Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98

Chairman: The Honourable LORNA MILNE

Thursday, February 12, 1998

Issue No. 14

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


On Bill C-220:

From the Writers' Union of Canada:

Mr. Rudy Wiebe, Past Chair, Writer;

Ms Marian D. Hebb, Legal Counsel.

From PEN Canada:

Ms Katherine Govier, President;

Mr. Stephen Reid, Member, Board of Directors.


The Honourable Lorna Milne, Chairman

The Honourable Michel Cogger, Deputy Chairman


The Honourable Senators:

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

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)