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Date / Time Studies & Bills Location Session  Note
  • Bill C-304, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (protecting freedom)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room 2, Victoria Building 41-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Bill C-304, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (protecting freedom)
    • Jane Bailey, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law (University of Ottawa)
    • Kerri Froc, Staff Lawyer, Law Reform and Equality (Canadian Bar Association)
    • Jo-Ann R. Kolmes, Co-counsel, Saskatchewan (Human Rights Commission) v. Whatcott (Women's Legal Education and Action Fund)
    • Kathleen E. Mahoney, Professor, Faculty of Law (University of Calgary)
    • Richard Moon, Professor, Faculty of Law (University of Windsor)
    • Brian Storseth, M.P., sponsor of the bill (As an Individual)
    • Mark H. Toews, Member of the Executive, Constitutional and Human Rights Law Section (Canadian Bar Association)
    • Cara Zwibel, Director, Fundamental Freedoms Program (Canadian Civil Liberties Association)
  • Examination of Canada’s international and national human rights obligations
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 2, Victoria Building* 41-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • C-279, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code
    • Rebecca J. Bromwich, Lawyer (Canadian Bar Association)
    • Sara Davis Buechner, Associate Professor of Music, University of British Columbia (As an individual)
    • Susheel Gupta, Acting Chairperson (Canadian Human Rights Tribunal)
    • Noa Mendelsohn Aviv, Director, Equality Program (Canadian Civil Liberties Association)
    • The Honourable Grant Mitchell, Senator, Sponsor of the Bill in the Senate (As an Individual)
    • Mary Muys, Member of the Board of Directors (REAL Women of Canada)
    • N. Nicole Nussbaum, President Elect (Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health)
    • Robert Peterson, Co-Chair, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Committee (Canadian Bar Association)
    • Diane Watts, Researcher (REAL Women of Canada)
Room 160-S, Centre Block 41-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • C-279, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code
    • Greta Bauer, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (University of Western Ontario)
    • Ryan Dyck, Director of Research and Policy (Egale Canada)
    • Ian Fine, Secretary General (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
    • Randall Garrison, M.P., Sponsor of the Bill in the House of Commons (House of Commons)
    • David Langtry, Acting Chief Commissioner (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
Room 160-S, Centre Block 41-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Employment practices in the public service regarding minority groups
    • Filipe Dinis, Assistant Secretary to Cabinet, Business Transformation and Renewal Secretariat (Privy Council Office)
    • Wilma Vreeswijk, Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet, Business Transformation and Renewal Secretariat (Privy Council Office)
  • Government response to the Committee report on cyberbullying
    • Consideration of a draft budget
Room 160-S, Centre Block 41-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Examination of Canada’s international and national human rights obligations
    • Lilian Chatterjee, Director General, Thematic and Sectoral Policy, Strategic Policy and Performance Branch (Canadian International Development Agency)
    • Major-General Michael Day, Director General, International Security Policy (National Defence)
    • Marie Gervais-Vidricaire, Director General, Stabilisation and Reconstruction Task Force (Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada)
    • Jim Junke, Director, Human Rights Policy Division (Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada)
    • Ann Livingstone, Vice-President, Research and Learning Design (Pearson Centre)
    • Marilou McPhedran, Director, Institute for International Women's Rights (University of Winnipeg Global College)
    • Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, Co-founder (International Civil Society Action Network)
    • Barry Parkinson, Associate (Initiative on Quiet Diplomacy)
Room 160-S, Centre Block 41-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Employment practices in the public service regarding minority groups
    • Robyn Benson, National President (Public Service Alliance of Canada)
    • Ryan Campbell, Policy Analyst (Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada)
    • George Da Pont, Employment Equity Champion for Visible Minorities (President, Canadian Food Inspection Agency) (Government of Canada)
    • Seema Lamba, Human Rights Officer (Public Service Alliance of Canada)
    • Alan Latourelle, Employment Equity Champion for Aboriginal Federal Employees (CEO, Parks Canada) (Government of Canada)
    • Linda Lizotte-MacPherson, Employment Equity Champion for Federal Employees with Disabilities (President, Canada School of Public Service) (Government of Canada)
    • Al Ravjiani, Ontario Regional Director (Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada)
Room 160-S, Centre Block 41-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Employment practices in the public service regarding minority groups
    • Carol Agócs, Professor Emerita (University of Western Ontario)
    • Tracey Donaldson, Acting Director (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
    • Marie-Claude Girard, Director (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
    • David Langtry, Acting Chief Commissioner (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
    • Hélène Laurendeau, Senior Vice President, Policy (Public Service Commission of Canada)
    • Stan Lee, Director General, Personnel Psychology Centre (Public Service Commission of Canada)
    • Ross MacLeod, Assistant Deputy Minister, Governance Planning and Policy Sector (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Piero Narducci, Acting Director General (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
    • Anne-Marie Robinson, President (Public Service Commission of Canada)
    • Daniel Watson, Chief Human Resources Officer (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
Room 160-S, Centre Block 41-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Examination of Canada’s international and national human rights obligations
    • Anne Burgess, Acting Director, United Nations, Human Rights and Economic Law Division (Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada)
    • Virginia Caputo, Director (Landon Pearson Resource Centre for the Study of Childhood and Children's Rights)
    • Françoise Ducros, Assistant Deputy Minister, Education and Social Development Programs and Partnerships Sector (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada)
    • Josée Filion, Counsel, Human Rights Law Section (Justice Canada)
    • Sarah Fountain Smith, Director General, International Organization, Human Rights and Democracy Bureau (Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada)
    • Margaret Gillis, Director, Childhood and Adolescence (Public Health Agency of Canada)
    • James Junke, Director, Human Rights, Governance and Indigenous Affairs Policy Division (Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada)
    • Martha LaBarge, Director General, Management and Human Rights (Canadian Heritage)
    • Micheline Lavoie, Director, Serious & Organized Crime Strategies Division, Law Enforcement and Policing Branch (Public Safety Canada)
    • Cheryl Milne, Chair (Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children)
    • David Morley, President and CEO (UNICEF Canada)
    • Sheilagh Murphy, Director General, Social Policy and Programs Branch, Education and Social Development Programs and Partnerships Sector (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada)
    • The Honourable Landon Pearson, Chair (Landon Pearson Resource Centre for the Study of Childhood and Children's Rights)
    • Daniel Ricard, Director General, Litigation Management and Resolution Branch (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada)
    • Keith Smith, Director, Intergovernmental and International Relations Directorate (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada)
    • Jodie van Dieen, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Human Rights Law Section (Justice Canada)
    • Katherine Vandergrift, Past Chair and Head of Delegation for 3rd/4th Review of Canada at UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children)
Room 257, East Block 41-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
    • Election of the deputy chair
  • Cyberbullying in Canada
    • Consideration of a draft budget
Room 2, Victoria Building 41-1 [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
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