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Schedule of All Meetings

Date / Time Committee Studies & Bills Location  Note
Medical Assistance in Dying (Special Joint)
  • Review the provisions of the Criminal Code relating to medical assistance in dying and their application, including but not limited to issues relating to mature minors, advance requests, mental illness, the state of palliative care in Canada and the protection of Canadians with disabilities
    • Dr. Jocelyn Downie, James S. Palmer Chair in Public Policy and Law, Dalhousie University (As an Individual)
    • Dr. Sandip Singh Gandham, Provincial Medical Lead for MAID (Alberta Health Services)
    • Dr. Dirk Huyer, Chief Coroner for Ontario (Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario)
    • Dr. Trudo Lemmens, Professor and Scholl Chair in Health Law and Policy, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto (As an Individual)
    • Dr. James L. Silvius, Senior Medical Director (Alberta Health Services)
Room 415, Wellington Building [Audio only] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Subject to Change]
Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament
  • Examine and propose amendments to the Rules in relation to the composition of the Standing Committee on Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Senators
    • The Honourable Senator Judith G. Seidman, Chair, Standing Committee on Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Senators (Senate of Canada)
    • The Honourable Senator Scott Tannas, Deputy Chair, Standing Committee on Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Senators (Senate of Canada)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Subject to Change]
Subcommittee on Communications
  • Examine and report on issues related to Senate communications
By videoconference [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
Subcommittee on Human Resources
  • Examine and report on issues related to human resources in the Senate
By videoconference [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
Banking, Trade and Commerce
  • Study matters relating to banking, trade and commerce generally, as described in rule 12-7(8)
    • Tiff Macklem, Governor (Bank of Canada )
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
Transport and Communications
  • Bill S-225, An Act to amend the Copyright Act (remuneration for journalistic works)
    • Kevin Chan, Director of Policy, Canada (Facebook)
    • Dr. Michael A. Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
    • Jamie Irving, Chair (News Media Canada)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
  • Bill S-230, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (granting citizenship to certain Canadians)
    • Alec Attfield, Director General, Citizenship Branch, Strategic and Program Policy (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Don Chapman, Head (Lost Canadians)
    • The Honourable Senator Yonah Martin, sponsor of the bill
    • Catherine Scott, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic and Program Policy (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
National Finance
  • Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022
    • Consideration of a draft report
By videoconference [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
Fisheries and Oceans
  • Study matters relating to fisheries and oceans generally, as stated in rule 12-7(11)
    • The Honourable Bernadette Jordan, P.C., M.P., Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
    • Jean-Guy Forgeron, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Fisheries and Harbour Management (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
    • Robert Lamirande, Special Advisor, Indigenous Affairs (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
    • Gorazd Ruseski, Director General, Indigenous Affairs (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
    • Timothy Sargent, Deputy Minister (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
    • Doug Wentzell, Regional Director General, Maritimes Region (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
National Security and Defence
  • Bill C-228, An Act to establish a federal framework to reduce recidivism
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
* Please note meeting changes.
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Audio only
Audio only
Video
Video
Webcast
Webcast
Meeting notice
Meeting notice
Minutes
Minutes
Transcripts
Transcripts
Interim
Interim
Unrevised information from meeting notice
Unrevised information from meeting notice
Subject to Change
Subject to Change