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

First Session Thirty-seventh Parliament, 2001

Chair: The Honourable MICHAEL KIRBY

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Issue No. 25

First meeting on: Bill S-21, An Act to guarantee the human right to privacy


The Honourable Sheila Finestone, P.C., Sponsor of the Bill;

Eugene Leon Oscapella, Advisor.

From the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada:

George Radwanski, Privacy Commissioner of Canada.

From Carleton University, Faculty of Law:

Professor Valerie Steeves, Director of the Technology Project, Centre for Law and Social Change.

From Justice Canada:

Elizabeth Sanderson, Senior General Counsel, Public Law Policy Section.


The Honourable Michael Kirby, Chair

The Honourable Marjory LeBreton, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Callbeck, *Carstairs, P.C. (or Robichaud, P.C.), Cook, Cordy, Fairbairn, P.C., Graham, P.C., *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Keon, Pépin, Robertson, Roche

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)