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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, March 5, 2008
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Thursday, March 13, 2008

Issue No. 12

First, second and third meetings on:

A comprehensive review of the amendments made by An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Income Tax Act (S.C. 2004, c. 24)


Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Elections Canada:

Marc Mayrand, Chief Electoral Officer;

Diane R. Davidson, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer and Chief Legal Counsel;

Michèle René de Cotret, General Counsel.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Liberal Party of Canada:

Greg Fergus, National Director;

Jack Siegel, Co-Chair, Standing Committee on the Constitution and Legal Affairs.

New Democratic Party of Canada:

Éric Hébert-Daly, National Director.

Animal Alliance Environment Voters Party of Canada:

Liz White, Leader.

Progressive Canadian Party:

The Honourable Sinclair M. Stevens, P.C., Leader.

People's Political Power Party of Canada:

Laurel McCallum, Representative of the Leader.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Green Party of Canada:

Peter Graham, Finance Critic.

Communist Party of Canada:

Miguel Figueroa, Leader.

Christian Heritage Party of Canada:

Ron Gray, Leader.

Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada:

Anna Di Carlo, Secretary.

As an individual:

Nelson Wiseman, Associate Professor, Department of Political Studies, University of Toronto.


The Honourable Joan Fraser, Chair

The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

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

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)