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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Third Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2010

Chair: The Honourable JOAN FRASER


Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Thursday, June 10, 2010

Issue No. 9

First and second meetings on:

Bill S-6, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and another Act (Serious Time for the Most Serious Crime Act)


APPEARING:

The Honourable Robert Nicholson, M.P., P.C.,
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada


WITNESSES:

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Department of Justice Canada:

Catherine Kane, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section;

John Giokas, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section.

Office of the Correctional Investigator:

Howard Sapers, Correctional Investigator of Canada;

Ivan Zinger, Executive Director and General Counsel.

Statistics Canada:

Julie McAuley, Director, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics;

Mia Dauvergne, Senior Analyst, Policing Services Program, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics;

Craig Grimes, Senior Analyst, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics;

Rebecca Kong, Chief, Correctional Services Section, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

National Parole Board:

Harvey Cenaiko, Chairperson;

Shelley Trevethan, Executive Director General;

Gertrude Lavigne, Senior Counsel.

Correctional Service Canada:

Ian McCowan, Assistant Commissioner, Policy Section;

Lynn Garrow, Associate Assistant Commissioner, Policy Section.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Joan Fraser, Chair

The Honourable John D. Wallace, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Angus, Baker, P.C., Boisvenu, Carignan, Carstairs, P.C., *Cowan (or Tardif), Joyal, P.C., Lang, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Munson, Rivest, Runciman

* 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 Munson replaced the Honourable Senator Peterson (June 10, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Peterson replaced the Honourable Senator Watt (June 9, 2010).