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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Second Session, Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2007-08

Chair: The Honourable JOAN FRASER

Wednesday, February 6, 2008
Thursday, February 7, 2008

Issue No. 6

First and second meetings on:

Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other Acts


Wednesday, February 6, 2008

The Honourable Robert Douglas Nicholson, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada


Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Department of Justice Canada:

Catherine Kane, Acting Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section;

Carole Morency, Acting General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section;

Doug Hoover, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section;

Julie Besner, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section;

Greg Yost, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section.

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Association québécoise des avocat(e)s de la défense:

Lucie Joncas, Past President;

Marco Labrie, Lawyer.

Canadian Council of Criminal Defence Lawyers:

Andre Rady, Board Member.

Criminal Lawyers' Association:

Joseph Di Luca, Vice-President;

Lorne Goldstein, Defence Counsel.


The Honourable Joan Fraser, Chair

The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Baker, P.C., Carstairs, P.C., Di Nino, *Hervieux-Payette, P.C., (or Tardif), Fox, P.C., Joyal, P.C., *LeBreton, P.C., (or Comeau), Merchant, Milne, Oliver, Stratton, Watt

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)