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

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

Chairman: The Honourable LOWELL MURRAY, P.C.


Tuesday, March 23, 1999
Wednesday, March 24, 1999

Issue No. 31

First meeting on: Bill C-61, An Act to amend the War Veterans Allowance Act, the Merchant Navy Veteran and Civilian War-related Benefits Act, the Department of Veterans Affairs Act, the Veterans Review and Appeal Board Act and the Halifax Relief Commission Pension Continuation Act and to amend certain other Acts in consequence thereof

Twenty-second and Twenty-third meetings on: The dimensions of social cohesion in Canada in the context of globalization and other economic and structural forces that influence trust and reciprocity among Canadians

INCLUDING: THE EIGHTEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-61)


WITNESSES:

Tuesday, March 23, 1999:

From the University of Ottawa:

Craig Forcese, Professor, Faculty of Law.

As an individual:

Christine Elwell, Adjunct Professor of Law, Queen's University.

Wednesday, March 24, 1999:

From Human Resources Development Canada:

James Lahey, Associate Deputy Minister and Co-Chair, Policy Research Committee.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lowell Murray, P.C., Chairman

The Honourable Mary Butts, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Cools, Cohen, Ferretti Barth, Gill, * Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Johnstone, Lavoie-Roux, LeBreton, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Maloney, Phillips, Ruck

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Change in the membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Ruck substituted for the Honourable Senator Poy (March 23, 1999).