Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Official Languages

Second Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2009

Chair: The Honourable MARIA CHAPUT

Monday, October 19, 2009
Monday, October 26, 2009

Issue No. 11

Sixteenth and seventeenth meetings on:

The application of the Official Languages Act and of the regulations and directives made under it, within those institutions subject to the Act
TOPIC: Study on Part VII and other issues


Monday, October 19, 2009

Public Service Commission of Canada:

Maria Barrados, President;

Donald Lemaire, Senior Vice-President, Policy Branch;

Robert McSheffrey, Director of Consultation and Counselling Services.

Canada School of Public Service:

Ruth Dantzer, President and Chief Executive Officer;

Sylvain Dufour, Director General, Language Training Centre.

Monday, October 26, 2009

As an individual:

The Honourable Michel Bastarache, Counsel at the law firm Heenan Blaikie and former judge at the Supreme Court of Canada.


The Honourable Maria Chaput, Chair

The Honourable Andrée Champagne, P.C., Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

*Cowan (or Tardif), Fortin-Duplessis, Jaffer, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Losier-Cool, Mockler, Pépin, Seidman, Tardif

* 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 Honourable Senator Champagne, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Neufeld (October 20, 2009).

The Honourable Senator Pépin was added to the membership of the committee (October 20, 2009).

The Honourable Senator Neufeld replaced the Honourable Senator Champagne, P.C. (October 19, 2009).

The Honourable Senator Champagne, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Nolin (October 6, 2009).

The Honourable Senator Fortin-Duplessis replaced the Honourable Senator Brazeau (October 6, 2009).

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