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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology

Second Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2009

Chair: The Honourable ART EGGLETON, P.C.


Thursday, May 14, 2009

Issue No. 3

Fifth meeting on:

The state of early learning and child care in Canada

First (final) meeting on:

Bill S-217, An Act respecting a National Philanthropy Day

First (final) meeting on:

Bill S-210, An Act respecting World Autism Awareness Day

INCLUDING:

THE THIRD REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Special study budget 2009-2010 — Cities)

THE FOURTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Special study budget 2009-2010 — Population Health)

THE FIFTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Early Childhood Education: Next Steps)

THE SIXTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill S-217)

THE SEVENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill S-210)


WITNESSES:

Senate of Canada:

The Honourable Senator Jerahmiel S. Grafstein, sponsor of the bill;

The Honourable Senator Jim Munson, sponsor of the bill.

Autism Canada Foundation:

Laurie Mawlan, Executive Director.

As an individual:

Josh Bortolotti.

Autism Society Canada:

Kathleen Provost, Executive Director.

Autism Speaks Canada:

Suzanne Lanthier, Executive Director.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Chair

The Honourable Wilbert J. Keon, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Callbeck, Champagne, P.C., Cook, Cordy, *Cowan (or Tardif), Dyck, Eaton, Fairbairn, P.C., *LeBreton, P.C (or Comeau), Martin, Pépin, Segal

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)