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

First Session, Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2006-07

Chair: The Honourable ART EGGLETON, P.C.


Wednesday, February 14, 2007 (in camera)
Friday, February 16, 2007

Issue No. 18

Tenth meeting on:

The inquiry on the issue of funding for the treatment of autism

and

Third meeting on:

The future of literacy programs in Canada


WITNESSES:

Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network Inc.:

Carol Vandale, Coordinator.

Yukon Literacy Coalition:

Sierra van der Meer, Programme Coordinator.

Literacy British Columbia:

Diana Twiss, President.

Literacy Nova Scotia:

Ann Marie Downie, Executive Director.

Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick:

Jan Greer, Executive Director.

Ontario Native Literacy Coalition:

Ellen Paterson, Executive Director.

Nunavut Literacy Council:

Daniel Page, Board Treasurer.

Literacy Alberta:

Janet Lane, Executive Director.

Literacy Partners of Manitoba:

Monika Feist, Board President.

Regroupement des groupes populaires en alphabétisation du Québec:

Christian Pelletier, Coordinator.

Ontario Literacy Coalition:

Annmarie Wesolowski, President.

Fédération d'alphabétisation du Nouveau-Brunswick:

Solange Basque Rhéaume, Acting Director General.

Ontario Literacy for Deaf People:

Peggy Anne Moore, Executive Director.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Chair

The Honourable Wilbert J. Keon, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Callbeck, Champagne, P.C., Cochrane, Cook, Cordy, Fairbairn, P.C., *Hervieux-Payette, P.C. (or Tardif), *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Munson, Nancy Ruth, Pépin, Trenholme Counsell

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

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

The name of the Honourable Senator Rompkey, P.C., was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Cook (February 13, 2007).

The name of the Honourable Senator Peterson was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Fairbairn, P.C. (February 14, 2007).

The name of the Honourable Senator Cook was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Rompkey, P.C. (February 15, 2007).

The name of the Honourable Senator Fairbairn, P.C., was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Peterson (February 15, 2007).

The name of the Honourable Senator Chaput was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Munson (February 15, 2007).

The name of the Honourable Senator Munson was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Chaput (February 19, 2007).