Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Aboriginal Peoples

Issue 1 - First Report


Tuesday, February 10, 2004

The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples has the honour to table its

FIRST REPORT

Your Committee, which was authorized by the Senate to incur expenses for the purpose of its examination and consideration of such legislation and other matters as were referred to it, reports, pursuant to Rule 104 of the Rules, that the expenses incurred by the Committee during the Second Session of the Thirty-seventh Parliament are as follows:

1. With respect to its examination and consideration of legislation:

Professional Services   

$ 2,988

Transportation   

25

Other, Miscellaneous   

 0

Witness Expenses   

 12,612

Total   

 $ 15,625

2. With respect to its special study on urban Aboriginal youth:

Professional Services   

 $ 30,720

Transportation   

 57,785

Other, Miscellaneous   

 1,775

Witness Expenses   

 21,700

Total   

 $ 111,980

On October 29, 2002, the Committee received an Order of Reference to examine and report upon issues affecting urban Aboriginal youth in Canada. This was the resumption of a study begun in the First Session of the Thirty-seventh Parliament. Following the Committee's examination, which included public hearings in Winnipeg, Edmonton and Vancouver, the Committee tabled its final report on October 30, 2003.

During the session, your Committee held 41 meetings, heard 132 witnesses, and twice examined Bill C-6 (The Specific Claims Resolution Act).

The Committee submitted six reports.

Respectfully submitted,

NICK G. SIBBESTON

Chair


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