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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

First Session, Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2006

Chair: The Honourable A. RAYNELL ANDREYCHUK

Monday, November 6, 2006

Issue No. 13

Sixteenth meeting on:

Rights and freedoms of children


Fondation pour la promotion de la pédiatrie sociale:

Dr. Gilles Julien, Social Paediatrician and President;

Dr. Nicolas Steinmetz, Director General.

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child:

Brent Parfitt, Member.

Conseil jeunesse de Montreal:

Marilou Filiatreault, President.

Programme régional d'accueil et d'intégration des demandeurs d'asile (PRAIDA):

Claude Malette, Director;

Marian Shermarke, Representative.

Canadian Council for Refugees:

Janet Dench, Executive Director.

Beutel High School:

Tamira Cahana, Student;

Nathaniel Mayer-Heft, Student.


The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Chair

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


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)