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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)


WITNESSES:

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.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Joan Fraser, Chair

The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Deputy Chair

and

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)