Committees

Committees

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Schedule of All Meetings

Date / Time Committee Studies & Bills Location Session  Note
Subcommittee on the Senate Estimates
  • Examine and report on financial matters, including proposed estimates and Senate policies
By videoconference Intersessional Authority [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
Subcommittee on Long Term Vision and Plan
  • Study and report on the program of work for the Long-Term Vision and Plan for the parliamentary precinct
    • Rocque Gameiro, Director General, Program, Portfolio and Relationship Management, Science and Parliamentary Infrastructure Branch (Public Services and Procurement Canada)
    • Jennifer Garrett, Director General, Centre Block Rehabilitation Program, Science and Parliamentary Infrastructure Branch (Public Services and Procurement Canada)
    • Josée Labelle, Director, LTVP & Accommodation (Senate of Canada)
    • Julie Lacroix, Director, Corporate Security Directorate (Senate of Canada)
    • Caroline Morency, Director General, Property and Services Directorate (Senate of Canada)
    • Rob Wright, Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Parliamentary Infrastructure Branch (Public Services and Procurement Canada)
By videoconference 43-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
Audit and Oversight
  • Supervise and report on the Senate’s internal and external audits and related matters
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
By videoconference 43-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
Subcommittee on Human Resources
  • Examine and report on issues related to human resources in the Senate
By videoconference 43-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
Audit and Oversight
  • Supervise and report on the Senate’s internal and external audits and related matters
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
By videoconference 43-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Subcommittee on the Senate Estimates
  • Examine and report on financial matters, including proposed estimates and Senate policies
By videoconference 43-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
  • Examine the subject matter of Bill C-12, Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act
    • Consideration of a draft report
By videoconference 43-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
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. Trudo Lemmens, Professor and Scholl Chair in Health Law and Policy, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto (As an Individual)
Room 415, Wellington Building 43-2 [Audio only] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
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
    • The Honourable Senator Scott Tannas, Deputy Chair, Standing Committee on Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Senators
By videoconference 43-2 [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Subcommittee on Communications
  • Examine and report on issues related to Senate communications
By videoconference 43-2 [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 43-2 [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 43-2 [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes 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 43-2 [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
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 43-2 [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
National Finance
  • Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022
    • Consideration of a draft report
By videoconference 43-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes 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 43-2 [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes 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 43-2 [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
  • Examine the subject matter of Bill C-12, Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act
    • Consideration of a draft report
By videoconference 43-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Subcommittee on Long Term Vision and Plan
  • Study and report on the program of work for the Long-Term Vision and Plan for the parliamentary precinct
    • Steven MacKinnon M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement (As an Individual)
    • Rob Wright, Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Parliamentary Infrastructure Branch (Public Services and Procurement Canada)
By videoconference 43-2 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament
  • Business of the Committee
By videoconference 43-2 [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
  • Bill C-220, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (bereavement leave)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
  • Bill S-211, An Act to establish International Mother Language Day
    • Dr. Monjur Chowdhury, Founding Executive Director (Pro-active Education for All Children's Enrichment)
    • Jocelyn W. Formsma, Executive Director (National Association of Friendship Centres)
    • The Honourable Senator Mobina S. B. Jaffer, sponsor of the bill
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
  • Bill C-237, An Act to establish a national framework for diabetes
    • Kimberley Hanson, Executive Director, Federal Affairs (Diabetes Canada)
    • Sonia Sidhu, Member of Parliament for Brampton South, sponsor of the bill
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
By videoconference 43-2 [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
  • Examine the subject matter of Bill C-12, Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act
    • Christopher Campbell-Duruflé, Lawyer, doctoral student and member of the legal committee (Quebec Environmental Law Centre)
    • Anne-Sophie Doré, Lawyer (Quebec Environmental Law Centre)
    • Paul Fauteux, Attorney and accredited mediator and arbitrator (As an Individual)
    • Christophe McGlade, Head of Energy Supply Unit (International Energy Agency)
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
By videoconference 43-2 [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
Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration
  • Pursuant to rule 12-7(1), consideration of financial and administrative matters
    • Marie-Eve Belzile, Principal Clerk, Committees Directorate (Senate of Canada)
    • The Honourable Hedy Fry, P.C., Member of Parliament for Vancouver Center, British Columbia (House of Commons)
    • Nathalie Laliberté, Vice President, Service to Parliament and Interpretation Sector (Translation Bureau)
    • Jeremy LeBlanc, Acting Clerk Assistant and Director General (International and Interparliamentary Affairs)
    • The Honourable Senator Donald Neil Plett, Co-Chair (Joint Interparliamentary Council)
    • Lucie Séguin, Chief Executive Officer (Translation Bureau)
  • Pursuant to rule 12-7(1), consideration of financial and administrative matters
By videoconference 43-2 [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
  • Study matters relating to foreign or Commonwealth relations generally, as described in rule 12-7(4)
    • Stephen Brown, Professor, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
    • Nadine Grant, Vice President, International Programs and Business Development (Plan International Canada)
    • Valerie Percival, Associate Professor, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University (As an Individual)
    • The Honourable Bob Rae, P.C., Ambassador and Permanent Representative-Designate of Canada to the United Nations in New York (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Andrew (Drew) Smith, Director General, International Assistance Policy (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Joshua Tabah, Director General, Health and Nutrition, Global Issues and Development Branch (Global Affairs Canada)
By videoconference 43-2 [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
  • Examine the subject matter of Bill C-12, Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act
    • Dr. Joy Agnew, Director, Applied Research, Centre of Innovation, Olds College (As an Individual)
    • Denis Bolduc, Secretary General (Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec)
    • Caroline Brouillette, Policy Analyst (Climate Action Network Canada)
    • Joyce Hall, Co-chair (JustEarth)
    • Dr. Aaron Henry, Senior Director, Natural Resources and Sustainable Growth (Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
    • Corinne Le Quéré, Professor, Climate Change Science, University of East Anglia (As an Individual)
    • Amanda Reed, Director of Strategic Partnerships (Nature United)
    • Dr. Judith Sayers, President (Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council)
    • Eriel Tchekwie Deranger, Executive Director (Indigenous Climate Action)
    • Dana Tizya-Tramm, Chief (Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation)
    • David Wright, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Calgary (As an Individual)
By videoconference 43-2 [Webcast] [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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