Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997

Chairman: The Honourable LORNA MILNE

Thursday, November 20, 1997

Issue No. 6

Fourth meeting on: Examination of Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act and the Criminal Code in respect of persons with disabilities, to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act in respect of persons with disabilities and other matters and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Third meeting on: Examination of Bill C-220, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Copyright Act (profit from authorship respecting a crime)


On Bill S-5:

From the National Capital Alliance on Race Relations:

Mr. Rubin Friedman, President;

Mr. Henry Pau, Chair, Human Rights and Employment Equity Committee;

Ms Yuen-Ting Lai, Board member.

On Bill C-220:

From the Department of Justice:

Mr. Richard G. Mosley, Assistant Deputy Minister, Criminal Law Policy;

Mr. Paul Saint-Denis, Senior Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section;

Mr. Jeff Richstone, Senior Counsel, Canadian Heritage;

Mr. Michael Peirce, Counsel, Human Rights Law Section.


The Honourable Lorna Milne, Chairman

The Honourable Michel Cogger, Deputy Chairman


The Honourable Senators:

Beaudoin, Doyle, Gigantès, *Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Jessiman, Lewis, Losier-Cool, *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Moore, Nolin, Pearson, Watt

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)