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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98

Chairman: The Honourable LOWELL MURRAY, P.C.


Tuesday, March 24, 1998
Wednesday, March 25, 1998

Issue No. 7

Sixth meeting on: The implementation and application of Chapter 1, An Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act, the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and the Canada Shipping Act, and the associated Federal Child Support Guidelines

Third meeting on: Bill S-8, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act (content regulation)


WITNESSES:

March 24, 1998, Chapter 1, Federal Child Support Guidelines:

From Support for Children: An Organization for Public Education (SCOPE):

Judy Poulin, President.

From the National Association of Women and the Law:

Carole Curtis, Family Lawyer, Member of Family Law Working Group.

From Fathercraft Canada:

W. Glen Cheriton, Director.

From the National Alliance for the Advancement of Non-Custodial Parents:

L. Jason Bouchard, Coordinator.

March 25, 1998, Bill S-8:

From the Non-Smokers' Rights Association:

Eric LeGresley, Legal Counsel.

The Honourable Senator Stanley Haidasz, P.C., sponsor of the bill.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lowell Murray, P.C., Chairman

The Honourable Colin Kenny, Deputy Chairman

and

The Honourable Senators:

Chalifoux, Cohen, Cools, Ferretti Barth, Forest, * Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Jessiman, Johnstone, Lavoie-Roux, LeBreton, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Maheu

* 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 Forest substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Losier-Cool (March 19, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Cohen substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Keon (March 19, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Chalifoux was added (March 19, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Ferretti Barth substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Cook (March 25, 1998).