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Date / Time Studies & Bills Location Session  Note
  • Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (adoption)
    • Karen Clarke, Acting Manager, Citizenship Branch (Department of Citizenship and Immigration)
    • Mark Davidson, Director, Legislation and Program Policy Citizenship (Department of Citizenship and Immigration)
    • Margaret Dritsas, Nationality Law Advisor, Citizenship Branch (Department of Citizenship and Immigration)
    • Alain Laurencelle, Counsel, Legal Counsel (Department of Citizenship and Immigration)
Room 705, Victoria Building 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Bill C-42, An Act to amend the Quarantine Act
    • Dennis Brodie, Manager, Legislative and Regulatory Policy Group (Public Health Agency of Canada)
    • John Cuningham, Senior Counsel (Public Health Agency of Canada)
    • Dr. Howard Njoo, Director General, Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response (Public Health Agency of Canada)
Room 705, Victoria Building 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • The future of literacy programs in Canada
    • Consideration of a draft report
  • Current social issues pertaining to Canada's largest cities
    • Jan Donio, Vice President Information Services and Operational Change Management (United Way of Greater Toronto)
    • Michèle Thibodeau-DeGuire, President and Executive Director (Centraide of Greater Montreal)
Room 2, Victoria Building* 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Health of Canada’s population - the social determinants of health
    • Tom Gribbons, Chairperson (Vibrant Communities Saint John (VCSJ))
    • Anna Hunter, Advocate (Downtown Eastside Residents Association)
    • Kim Kerr, Director (Downtown Eastside Residents Association)
    • Kurt Peacock, Researcher (Vibrant Communities Saint John (VCSJ))
  • Current social issues pertaining to Canada's largest cities
    • Tom Gribbons, Chairperson (Vibrant Communities Saint John (VCSJ))
    • Anna Hunter, Advocate (Downtown Eastside Residents Association)
    • Kim Kerr, Director (Downtown Eastside Residents Association)
    • Kurt Peacock, Researcher (Vibrant Communities Saint John (VCSJ))
Room 705, Victoria Building 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • The state of early learning and child care in Canada
    • Dr. Gordon Chong, Chairman; Former chairperson, Ministerial Advisory Committee on Child Care Spaces Initiative (Social Housing Services Corporation)
    • Shawn Tupper, Director General, Social Policy (Human Resources and Social Development Canada)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 705, Victoria Building* 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • The state of early learning and child care in Canada
    • Martha Friendly, Coordinator (Childcare Resource and Research Unit, University of Toronto)
    • Kevin Milligan, Professor, Department of Economics (University of British Columbia)
    • Douglas Willms, Professor, Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy (University of New Brunswick)
Room 705, Victoria Building 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill C-277, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (luring a child)
    • Ed Fast, M.P., Sponsor of the Bill (House of Commons)
    • Norman Wong, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
  • The future of literacy programs in Canada
Room 705, Victoria Building 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Health of Canada’s population - the social determinants of health
    • Jino Distasio, Director and Professor, Institute for Urban Studies (University of Winnipeg)
    • Aisling Gogan, Director, Poverty Reduction Strategy (Department of Human Resources, Labour and Employment of Newfoundland and Labrador)
    • Molly McCracken, Manitoba Board Member (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
    • Barbara Wake Carroll, Professor, Department of Political Science (McMaster University)
  • Current social issues pertaining to Canada's largest cities
    • Jino Distasio, Director and Professor, Institute for Urban Studies (University of Winnipeg)
    • Aisling Gogan, Director, Poverty Reduction Strategy (Department of Human Resources, Labour and Employment of Newfoundland and Labrador)
    • Molly McCracken, Manitoba Board Member (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
    • Barbara Wake Carroll, Professor, Department of Political Science (McMaster University)
Room 2, Victoria Building* 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Health of Canada’s population - the social determinants of health
    • Glenn Drover, Social Worker (Canadian Association of Social Workers)
    • Jocelyn Formsma, Program Officer (National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC))
    • Sid Frankel, Member, Steering Committee (Campaign 2000)
    • Roberto Jovel, Policy and Research Coordinator (Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI))
    • Vera Pawis Tabobondung, President (National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC))
    • Loly Rico, President (Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI):)
    • Katherine Scott, Vice President Research at the Canadian Council on Social Development (Campaign 2000)
Room 2, Victoria Building* 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Bill C-252, An Act to amend the Divorce Act (access for spouse who is terminally ill or in critical condition)
    • Rick Casson, M.P., Sponsor of the Bill (House of Commons)
    • The Honourable Consiglio Di Nino, Senator, Sponsor of the bill (Senate of Canada)
    • Claire Farid, Counsel, Family Law Policy (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Lise Lafrenière-Henri, Senior Counsel, Family Law Policy (Department of Justice Canada)
Room 705, Victoria Building 39-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
* Please note meeting changes.
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