Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98-99

Chairman: The Honourable RONALD D. GHITTER


Wednesday, September 1, 1999

Issue No. 23

Fourteenth meeting on: Bill C-32, An Act respecting pollution and the protection of the environment and human health in order to contribute to sustainable development


WITNESSES:

From the Salt Institute:

Mr. Allan J. Hamilton, Chemical Business Manager, Sifto Canada Inc.

From the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association:

Mr. Duncan Ellison, Executive Director;

Dr. Laurence Moore, Member of the Board of Directors and Manager of Environmental Programmes, Ontario Clean Water Agency.

From the Canadian Labour Congress:

Mr. Hassan Yussuff, Executive Vice-President;

Mr. David Bennett, National Director, Health, Safety and Environment.

From the Canadian Union of Public Employees:

Mr. Peter Leiss, Chair, National Environment Committee;

Mr. Colin Lambert, Director, Health and Safety Branch.

From the Canadian Institute of Child Health:

Dr. Eva Rosinger, Board member;

Dr. Graham Chance, Past Chair;

Ms Sandra Schwartz, Director, Environmental Programmes.

From the Déline Dene Uranium Committee:

Mr. Leroy Andre, Co-chair, Déline Dene Uranium Committee and Sub-Chief, Déline Dene Band Council;

Mr. Paul Baton, Elder and Member, Déline Dene Uranium Committee;

Ms Gina Bayha, Interpreter for Mr. Paul Baton.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Ronald D. Ghitter, Chairman

The Honourable Nicholas W. Taylor, Deputy Chairman

and

The Honourable Senators:

Adams, Chalifoux, Cochrane, Cook, * Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Hays, Hervieux-Payette, P.C., * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Nolin, Poulin, Spivak

* 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 Poulin substituted for that of the Honourable Senator De Bané (September 1, 1999).

The name of the Honourable Senator Hervieux-Payette substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Pearson (September 1, 1999).

The name of the Honourable Senator Pearson substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Poulin (September 1, 1999).

The name of the Honourable Senator Poulin substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Pearson (September 1, 1999).

The name of the Honourable Senator Lynch-Staunton substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Buchanan (September 1, 1999).