Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

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

Chair: The Honourable LORNA MILNE

Monday, March 1, 1999

Issue No. 57

Second meeting on: Bill C-51, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act


On Bill C-51

From the Quebec Urban Community (CUQ):

Mr. Ralph Mercier, Mayor of Charlesbourg, Past President of Quebec Urban Community.

From the St. Lawrence Economic Development Council (SODES):

Mr. Marc Gagnon, General Director.

From the United Church of Canada:

Dr. Bonnie Greene, Director of Church and Society.


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), *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Moore, Pearson, 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 Pearson substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Joyal (March 1, 1999).

The name of the Honourable Senator Fraser substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Adams (February 18, 1999).