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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, May 26, 1998 (8:00 a.m., in camera)
Tuesday, May 26, 1998 (10:00 a.m.)
Wednesday, May 27, 1998

Issue No. 12

Twelfth 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

Second and third meetings on: Bill S-10, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act


WITNESSES:

May 26, 1998

Peter Gzowski, Media Personality; Founder, Peter Gzowski Invitational Golf Tournaments for Literacy.

Roch Carrier, Author; Former Director of the Canada Council.

From the Canadian Booksellers' Association:

Sheryl McKean, Executive Director;

Gailmarie Anderson, Incoming President.

From Indigo Books and Music:

Dan Mosersky, Vice-President.

May 27, 1998

From Performers for Literacy:

Sonja Smits, Director; Actor;

Leslie Milligan, Manager, Special Projects.

From the Canadian Federation of Students:

Jocelyn Charron, Government Relations Coordinator.

From the University of Saskatchewan Bookstore:

Larry Wong, Manager.

From Editions Hurtubise HMH Ltée:

Hervé Foulon, President.

From the Ottawa Public Library:

Barbara Clubb, Chief Librarian.

From the Don't Tax Reading Coalition:

Jacqueline Hushion, Chairperson;

David Hunt, National Coordinator.

From the Canadian Booksellers' Association:

Sheryl McKean, Executive Director.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lowell Murray, P.C., Chairman

The Honourable Colin Kenny, Deputy Chairman

and

The Honourable Senators:

Chalifoux, Cohen, Cook, Di Nino, Ferretti Barth, * Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Johnstone, Lavoie-Roux, LeBreton, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Maheu, Mercier, Stollery

* 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 Cook substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Butts (May 14, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Lavoie-Roux substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Nolin (May 20, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Maheu substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Chalifoux (May 22, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Di Nino substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Phillips (May 26, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Chalifoux substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Cook (May 26, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Bosa substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Kenny (May 26, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Mercier substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Cools (May 26, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Cook substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Bosa (May 27, 1998).