Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Issue 1 - First Report
Tuesday, February 10, 2004
The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples has the honour to table its
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
1. With respect to its examination and consideration of legislation:
2. With respect to its special study on urban Aboriginal youth:
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).