Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997

Chairman: The Honourable LORNA MILNE

Thursday, November 27, 1997

Issue No. 8

Sixth 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


On Bill S-5:

From the Quebec Bar Association:

Ms Carole Brosseau, Solicitor, Research and Legislation Services;

Ms Madeleine Caron, Solicitor, Member, Subcommittee on Bill S-5.

From the National Association of Women and the Law:

Ms Margot Young, Member, National Steering Committee; Associate Professor, University of Victoria, Faculty of Law.


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)