Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

First Session, Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2006

Chair: The Honourable A. RAYNELL ANDREYCHUK


Monday, June 19, 2006

Issue No. 5

Fourth meeting on:
The rights and freedoms of children

INCLUDING:
THE SECOND, THIRD, FOURTH AND FIFTH REPORTS OF THE COMMITTEE
(Budget authorisation 2006-2007 for special studies on Canada's international obligations in regard to the rights and freedoms of children; to invite the Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada to update the committee on actions taken concerning the recommendations contained in committee's report entitled A Hard Bed to lie in: Matrimonial Real Property on Reserve; to review the machinery of government dealing with Canada's international and national human rights obligations and to examine the hiring and promotion practices of the
Federal Public Service)


WITNESSES:

Assembly of First Nations:

Chief Angus Toulouse, Ontario Regional Chief;

Jonathan Thompson, Director, Social Development, Education and Languages.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Chair

The Honourable Sharon Carstairs, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Dallaire, *Hays (or Fraser), Kinsella, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Lovelace Nicholas, Munson, Nancy Ruth, Pépin, Poy

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

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

The name of the Honourable Senator Mercer substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Pépin (June 16, 2006).

The name of the Honourable Senator Zimmer substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Dallaire (June 19, 2006).

The name of the Honourable Senator Pépin substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Mercer (June 20, 2006).

The name of the Honourable Senator Dallaire substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Zimmer (June 20, 2006).


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