Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98

Chairman: The Honourable LORNA MILNE


Wednesday, May 27, 1998

Issue No. 26

Third meeting on: Examination of Bill S-11, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act in order to add social condition as a prohibited ground of discrimination


WITNESSES:

On Bill S-11:

From the Canadian Human Rights Commission:

Ms Michelle Falardeau-Ramsay, Q.C., Chief Commissioner.

From the Department of Justice:

Ms Elizabeth Sanderson, Senior General Counsel, Public Law Policy, Policy Sector.

From the National Anti-Poverty Organization:

Mr. Mike Farrell, Acting Executive Director;

Mr. Fred Robertson, Board member.

From the Canadian Bankers' Association:

Mr. Alan Young, Vice-President, Policy;

Mr. Andrew Finlay, Senior Counsel, Employment Law Group, The Bank of Nova Scotia.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lorna Milne, Chairman

The Honourable Michel Cogger, Deputy Chairman

and

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)