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, April 16, 1997
Thursday, April 17, 1997

Issue No. 25

First and Second meetings on: Bill C-66, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (Part I) and the Corporations and Labour Unions Returns Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts


Wednesday, April 16, 1997

From the Department of Human Resources Development:

Michael McDermott, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Legislative Review, Part I of the Canada Labour Code;

Debra Robinson, Project Director, Legislative Review, Part I of the Canada Labour Code;

Johane Tremblay, Project Officer, Legislative Review, Part I of the Canada Labour Code;

Yvonne Beaupré, Senior Counsel, Legal Services;

Krishna Sahay, Assistant Director, Industrial Organization and Finance Division, Statistics Canada.

From the Western Grain Elevator Association:

Ed H. Guest, Executive Director;

Bonnie Dupont, Chairperson, Human Resources Standing Committee;

James Carwana, Counsel and Advisor, BCTEOA

From the Canadian Chemical Producers Association:

David Goffin, Vice-President, Business Development;

Claude-André Lachance, Director, Government Relations, Dow Chemical Canada Inc.

From the Canadian Labour Congress:

Nancy Riche, Executive Vice-President;

Murray Randall, Researcher.

Thursday, April 17, 1997

From Prairie Pools Inc.:

Ken Edie, Vice-Chairman;

Patty Townsend, Manager, Communications and Public Affairs.

From the Canadian Bankers Association:

David Dorward, Director, Labour Relations, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce;

Alan Young, Vice-President, Policy, Canadian Bankers Association;

Santo Alborino, Senior Manager, Employee and Industrial Relations, Bank of Montreal.

From the British Columbia Maritime Employers' Association:

Robert V. Wilds, President and Chief Executive Officer.


The Honourable Mabel M. DeWare, Chair

The Honourable Peter Bosa, Deputy Chairman


The Honourable Senators:

Andreychuk, Bonnell, Cogger, Cools, *Fairbairn, P.C. (or Graham), Forest, Haidasz, P.C., Lavoie-Roux, Losier-Cool, *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Maheu, Perrault, P.C., Phillips

* 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 Cohen substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Jessiman (April 17, 1997).

The name of the Honourable Senator Cogger substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Cohen (April 17, 1997).

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