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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, April 30, 2008
Thursday, May 1, 2008

Issue No. 16

Fifth meeting 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)

and

Second meeting on:

Bill S-224, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (vacancies)


WITNESSES

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

As individuals:

C.E.S. (Ned) Franks, Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Studies, Queen's University;

Jennifer Smith, Professor, Department of Political Science, Dalhousie University;

Don Desserud, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of New Brunswick;

David Smith, Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Studies, University of Saskatchewan.
 

Thursday, May 1, 2008

As individuals:

Gérald R. Tremblay, Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP;

Errol P. Mendes, Professor, Common Law Section, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa.


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

*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 Peterson is substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Campbell (April 30, 2008).

The name of the Honourable Senator Moore is substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Merchant (April 30, 2008).

The name of the Honourable Senator Campbell is substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Peterson (May 1, 2008).

The name of the Honourable Senator Merchant is substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Moore (May 1, 2008).