Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98

Chair: The Honourable LORNA MILNE

Thursday, November 26, 1998

Issue No. 44

Third meeting on: Bill C-3, An Act respecting DNA identification and to make consequential amendments to the Criminal Code and other Acts


On Bill C-3

From the Canadian Police Association:

Mr. Grant Obst, President;

Mr. Jon Netelenbos, Alberta Vice-President;

Detective Sergeant Neale Tweedy, Toronto Police; and

Mr. Timothy Danson, Legal Counsel.

From the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police:

Mr. Brian Ford, Chair, Law Amendments Committee (Chief, Ottawa-Carleton Police Service);

Mr. Bryan McConnell, Executive Director.


The Honourable Lorna Milne, Chair

The Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Acting Deputy Chairman


The Honourable Senators:

Andreychuk, Beaudoin, Bryden, Buchanan, P.C., Eyton, Fraser, Grafstein, * Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Joyal, P.C., * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Moore, Rompkey, P.C.

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Rompkey substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Pépin (November 26, 1998).