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SOCI - Standing Committee

Social Affairs, Science and Technology


Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

Second Session Thirty-fifth Parliament, 1996-97

Chair: The Honourable MABEL M. DeWARE

Wednesday, January 29, 1997

Issue No. 19

Ninth and tenth and meetings on: Bill C-41, An Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act, the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and the Canada Shipping Act.


Michael J. Day, Family Lawyer.

From the Royal Ottawa Hospital:

Paul Carrier, Family Counsellor.

From Carleton University:

Professor Ross Finnie, School of Public Administration.

From Fatherhood... Imagine That!:

Sean Cummings.

From the Support for Children - An Organization for Public Education (SCOPE):

Judy Poulin, President;

Wendy Byrne, Vice-President, Family Lawyer;

Barbara Thompson, Family Lawyer.

From the Department of Justice:

George Thompson, Deputy Minister;

Murielle Brazeau, Senior Counsel and Acting Head, Child Support Team;

Carolina Giliberti.


The Honourable Mabel M. DeWare, Chair

The Honourable Peter Bosa, Deputy Chairman


The Honourable Senators:

Bonnell, Cohen, Cools, *Fairbairn, P.C. (or Graham), Forest, Jessiman, LeBreton, Losier-Cool, *Lynch-Staunton, Maheu, Pearson, Phillips

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Change in Membership of the Committee:

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

The name of the Honourable Senator LeBreton substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Lavoie-Roux (January 29, 1997).

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