Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98

Chairman: The Honourable LORNA MILNE

Wednesday, April 29, 1998

Issue No. 23

Eighth 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 C-220:

From the Department of Justice:

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

Mr. Stephen Sharzer, Senior Counsel, Human Rights Law Section;

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

Mr. Jeff Richstone, Senior Counsel, Legal Services, Canadian Heritage.

From the Canadian Copyright Institute:

Ms Grace Westcott, Executive Secretary.

From the Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime:

Mr. Steve Sullivan, Executive Director;

Mr. Gary Rosenfeldt, Executive Director, Victims of Violence/Canadian Centre for Missing Children.

From the Law Union of Ontario and the Writers' Union of Canada:

Ms Marian Hebb, Member, Lawyer.


The Honourable Lorna Milne, Chairman

The Honourable Michel Cogger, Deputy Chairman


The Honourable Senators:

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

* 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 DeWare substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Rossiter. (April 15, 1998)

The name of the Honourable Senator Gigantès substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Corbin. (April 29, 1998)