan Morris, Legal Counsel, Legal Services Directorate (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)
    • Guylaine F. Roy, Deputy Minister, Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Ghislaine Saikaley, Assistant Commissioner, Compliance Assurance Branch (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
    • Janine Sherman, Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet, Senior Personnel and Public Service Renewal (Privy Council Office)
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Subject to Change]
Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Senators
  • Consideration of matters relating to the Ethics and Conflict of Interest Code for Senators
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Subject to Change]
In Camera
Aboriginal Peoples
  • The subject matter of Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages
    • The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, P.C., M.P, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism (Canadian Heritage)
    • Robert Bertrand, National Chief (Congress of Aboriginal Peoples)
    • Clément Chartier, President (Metis National Council)
    • Jocelyn Formsma, Executive Director (National Association of Friendship Centres)
    • Stephen Gagnon, Federal Representative, Indigenous Languages Legislation, Citizenship, Heritage and Regions Sector (Canadian Heritage)
    • Casey Hunley, Policy Advisor, Education (Native Women's Association of Canada)
    • Francyne Joe, President (Native Women's Association of Canada)
    • Hélène Laurendeau, Deputy Minister (Canadian Heritage)
    • Allan MacDonald, Director General of Implementation, Implementation Sector (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • John Topping, Director, Strategic Policy Development Directorate, Treaties and Aboriginal Government Sector (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • Adrian Walraven, Acting Director General, Education, Education and Social Development Programs and Partnerships Sector (Indigenous Services Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Subject to Change]
Transport and Communications
  • Bill C-48, Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
    • Jason Alsop, President (Council of the Haida Nation)
    • Carl Brown, Manager, Water Science and Technology (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
    • Kevin J. Cash, Director General, Water Science and Technology (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
    • Heather D. Dettman, Research Scientist (Natural Resources Canada)
    • Julie Gascon, Director General, Operations, Canadian Coast Guard (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
    • Carmel Lowe, Regional Director, Science, Pacific Region (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
    • Marilyn Slett, Káwázil Chief (Heiltsuk Tribal Council)
    • Brian Wootton, Regional Director, Programs, Canadian Coast Guard, Pacific Region (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Subject to Change]
Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament
  • Consideration of the orders and practices of the Senate and the privileges of Parliament.
    • Dave Levac, Former Speaker, Legislative Assembly of Ontario (As an Individual)
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Subject to Change]
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