Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
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Meeting Schedule

Date / Time Studies & Bills Location Session  Note
  • Examine and report on the implications of including, in legislation, non-derogation clauses relating to existing Aboriginal and treaty rights of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada under s.35 of the Constitution Act, 1982
    • Bradford Morse, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa (As an individual)
    • Gordon Polson, Legal Research Officer (Congress of Aboriginal Peoples)
Room 257, East Block 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Examine and report on the implications of including, in legislation, non-derogation clauses relating to existing Aboriginal and treaty rights of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada under s.35 of the Constitution Act, 1982
    • Jim Aldridge, General Counsel (Nisga'a Lisims Government)
    • Roger Jones, Policy Advisor (Assembly of First Nations)
    • John Merritt, Legal Counsel/Advisor (Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated/Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami)
Room 257, East Block 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts in relation to DNA identification.
    • David Bird, Counsel, Legal Services - RCMP (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Greg Yost, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section Department of Justice Canada (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room 257, East Block 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts in relation to DNA identification.
    • David Bird, Counsel, Legal Services - RCMP (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Robert M. Thompson, Superintendent and Director, Canadian Criminal Real Time Identification Services (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Isabelle Trudel, Officer in Charge, National DNA Data Bank (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Other Business
Room 257, East Block 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts in relation to DNA identification.
    • The Honourable Robert Nicholson, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (As an Individual)
    • John Bowen, Director, Biology Services (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Joe Buckle, Director General, Forensic Science and Identification Services (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Anne-Elizabeth Charland, Officer in Charge, Scientific Services (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Isabelle Trudel, Officer in Charge, National DNA Data Bank (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Lieutenant Colonel Jill Wry, Director of Law/Military Justice Policy and Research (Office of the Judge Advocate General)
    • Greg Yost, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
Room 2, Victoria Building 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill S-4, An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 (Senate tenure)
    • Warren J. Newman, General Counsel, Constitutional and Administrative Law Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room 257, East Block 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill C-31, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Public Service Employment Act
    • Natasha Kim, Senior Policy Advisor, Legislation and House Planning (Privy Council Office)
    • François Lafontaine, General Counsel, Headquarters Legislation Section (Central Administration) (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Raymond MacCallum, Counsel, Human Rights Law Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Dan McDougall, Director of Operations, Legislation and House Planning (Privy Council Office)
    • Doug Stoltz, Acting General Counsel, Headquarters Legislation Section (Central Administration) (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room 257, East Block 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill C-31, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Public Service Employment Act
    • Maria Barrados, President (Public Service Commission of Canada)
    • Diane R. Davidson, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer and Chief Legal Counsel (Elections Canada)
    • Linda Gobeil, Senior Vice-President, Policy Branch (Public Service Commission of Canada)
    • Marc Mayrand, Chief Electoral Officer (Elections Canada)
    • Rennie Molnar, Senior Director, Operations, Register and Geography (Elections Canada)
    • Marie-Claude Turgeon, Acting General Counsel (Public Service Commission of Canada)
Room 257, East Block 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill C-31, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Public Service Employment Act
    • Ken Anderson, Assistant Commissioner (Privacy) (Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario)
    • Carman Baggaley, Senior Strategic Policy Analyst (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)
    • Cindy Buott, Director (National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO))
    • Lisa Campbell, Senior Legal Counsel, Legal Services (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)
    • Sharon Polsky, Policy Director (Canadian Association of Professional Access and Privacy Administrators)
    • Rob Rainer, Executive Director (National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO))
    • Jennifer Stoddart, Privacy Commissioner of Canada (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)
Room 257, East Block 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill C-31, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Public Service Employment Act
    • Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer and President of the Commission de la représentation électorale (Chief Electoral Officer of Quebec)
    • Ian Boyko, Government Relations Coordinator (Canadian Federation of Students)
    • Gary Corbett, Vice-President (Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada)
    • Diane R. Davidson, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer and Chief Legal Counsel (Elections Canada)
    • Marc Mayrand, Chief Electoral Officer (Elections Canada)
    • Rennie Molnar, Senior Director, Operations, Register and Geography (Elections Canada)
    • Francine Pressault, Media and Government Relations Officer (Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada)
    • Jim Quail, Director (BC Public Interest Advocacy Centre)
Room 257, East Block 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
* Please note meeting changes.
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