Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Second Session Thirty-fifth Parliament, 1996-97

Chair: The Honourable SHARON CARSTAIRS


Thursday, January 30, 1997

Issue No. 45

Third and Fourth meetings on: Examination of the Regulations pursuant to Section 118 of the Firearms Act

INCLUDING: THE EIGHTENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-347) AND THE NINETEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-63)


WITNESSES:

Morning sitting:

On the examination of the Regulations pursuant to section 118 of the Firearms Act

From the Coalition for Gun Control:

Professor Wendy Cukier, Ryerson Polytechnic University, President;

Mr. Arn Snyder, Canadian Criminal Justice Association;

Ms Marylou McPhedran, Chair, METRAC.

From the Conférence des Régies régionales de la santé et des services sociaux du Québec:

Dr. Robert Maguire, President, Injury Prevention Committee of the Réseau de la Santé publique du Québec, Director, Public Health in the Lower St. Lawrence Region;

Dr. Antoine Chapdelaine, ex-member, Canadian Advisory Council on Firearms, Centre de Santé publique de Québec.

Afternoon sitting:

From the Provost and District Fish and Game Association:

Mr. Dale Blue, President.

From the B.C. Wildlife Federation:

Mr. Robert Paddon, Chair, Firearms Committee;

Ms Linda Thom, President, Association of Women Shooters of Canada.

From the Canadian Association for Adolescent Health and the Canadian Paediatric Society:

Dr. Danielle Grenier, Associate Executive Vice-president, Canadian Paediatric Society;

Dr. Katherine A. Leonard, MD, Advocacy Committee, Canadian Association for Adolescent Health, Member, Canadian Paediatric Society.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Sharon Carstairs, Chair

The Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Deputy Chairman

and

The Honourable Senators:

Beaudoin, Doyle, *Fairbairn, P.C. (or Graham), Ghitter, Gigantès, Jessiman, Lewis, Losier-Cool, *Lynch-Staunton, Milne, Pearson, Petten.

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to Rule 85(4), membership of the Committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Doyle was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Murray (January 8, 1997).

The name of the Honourable Senator Moore was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Stanbury (January 16, 1997).

The name of the Honourable Senator Losier-Cool was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Bryden (January 24, 1997).

The name of the Honourable Senator Petten was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Moore (January 24, 1997).


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