Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

First Session Thirty-seventh Parliament, 2001-02

Chair: The Honourable A. RAYNELL ANDREYCHUK

Monday, May 6, 2002
Monday, May 27, 2002

Issue No. 10

Fourth and fifth meetings on: The examination of the status of Canada's adherence to international human rights instruments and on the process whereby Canada enters into, implements, and reports on such agreements.


For May 6, 2002:

As an Individual:

Professor Lucie Lamarche, Faculty of Law, University of Québec at Montréal.

From the Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL):

John W. Graham, Chairman of the Board of Directors;

Sharon O'Regan, Deputy Director.

For May 27, 2002:

From the Fédération des femmes du Québec:

Diane Matte, Co-ordinator, World March of Women;

Gisèle Bourret, Representative.

From the National Association of Women and the Law:

Andrée Côté, Director of Legislation and Law Reform.

As an Individual:

John W. Foster, Principal Researcher (Civil Society), North-South Institute.

From Amnesty International Canada:

Alex Neve, Secretary General;

Andrew Thompson, Chile/Peru Co-ordinator.


The Honourable Raynell Andreychuk, Chair

The Honourable Joan Fraser, Deputy Chair


the Honourable Senators:

Beaudoin, *Carstairs, P.C. (or Robichaud, P.C., Cochrane, Joyal, P.C., Kinsella, *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Poy, Taylor.

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

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

The name of the Honourable Senator Taylor was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Ferretti Barth (May 27, 2002).

The name of the Honourable Senator Joyal was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Jaffer (May 27, 2002).

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