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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 31, 1998 Wednesday, April 1, 1998

Issue No. 8

Seventh and eighth meetings 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

INCLUDING: THE FOURTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE


WITNESSES:

March 31, 1998:

Elisabeth Beattie, Individual.

From the Barreau du Québec:

Suzanne Vadboncoeur, Director of Research and Legislation, Department of the Barreau du Québec and Secretary of the Committee of the Bar on Family Law;

Miriam Grassby, President of the Committee of the Bar on Family Law;

Dominique Goubau, Member of the Committee of the Bar on Family Law;

Jean-Marie Fortin, Member of the Committee of the Bar on Family Law.

April 1, 1998:

From Queen's University:

Professor Nicholas Bala, Associate Dean, Faculty of Law.

From Mothers Against Fathers in Arrears:

Kaarina Pakka, Co-founder;

Regina May, Co-founder.


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)