Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
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Meeting Schedule

Date / Time Studies & Bills Location Session  Note
  • C-475, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (methamphetamine and ecstasy)
    • Mark Audcent, Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel (Senate of Canada)
    • Carrie De Jong, Addictions Counsellor (Orchard Recovery Center)
    • Suzanne Desjardins, Director, Controlled Substances and Tobacco Directorate (Health Canada)
    • Paul Saint-Denis, Senior Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • John Weston, M.P., Sponsor of the Bill (As an Individual)
Room 257, East Block 40-3 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
(Subject to authorization from the Senate, Rule 95(4))
  • C-59, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room 160-S, Centre Block* 40-3 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
(Subject to authorization from the Senate, Rule 95(4))
  • C-59, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act
    • The Honourable Vic Toews, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness)
    • Lorraine Berzins, Community Chair of Justice (Church Council on Justice and Corrections)
    • Suzanne Brisebois, Director General, Policy, Planning and Operations (Parole Board of Canada)
    • Mary Campbell, Director General, Corrections Directorate (Public Safety Canada)
    • Laurent Champagne, President (Church Council on Justice and Corrections)
    • John Conroy, Member, Committee on Imprisonment and Release (Canadian Bar Association)
    • Joey Davis, Co-Founder, Spokesperson (Earl Jones Victims Organizing Committee)
    • Stephen Fineberg, Representative (Barreau du Québec)
    • Don Head, Commissioner (Correctional Service of Canada)
    • David Henry, Communications and Programs Coordinator (Association des services de réhabilitation sociale du Québec)
    • Michael Jackson, Professor (As an individual)
    • Jacinthe Lanctôt, Vice-president (Association des avocats et avocates en droit carcéral du Québec)
    • Ed McIsaac, Interim Director of Policy (John Howard Society of Canada)
    • Kim Pate, Executive Director (Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies)
    • Darryl Plecas, Professor (As an individual)
    • Joëlle Roy, Vice-President (Association québécoise des avocats et avocates de la défense)
    • Howard Sapers, Correctional Investigator of Canada (Office of the Correctional Investigator)
    • Marc Sauvé, Director of Legal Services (Barreau du Québec)
    • Gaylene Schellenberg, Lawyer (Canadian Bar Association)
    • Graham Stewart (As an individual)
    • Shelley Trevethan, Executive Director General (Parole Board of Canada)
    • Irvin Waller, Professor (As an individual)
    • Janet Watson, Spokesperson and National Victims Coordinator (Mount Real Victims Group)
    • Vincent Westwick, Chair, Law Amendments Committee (Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police)
    • Ivan Zinger, Executive Director and General Counsel (Office of the Correctional Investigator)
Room 160-S, Centre Block* 40-3 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (R. v. Shoker)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room 257, East Block 40-3 [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
(Subject to authorization from the Senate, Rule 95(4))
  • Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (R. v. Shoker)
    • The Honourable Robert Nicholson, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (As an Individual)
    • Sanjeev Anand, Professor (As an individual)
    • Doug Hoover, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Catherine Kane, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Vincenzo Rondinelli, Lawyer (Criminal Lawyers' Association)
    • Vincent Westwick, Chair, Law Reform Committee (Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP):)
Room 257, East Block 40-3 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
(Subject to authorization from the Senate, Rule 95(4))
  • Bill C-21, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for fraud).
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room 257, East Block 40-3 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
(Subject to authorization from the Senate, Rule 95(4))
  • C-48, Protecting Canadians by Ending Sentence Discounts for Multiple Murders Act
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
  • Bill C-21, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for fraud).
    • Superintendent Dean Buzza, Director Integrated Market Enforcement Branch (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Lincoln Caylor, Partner (Bennett Jones LLP)
    • Phil Downes, Barrister (Canadian Council of Criminal Defence Lawyers)
    • Superintendent Stephen Foster, Director, Commercial Crime Branch (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Craig Grimes, Senior Analyst, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (Statistics Canada)
    • Joseph Groia, Principal (Groia & Company Professional Corporation)
    • Catherine Kane, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Joanne Klineberg, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Nicolas Marion, Chief, Capital Markets and International Affairs (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Julie McAuley, Director, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (Statistics Canada)
    • Kaetlynd McRae, Economist, Securities Policies Division (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Joan Monahan, General Counsel (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Sue O'Sullivan, Federal Ombudsman (Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime)
    • Al Rosen, Principal (Accountability Research Corporation)
    • Simon Roy, Professor (As an individual)
    • Michael Spratt, Director (Criminal Lawyers' Association)
    • Deputy Commissioner Scott Tod, Investigations and Organized Crime (Ontario Provincial Police)
    • John Turner, Chief of Policing Services, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (Statistics Canada)
    • Assistant Commissioner Stephen White, Director General, Financial Crime (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
Room 257, East Block 40-3 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • C-48, Protecting Canadians by Ending Sentence Discounts for Multiple Murders Act
    • The Honourable Robert Nicholson, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (As an Individual)
    • Suzanne Brisebois, Director General, Policy, Planning and Operations (National Parole Board)
    • Mia Dauvergne, Senior Analyst, Policing Services Program, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (Statistics Canada)
    • Willie Gibbs, Member, Policy Review Committee (Canadian Criminal Justice Association)
    • John Giokas, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Craig Grimes, Senior Analyst, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (Statistics Canada)
    • Catherine Kane, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Catherine Kane, Acting Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Rebecca Kong, Chief, Correctional Services Section, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (Statistics Canada)
    • Lieutenant-Colonel Bruce MacGregor, Director of Law, Military Justice Policy and Research (Department of National Defence)
    • Julie McAuley, Director, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (Statistics Canada)
    • Sue O'Sullivan, Federal Ombudsman (Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime)
    • Kim Pate, Executive Director (Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies)
    • Leo Russomanno, Representative (Criminal Lawyers' Association)
    • Louis Théorêt, Director (Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime)
  • Bill C-21, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for fraud).
    • The Honourable Robert Nicholson, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (As an Individual)
    • Catherine Kane, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Joanne Klineberg, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
Room 257, East Block 40-3 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • C-22, An Act respecting the mandatory reporting of Internet Child pornography by those providing the Inte
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 257, East Block 40-3 [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • C-22, An Act respecting the mandatory reporting of Internet Child pornography by those providing the Inte
    • Signy Arnason, Director, Cybertip.ca (Canadian Centre for Child Protection)
    • Chantal Bernier, Assistant Privacy Commissioner (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)
    • Marvin Bernstein, Chief Advisor, Advocacy (UNICEF Canada)
    • Paul Gillespie, President and Chief Executive Officer (Kids Internet Safety Alliance)
    • Michael MacKay, Senior Consultant (ExitCertified)
    • Lianna McDonald, Executive Director (Canadian Centre for Child Protection)
    • Inspector Scott Naylor, Child Sexual Exploitation Section (Ontario Provincial Police)
    • Vincent Westwick, General Counsel (Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police)
    • Anna Zubrzycka, Policy Analyst, Legal Services (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)
Room 257, East Block 40-3 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
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