The Senate Committee of Selection met this day at 9:15 a.m.,
pursuant to rule 85(1)(b) of the Rules of the Senate, for the
nomination of certain senators to serve on the Special Senate Committee on Bill
C-20, An Act to give effect to the requirement for clarity as set out in the
opinion of the Supreme Court of Canada in the Quebec Secession Reference.
Senator Léonce Mercier (Chairman) in the Chair.
The Chairman: Honourable senators, we are here this morning
to receive nominations of senators from the opposition to serve on the Special
Senate Committee on Bill C-20.
Senator DeWare, do you have any names to put forward?
Senator DeWare: Mr. Chairman, I nominate Senators Murray,
Kinsella, Beaudoin, Rivest, Nolin and Bolduc.
The Chairman: Is it agreed, honourable senators?
Hon. Senators: Agreed.
The Chairman: Carried.
Senator Fairbairn: I move that the chairman report the
nominations to the Senate.