Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Second Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1999-2000Chairman: The Honourable PETER STOLLERY
Tuesday, December 14, 1999
Wednesday, February 16, 2000
Tuesday, February 22, 2000
Wednesday, February 23, 2000
Wednesday, March 1, 2000
Tuesday, March 14, 2000
Tuesday, March 28, 2000
Tuesday, May 2, 2000
Wednesday, May 3, 2000
Issue No. 7Seventh to fifteenth meetings on: The ramifications to Canada of the changed mandate of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Canada's role in NATO since the demise of the Warsaw Pact, the end of the Cold War and the recent addition to membership in NATO of Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic; and of peacekeeping, with particular reference to Canada's ability to participate in it under the auspices of any international body of which Canada is a member
First and only meeting concerning: Bill S-18, An Act to amend the National Defence Act (non-deployment of persons under the age of eighteen years to theatres of hostilities)
INCLUDING: THE SEVENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE and THE EIGHTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
- Order of Reference
- Minutes of Proceedings
- Seventh and Eighth Reports
- The New NATO and the Evolution of Peacekeeping: Implications for Canada
- Transcript (Evidence) of Proceedings (69K)
WITNESSES:Wednesday, May 3, 2000
From National Defence:
Louise Bellefeuille-Prégent, Director, Arms and Proliferation Control Policy;
Capt. (N) Stephen King, Special Advisor, Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff;
Colonel Gord Grant, Director of Military Human Resource Requirements;
Lt-Colonel Dominic McAlea, Director of Law International, Office of the Judge Advocate General.
From the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade:
Ross Snyder, Deputy Director, Peace Building and Human Security Division, Global and Human Issues Bureau.
From World Vision Canada:
Kathy Vandergrift, Chair, Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict.
From Amnesty Internationa (CanadianSection):
Alex Neve, Secretary General;
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEEThe Honourable Peter Stollery, Chairman
The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Deputy Chair
The Honourable Senators:
Atkins, Bolduc, *Boudreau, P.C. (or Hays), Carney, P.C., Corbin, De Bané, P.C., Di Nino, Furey, Grafstein, *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Pearson, Taylor
* Ex Officio Members
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 De Bané, P.C. substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Christensen (December 13, 1999).
Substitution pending for that of the Honourable senator F. Robichaud, P.C. (December 13, 1999).
Substitution pending for that of the Honourable senator Perry Poirier (December 13, 1999).
The name of the Honourable Senator Graham added (March 13, 2000).
The name of the Honourable Senator Christensen substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Taylor (March 13, 2000).
The name of the Honourable Senator Perry added (March 13, 2000).
The name of the Honourable Senator Taylor substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Graham (March 27, 2000).
The name of the Honourable Senator Poy substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Christensen (March 28, 2000).
The name of the Honourable Senator Finnerty substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Perry Poirier (March 28, 2000).
The name of the Honourable Senator Pearson substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Poy (April 5, 2000).
Substitution pending for that of the Honourable senator Finnerty (April 5, 2000).
The name of the Honourable Senator Furey added (May 3, 2000).