Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98-99

Chair: The Honourable LORNA MILNE

Thursday, February 11, 1999

Issue No. 54

Third meeting on: Bill C-57, An Act to amend the Nunavut Act with respect to the Nunavut Court of Justice and to amend other Acts in consequence


On Bill C-57:

From the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc.:

Chief Jerome Denechezhe, Northlands First Nation;

Mr. Michael Anderson, Research Director, MKO Natural Resources Secretariat;

Mr. Geoff Bussidor, Sayisi Dene Nation, Counsel.

From the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations:

Chief Edwin Boneleye (Black Lake Denesuline First Nation);

Ms Linda Sayazie (Athabasca Advisor, Prince Albert Grand Council);

M. Roy Bluehorn, Policy Advisor.

From the Nishnawbe-Aski Nation:

Grand Chief Charles Fox.


The Honourable Lorna Milne, Chair

The Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Acting Deputy Chair


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, Pépin

* 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 Pépin substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Pearson (February 11, 1999).