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  • Bill C-84, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (bestiality and animal fighting)
    • Camille Labchuk, Executive Director (Animal Justice)
    • Monique St. Germain, General Counsel (Canadian Centre for Child Protection)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [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-84, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (bestiality and animal fighting)
    • The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Barbara Cartwright, Chief Executive Officer (Humane Canada)
    • Dr. Alice Crook, Veterinarian and Adjunct Professor, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island (Canadian Veterinary Medical Association)
    • François Daigle, Associate Deputy Minister (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Shawn Eccles, Senior Manager, Cruelty Investigations (British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)
    • Carole Morency, Director General and Senior General Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Divisions 15, 16, 18, 19 and 20 of Part 4, and in Subdivisions C, K and L of Division 9 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Divisions 15, 16, 18, 19 and 20 of Part 4, and in Subdivisions C, K and L of Division 9 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • David LeDrew, Senior Advisor, Capital Markets Division (Department of Finance Canada)
    • David K. Lee, Chief Regulatory Officer, Health Products and Food Branch (Health Canada)
    • Greg Loyst, Director General, Policy and Regulatory Strategies Directorate (Health Canada)
    • Robert Sample, Senior Director, Market Policy, Capital Markets Division (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Jason Stephen, President (Canadian Real Estate Association)
    • Garima Talwar Kapoor, Director, Policy and Research (Maytree Foundation)
    • Michel Tremblay, Senior Vice President, Policy and Innovation (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
    • Mark Young, Director, Legal Services (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [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
  • Divisions 15, 16, 18, 19 and 20 of Part 4, and in Subdivisions C, K and L of Division 9 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • Michèle Biss, Policy Director and Human Rights Lawyer (Canada Without Poverty)
    • Avvy Yao-Yao Go, Clinic Director, Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (Colour of Poverty – Colour of Change)
    • Darlene O'Leary, Socio-economic Policy Analyst (Citizens for Public Justice)
    • Heather Sheehy, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic and Service Policy Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Nora Spinks, President and CEO (Vanier Institute of the Family)
    • Hugues Vaillancourt, Senior Director, Social Development Policy Division, Social Policy Directorate, Strategic and Service Policy Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [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
  • Divisions 15, 16, 18, 19 and 20 of Part 4, and in Subdivisions C, K and L of Division 9 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Raymond Kunze, Director General, Internal Audit and Accountability (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Erika Sheridan, Superintendent and Director, Border Integrity (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Katarina Stephenson, Director, Social Immigration Policy and Programs (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Divisions 15, 16, 18, 19 and 20 of Part 4, and in Subdivisions C, K and L of Division 9 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • The Honourable Bill Blair, P.C., M.P., Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction (Public Safety Canada)
    • André Baril, Senior Director, Refugee Affairs (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Jean-Nicolas Beuze, Representative in Canada (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)
    • Andrew Brouwer, Vice President (Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers)
    • Richard Neil Goldman, Member, Legal Affairs Committee (Canadian Council for Refugees)
    • Michael Huynh, Director of Professional Conduct (Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council)
    • Dory Jade, Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants)
    • Jennifer Lutfallah, Director General, Enforcement and Intelligence Programs (Canada Border Services Agency)
    • John Murray, President and CEO (Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council)
    • Robin Seligman, Barrister and Solicitor (Seligman Law)
    • Fraser Valentine, Director General, Refugee Affairs (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [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-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act
    • Luc Bisson, Acting Director General, Executive Secretariat and Chief of Staff (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Angela Arnet Connidis, Director General, Crime Prevention, Corrections and Criminal Justice Directorate (Public Safety Canada)
    • Juline Fresco, Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Marty Maltby, Acting Director General, Aboriginal Initiatives Directorate (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Lee Redpath, Executive Director, Structured Intervention Units (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Jennifer Wheatley, Assistant Commissioner, Health Services (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [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-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act
    • Luc Bisson, Acting Director General, Executive Secretariat and Chief of Staff (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Angela Arnet Connidis, Director General, Crime Prevention, Corrections and Criminal Justice Directorate (Public Safety Canada)
    • Juline Fresco, Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Marty Maltby, Acting Director General, Aboriginal Initiatives Directorate (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Lee Redpath, Executive Director, Structured Intervention Units (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Jennifer Wheatley, Assistant Commissioner, Health Services (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [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-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act
    • Renee Acoby (As an Individual)
    • Glen Brown, Criminal Justice Instructor, Langara College (As an Individual)
    • Elana Finestone, Legal Counsel (Native Women's Association of Canada)
    • Jason Godin, Outgoing National President (Union of Canadian Correctional Officers-CSN)
    • Fiona Keith, Senior Counsel (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
    • Marie-France Kingsley, Executive Director (Office of the Correctional Investigator)
    • Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
    • Richard Sauvé, Facilitator (Breakaway)
    • Ivan Zinger, Correctional Investigator of Canada (Office of the Correctional Investigator)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [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-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act
    • Catherine Latimer, Executive Director (John Howard Society of Canada)
    • Diana Majury, President (Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies)
    • Allan Manson, Professor Emeritus, , Queen's University (As an Individual)
    • Debra Parkes, Professor and Chair in Feminist Legal Studies, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia (As an Individual)
    • Josh Paterson, Executive Director (British Columbia Civil Liberties Association)
    • Michael Rosenberg, Counsel (Canadian Civil Liberties Association)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [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-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act
    • The Honourable Ralph Goodale, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (Public Safety Canada)
    • Kelley Blanchette, Deputy Commissioner for Women (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Angela Connidis, Director General, Crime Prevention, Corrections and Criminal Justice Directorate (Public Safety Canada)
    • Juline Fresco, Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Anne Kelly, Commissioner (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Dan Moore, Counsel, Human Rights Law Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Alain Tousignant, Senior Deputy Commissioner (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Jennifer Wheatley, Assistant Commissioner, Health Services (Correctional Service Canada)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [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-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada
    • Benoît Gendron, Director, Accessibility Secretariat (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Erik Lapalme, Senior Policy Analyst, Accessibility Secretariat (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • James Van Raalte, Director General, Accessibility Secretariat (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [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-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada
    • Frank Folino, President (Canadian Association of the Deaf)
    • Donna Jodhan, President (Barrier Free Canada)
    • Seema Lamba, Acting Coordinator, Programs Section (Public Service Alliance of Canada)
    • The Honourable David Onley, Former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (As an Individual)
    • Christopher T. Sutton, National Executive Director (Canadian Hard of Hearing Association)
    • Rosalie Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto (AGE-WELL)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [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-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada
    • Zinnia Batliwalla, National Manager, Government Relations and Advocacy (March of Dimes Canada)
    • Neil Belanger, Executive Director (B.C. Aboriginal Network on Disability Society)
    • Diane Bergeron, Vice President, Engagement and International Affairs (Canadian National Institute for the Blind)
    • Barbara Collier, Executive Director (Communication Disabilities Access Canada)
    • Camille Desforges, Deputy Executive Director (Confédération des organismes de personnes handicapées du Québec)
    • David Lepofsky, Chair (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [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-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada
    • Bill Adair, Executive Director (Federal Accessibility Legislation Alliance)
    • Catherine Ebbs, Chairperson (Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board)
    • Steven Estey, Government and Community Relations Officer (Council of Canadians with Disabilities)
    • Kerri Joffe, Staff Lawyer (ARCH Disability Law Centre)
    • Christianne Laizner, Vice-Chairperson, Telecommunications (Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission)
    • Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
    • Keith Smith, Acting Director General, Policy and Communications (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
    • Scott Streiner, Chair and Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Transportation Agency)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [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-376, An Act to designate the month of April as Sikh Heritage Month
    • Sukh Dhaliwal, Member of Parliament for Surrey-Newton, sponsor of the bill
    • The Honourable Senator Sabi Marwah, Senator
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
  • Bill S-252, Voluntary Blood Donations Act (An Act to amend the Blood Regulations)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [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-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada
    • The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility (Public Services and Procurement Canada)
    • Benoît Gendron, Director, Accessibility Secretariat (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Erik Lapalme, Senior Policy Analyst, Accessibility Secretariat (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • James Van Raalte, Director General, Accessibility Secretariat (Employment and Social Development Canada )
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Bill S-252, Voluntary Blood Donations Act (An Act to amend the Blood Regulations)
    • Dr. Penny Ballem, former chair of the Health Canada Expert Panel on Immune Globulin Product Supply, Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia (As an Individual)
    • Dr. Marc Germain, Vice President, Medical Affairs and Innovation (Héma-Québec)
    • Dr. Graham D. Sher, Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Blood Services)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [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
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Bill S-252, Voluntary Blood Donations Act (An Act to amend the Blood Regulations)
    • Jennifer Chandler, Professor of Law, Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
    • Vanessa Gruben, Professor, Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Bill S-252, Voluntary Blood Donations Act (An Act to amend the Blood Regulations)
    • Melanie Benard, National Director of Policy and Advocacy (Canadian Health Coalition)
    • Curtis Brandell, President (Canadian Hemophilia Society, British Columbia Chapter)
    • Dr. Michèle Brill-Edwards, Board Member (Canadian Health Coalition)
    • Biba Tinga, President (Sickle Cell Disease Association of Canada)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Bill S-252, Voluntary Blood Donations Act (An Act to amend the Blood Regulations)
    • Barzin Bahardoust, Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Plasma Resources)
    • William Bees, Vice-President, Plasma Technologies (Prometic Plasma Resources)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Bill S-252, Voluntary Blood Donations Act (An Act to amend the Blood Regulations)
    • Dr. Monika Dutt, Board Member (Canadian Doctors for Medicare )
    • Linda Silas, President (Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions)
    • Amanda Vyce, Senior Research Officer (Canadian Union of Public Employees)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St.* 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Bill S-252, Voluntary Blood Donations Act (An Act to amend the Blood Regulations)
    • Whitney Goulstone, Executive Director (Canadian Immunodeficiencies Patient Organization)
    • David Page, Member, Board of Directors (Network of Rare Blood Disorder Organizations)
    • Joshua Penrod, Senior Vice-President, Source and International Affairs (Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St.* 42-1 [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-243, An Act respecting the development of a national maternity assistance program strategy
    • Robert Blakely, Director, Canadian Affairs (Canada's Building Trades Unions )
    • Dr. Nicola Cherry, Professor, Tripartite Chair of Occupational Health, Division of Preventive Medicine (University of Alberta)
    • Jeanette Southwood, Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Strategic Partnerships (Engineers Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room 2, Victoria Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
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