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


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.


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)