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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

Third Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2010-11

Chair: The Honourable NANCY RUTH


Monday, February 28, 2011

Issue No. 10

Sixth meeting on:

Issues relating to human rights and, inter alia, the review of the machinery of government dealing with Canada's international and national human rights obligations (Federal programs supporting sports and recreational activities for children and youth with disabilities)

INCLUDING:
THE FIFTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Women, Peace and Security: Canada Moves Forward to Increase Women's Engagement)


WITNESSES:

The Steadward Centre for Personal and Physical Achievement:

Robert Steadward, Founder and Honorary President.

As an individual:

Mary Law, Professor, School of Rehabilitation Science/CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University.

Global Disability Research in Sport and Health Network:

Jill Le Clair, Founder and Chair.

Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability:

Jane Arkell, Executive Director;

Jason Dunkerley, Program Coordinator.

Variety Village (by video conference):

John Willson, Chief Executive Officer;

Archie Allison, Director, Outreach and Education.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Nancy Ruth, Chair

The Honourable Mobina S. B. Jaffer, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Andreychuk, Ataullahjan, Baker, P.C., *Cowan (or Tardif), Hubley, Kochhar, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Stratton, Zimmer

* Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Stratton replaced the Honourable Senator Brazeau (February 28, 2011).