Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology
 

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.


Friday, June 12, 1998
Monday, June 15, 1998 (in camera)
Tuesday, June 16, 1998

Issue No. 15

Third and fourth meetings on: Bill C-19, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (Part I) and the Corporations and Labour Unions Returns Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts Fourteenth meeting on: The implementation 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 TENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Federal Child Support Guidlines)


WITNESSES:

June 12, 1988

From the Western Grain Elevator Association:

Ed H. Guest, Executive Director; and

Murdoch MacKay, Managing Director, Terminal Services Division, United Grain Growers Ltd.

From Milner, Fenerty, Barristers and Solicitors, Calgary:

Gerald D. Chipeur, Barrister and Solicitor.

From the Business Council of British Columbia:

Jerry L. Lampert, President and Chief Executive Officer;

Tim M. McEwan, Senior Policy Analyst; and

F. A. Pasacreta, Vice-President -- Operations, British Columbia Maritime Employers Association.

From the NWT Chamber of Mines:

Doug Willy, President.

June 16, 1998

From the Quebec Bar Association:

Marie-France Bich, LL.B., Professor of Labour Law, University of Montreal; Chair, Labour Law Committee of the Quebec Bar Association; and

Mark Sauvé, Legislative Services.

From the Canadian Bankers Association:

Santo Alborino, Past Chairman, Labour Code Standing Committee; and

Nancy Leamen, Director, Human Resources Policy.

From the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers:

Michael Gottheil, Vice-President.

From the Canadian Labour Congress:

Nancy Riche, Executive Vice-President; and

Emile Vallée, Political Advisor, Quebec Federation of Labour.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lowell Murray, P.C., Chairman

The Honourable Colin Kenny, Acting Deputy Chairman

and

The Honourable Senators:

Callbeck, Cohen, Cook, DeWare, Ferretti Barth, Gigantès, * Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Johnstone, LeBreton, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Maheu, Phillips

* 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 Stollery substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Perrault (June 11, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Cools substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Callbeck (June 11, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Callbeck substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Cook (June 11, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Fitzpatrick substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Ferretti Barth (June 11, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Beaudoin substituted for that of the Honourable Senator DeWare (June 12, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Ferretti Barth substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Fitzpatrick (June 15, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Cook substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Chalifoux (June 15, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator DeWare substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Beaudoin (June 15, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Grafstein substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Stollery (June 16, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Perrault substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Cools (June 16, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Forest substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Perrault (June 16, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Callbeck substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Grafstein (June 16, 1998).