Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Environment and Natural Resources
First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98-99
Chairman: The Honourable RONALD D. GHITTER
Thursday, August 26, 1999
Friday, August 27, 1999
Issue No. 21
Seventh, eighth and ninth meetings on:
Bill C-32, An Act respecting
pollution and the protection of the environment and human health in order to
contribute to sustainable development
Thursday, August 26, 1999 -- Morning Meeting:
From the Canadian Chemical Producers' Association:
Claude-André Lachance, Director, Governmental Affairs, Dow Chemical
Gordon E. Lloyd, Vice-President, Technical Affairs, Canadian Chemical Producers'
Richard Paton, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Chemical
Jack Soule, Senior Research Scientist, DuPont Canada.
From the Mining Association of Canada:
Wayne Fraser, Chair, Environment Committee, Mining Association of Canada and
Director, Environment and Plant Engineering, Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting
Robert Telewiak, Chair, Mining Association of Canada Metals Working Group, and
Vice-President, Environment, Falconbridge Limited;
David Rodier, Senior Vice-President, Environment, Safety, and Health, Noranda,
Justyna Laurie-Lean, Vice-President, Environment and Health.
Thursday, August 26, 1999 -- Afternoon Meeting:
From the Canadian Environmental Law Association:
Paul Muldoon, Executive Director.
From the World Wildlife Fund Canada:
Craig Boljkovac, Policy Officer, Wildlife Toxicology Programme.
From the Sierra Club of Canada:
Elizabeth May, Executive Director;
Angela Rickman, Deputy Director.
From the Western Canada Wilderness Committee:
Adriane Carr, Director;
Paul George, Director.
Friday, August 27, 1999:
As an Individual:
Professor William Leiss, FRSC, Faculty of Management, University of Calgary, and
President Elect, Royal Society of Canada.
From the Office of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, Department of
Nadine Levin, Analyst.
From the Inuit Tapirisat:
Sheila Watt-Cloutier, Vice-President;
Scot Nickels, Advisor;
Terry Fenge, Advisor;
Stephanie Meakin, Advisor.
From the Métis National Council:
Bob Stevenson, Advisor, Endangered Species and Harvesting;
Jody Pierce, Métis Provincial Council of British Columbia.
From Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak, Inc.:
Michael Anderson, Research Director.
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Ronald D. Ghitter, Chairman
The Honourable Nicholas W. Taylor, Deputy Chairman
The Honourable Senators:
Adams, Buchanan, P.C., Chalifoux, Cochrane, * Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs),
Hays, Hervieux-Payette, P.C., Kenny, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Nolin,
Robichaud, P.C. (Saint-Louis-de-Kent), Spivak
* Ex Officio Members
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 Fraser substituted for that of the Honourable
Senator Hervieux-Payette (August 26, 1999).
The name of the Honourable Senator Hervieux-Payette substituted for that of the
Honourable Senator Fraser (August 27, 1999).