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

Third Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2010

Chair: The Honourable ART EGGLETON, P.C.


Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Thursday, June 3, 2010

Issue No. 8

Third (final) meeting on:

Bill C-268, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (minimum sentence for offences involving trafficking of persons under the age of eighteen years)

First (final) meeting on:

Bill S-211, An Act respecting World Autism Awareness Day

First (final) meeting on:

Bill S-203, An Act respecting a National Philanthropy Day

INCLUDING:
THE FIFTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-268)


WITNESSES:

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

As individuals:

Benjamin Perrin, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia (by videoconference);

John Winterdyk, Director, Center for Criminology and Justice Research, Mount Royal University.

International Bureau for Children's Rights:

Nadja Pollaert, Director General;

Camille Karbassi, Program Manager, Child Trafficking.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

The Honourable Senator Jim Munson, sponsor of the bill;

The Honourable Senator Terry M. Mercer, sponsor of the bill.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Chair

The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Banks, Champagne, P.C., Cordy, *Cowan (or Tardif), Demers, Eaton, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Martin, Merchant, Munson, Plett, Seidman

*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 Fox, P.C. (June 3, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Fox, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Callbeck (June 3, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Banks replaced the Honourable Senator Dyck (June 3, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Cordy replaced the Honourable Senator Hubley (May 31, 2010).