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Schedule of All Meetings

Date / Time Committee Studies & Bills Location  Note
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 [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Subject to Change]
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 [Webcast] [Link to the notice 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 [Webcast] [Link to the notice 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 [Webcast] [Link to the notice 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 [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Agriculture and Forestry
  • Bill C-208, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (transfer of small business or family farm or fishing corporation)
    • Trevor McGowan, Director General, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Shawn Porter, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Transport and Communications
  • Bill S-225, An Act to amend the Copyright Act (remuneration for journalistic works)
    • Erin Finlay, Partner, Stohn Hay Cafazzo Dembroski Richmond LLP (As an Individual)
    • Edward Greenspon, President and CEO, Public Policy Forum (As an Individual)
    • Mathew Ingram, Chief Digital Writer, Columbia Journalism Review (As an Individual)
    • Jason J. Kee, Government Affairs and Public Policy Counsel (Google Canada)
    • Jean-Hugues Roy, Journalist and Professor, School of Media, Université du Québec à Montréal (As an Individual)
    • Francis Sonier, President (Réseau Presse)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
  • Bill S-203, An Act to restrict young persons’ online access to sexually explicit material
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
  • Bill C-220, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (bereavement leave)
    • Matt Jeneroux, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Riverbend, sponsor of the bill
    • Julie Kelndorfer, Director, Government and Community Relations (Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada)
    • Patrice Lindsay, Director, Health Systems Change (Heart and Stroke Foundation)
    • Matthew Musgrave, Specialist, Government Relations and Public Engagement - Canada (Heart and Stroke Foundation)
  • Study matters relating to social affairs, science and technology generally, as described in rule 12-7(9)
    • Consideration of a draft report
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
  • Examine the subject matter of Bill C-12, Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act
    • The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, P.C., M.P, Minister of Environment and Climate Change (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
    • Alan Andrews, Program Director, Climate (Ecojustice)
    • Émile Boisseau-Bouvier, Analyst, Climate Policy (Équiterre)
    • Andrew Gage, Staff Lawyer (West Coast Environmental Law)
    • Monica Gattinger, Full Professor and Director, Positive Energy, Institute for Science, Society and Policy, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
    • Dr. Kelly Martin, Doctor and Epidemiologist (For Our Kids - Montreal)
    • Michael McSweeney, President and Chief Executive Officer (Cement Association of Canada)
    • Samuel Millar, Director General, Corporate Finance, Natural Resources and Environment, Economic Development and Corporate Finance (Department of Finance Canada)
    • John Moffet, Assistant Deputy Minister, Environmental Protection Branch (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
    • Douglas Nevison, Assistant Deputy Minister, Climate Change Branch (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
    • Marc-André Viau, Director, Government Relations (Équiterre)
    • Laure Waridel, Co-Instigator (Mothers Step In)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
National Finance
  • Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022
    • Romy Bowers, President and Chief Executive Officer (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
    • Alexis Conrad, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Income Security and Social Development Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada)
    • Janet Goulding, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Income Security and Social Development Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada)
    • Karen Hall, Director General, Strategic and Service Policy Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada)
    • Michael MacPhee, Director General, Employment Insurance Benefits Processing (Employment and Social Development Canada)
    • Atiq Rahman, Assistant Deputy Minister, Learning Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada)
    • Elisha Ram, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Skills and Employment Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada)
    • Karen Robertson, Chief Financial Officer (Employment and Social Development Canada)
    • Rachel Wernick, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Skills and Employment Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada)
    • Lisa Williams, Chief Financial Officer (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
    • Jason Won, Deputy Chief Financial Officer (Employment and Social Development Canada)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
National Finance
  • Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022
    • Kelley Blanchette, Assistant Deputy Minister, Lands and Economic Development (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Brigadier-General Krista Brodie, Vice-President, Logistics and Operations (Public Health Agency of Canada)
    • Keith Conn, Acting Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Brigitte Diogo, Vice-President, Health Sciences and Regional Operations (Public Health Agency of Canada)
    • Cindy Evans, Acting Vice-President, Emergency Management (Public Health Agency of Canada)
    • Martin Krumins, Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer (Public Health Agency of Canada)
    • Gail Mitchell, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy and Partnerships Sector (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Dr. Howard Njoo, Deputy Chief Public Health Officer and Vice-President, Infectious Disease and Prevention and Control Branch (Public Health Agency of Canada)
    • David Peckham, Assistant Deputy Minister, Education and Social Development Programs Sector and Partnerships Sector (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Candice St-Aubin, Vice-President, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch (Public Health Agency of Canada)
    • Philippe Thompson, Chief Finances, Results and Delivery Officer (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Danielle White, Special Advisor, Regional Operations Sector (Indigenous Services Canada)
  • Bill S-222, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (use of resources)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
  • Examine the subject matter of Bill C-12, Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act
    • Bridget Doyle, Environment and Climate Change Group Leader, Neegan Burnside (Tsleil-Waututh Nation)
    • Leah George-Wilson, Chief (Tsleil-Waututh Nation)
    • Shannon Joseph, Vice-President, Government Relations and Indigenous Affairs (Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers)
    • Lisa Tssessaze, Director, Dene Lands and Resource Management (Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation)
    • Dan Wicklum, Chief Executive Officer (The Transition Accelerator)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Medical Assistance in Dying (Special Joint)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
  • 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
    • Abby Hoffman, Senior Executive Advisor to the Deputy Minister (Health Canada)
    • Joanne Klineberg, Acting General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Policy Sector (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Jacquie Lemaire, Senior Policy Advisor, Strategic Policy Branch (Health Canada)
    • Caroline Quesnel, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
035-B, West Block [Audio only] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Official Languages
  • Study matters relating to official languages, as stated in rule 12-7(3)
    • The Honourable Mélanie Joly, P.C., M.P., Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (House of Commons)
    • Julie Boyer, Assistant Deputy Minister, Official Languages, Heritage and Regions (Canadian Heritage)
    • Isabelle Gervais, Assistant Commissioner (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
    • Pascale Giguère, General Counsel (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
    • Pierre Leduc, Assistant Commissioner (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
    • Denis Racine, Director General, Official Languages (Canadian Heritage)
    • Raymond Théberge, Commissioner of Official Languages (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Aboriginal Peoples
  • 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]
National Security and Defence
  • Bill C-228, An Act to establish a federal framework to reduce recidivism
    • Richard Bragdon, M.P., Tobique-Mactaquac, Sponsor of the Bill
    • Catherine Latimer, Executive Director (John Howard Society of Canada)
    • Carmen Long, Director General, Offender Programs and Reintegration Branch (Correctional Service of Canada)
    • The Honourable Graydon Nicholas, Endowed Chair in Native Studies, St. Thomas University, Former Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick (As an Individual)
    • Julie Thompson, Director General, Crime Prevention, Corrections, Criminal Justice and Aboriginal Policing Policy Directorate (Public Safety Canada)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice 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
    • Samuel Millar, Director General, Corporate Finance, Natural Resources and Environment, Economic Development and Corporate Finance (Department of Finance Canada)
    • John Moffet, Assistant Deputy Minister, Environmental Protection Branch (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
    • Vincent Ngan, Director General, Horizontal Policy, Engagement and Coordination (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Banking, Trade and Commerce
  • Bill C-218, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sports betting)
    • Donald Bourgeois, Barrister and Solicitor (As an Individual)
    • Stewart Groumoutis, Director, eGaming (British Columbia Lottery Corporation)
    • Paul Melia, President and Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport)
    • Tracy Parker, Director, Standards and Accreditation, RG Check (Responsible Gambling Council)
    • David Phillips, Chief Operating Officer (Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario)
    • Shelley White, Chief Executive Officer (Responsible Gambling Council)
    • Jamie Wiebe, Director, Player Health (British Columbia Lottery Corporation)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
    • Consideration of a draft report
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
National Finance
  • Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022
    • Witness(es) to follow (Natural Resources Canada)
    • Karen Cahill, Assistant Secretary and Chief Financial Officer (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Galen Countryman, Director General, Federal-Provincial Relations, Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Evelyn Dancey, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Economic Development and Corporate Finance Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Roger Ermuth, Assistant Comptroller General, Financial Management Sector, Office of the Comptroller General (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Rod Greenough, Executive Director, Expenditure Strategies and Estimates (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Patrick Halley, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, International Trade and Finance (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Soren Halverson, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Financial Sector Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Miodrag Jovanovic, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Alison McDermott, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Economic and Fiscal Policy (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Glenn Purves, Assistant Secretary, Expenditure Management Sector (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Sonya Read, Acting Assistant Secretary, Digital and Services Policy (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Tolga Yalkin, Assistant Deputy Minister, Workplace Policies and Services Sector (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
  • Study matters relating to foreign or Commonwealth relations generally, as described in rule 12-7(4)
    • The Honourable Karina Gould, P.C., M.P., Minister of International Development (House of Commons)
    • Denise Byrnes, Director General (Oxfam-Québec)
    • Rebecca Davidson, Head of Programs, Global Health (CARE Canada)
    • Elissa Golberg, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Barbara Grantham, President and CEO (CARE Canada)
    • Leslie MacLean, Deputy Minister, International Development (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Nicolas Moyer, President and Chief Executive Officer (Cooperation Canada)
    • Joshua Tabah, Director General, Health and Nutrition, Global Issues and Development Branch (Global Affairs Canada)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration
  • Pursuant to rule 12-7(1), consideration of financial and administrative matters
    • The Honourable Senator Patricia Bovey, Chair, Artwork and Heritage Advisory Working Group (Senate of Canada)
    • Tamara Dolan, Project Coordinator, Heritage and Curatorial Services (Senate of Canada)
    • Caroline Morency, Director General, Property and Services Directorate (Senate of Canada)
  • Pursuant to rule 12-7(1), consideration of financial and administrative matters
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Agriculture and Forestry
  • Bill C-208, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (transfer of small business or family farm or fishing corporation)
    • Brian Janzen, Senior Tax Manager (Deloitte)
    • Larry Maguire, M.P., Brandon—Souris, sponsor of the bill (House of Commons)
    • Corinne Pohlmann, Senior Vice President, National Affairs and Partnerships (Canadian Federation of Independent Business)
    • Scott Ross, Assistant Executive Director (Canadian Federation of Agriculture)
    • Dr. Rick Williams, Research Director (Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Banking, Trade and Commerce
  • The subject matter of elements contained in Divisions 1-5, and 7-9 of Part 4 of Bill C-30, Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1
    • Consideration of a draft report
  • Bill C-218, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sports betting)
    • Randy Ambrosie, Commissioner (Canadian Football League)
    • Paul Burns, President and CEO (Canadian Gaming Association)
    • Gina Deer, Chief (Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke)
    • Zane Hansen, President and CEO (Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Association)
    • Ross Montour, Chief (Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke)
By videoconference [Webcast] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Transport and Communications
  • Bill S-225, An Act to amend the Copyright Act (remuneration for journalistic works)
    • The Honourable Senator Claude Carignan, P.C., sponsor of the bill
  • 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
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