Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

First Session, Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2006-07

Chair: The Honourable A. RAYNELL ANDREYCHUK


Monday, February 26, 2007
Monday, March 19, 2007
Monday, March 26, 2007

Issue No. 16

Fourth meeting on:

Reviewing the machinery of government dealing with Canada's international and national human rights obligations

Eighteenth and nineteenth meetings on:

The rights and freedoms of children


WITNESSES:

Amnesty International Canada:

Alex Neve, Secretary General.

Action Canada for Population and Development (ACPD):

Sandeep Prasad, Human Rights Advisor.

University of Western Ontario:

Elizabeth Riddell-Dixon, Professor, Department of Political Science.

Norman Paterson School of International Affairs:

Christopher Kenneth Penny, Assistant Professor of International Law.

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada:

Adèle Dion, Director General, Human Security and Human Rights Bureau;

Robert Sinclair, Deputy Director, Human Rights.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Chair

The Honourable Joan Fraser, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Dallaire, *Hervieux-Payette, P.C. (or Tardif), Jaffer, Kinsella, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Lovelace Nicholas, Munson, Nancy Ruth, 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 Fraser substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Carstairs, P.C. (February 22, 2007).

The name of the Honourable Senator Carstairs, P.C., substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Jaffer (February 22, 2007).

The name of the Honourable Senator Jaffer substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Carstairs, P.C. (February 27, 2007).


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