Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Aboriginal Peoples

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12

Chair: The Honourable GERRY ST. GERMAIN, P.C.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Issue No. 12

Second and third meetings on:
Bill S-6, An Act respecting the election and term of office of chiefs and councillors of certain First Nations and the composition of council of those First Nations


Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat:

Candice Paul, Chief, Co-Chair;

Lawrence Paul, Chief, Co-Chair;

John Paul, Executive Director.

Assembly of First Nations:

Jody Wilson-Raybould, British Columbia Regional Chief;

Karen Campbell, Senior Policy Analyst.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs:

Derek Nepinak, Grand Chief.

Canadian Bar Association:

Aimée E. Craft, Chair, National Aboriginal Law Section;

Tamra Thomson, Director, Legislation and Law Reform.

Lac La Ronge Indian Band:

Tammy Cook-Searson, Chief.


The Honourable Gerry St. Germain, P.C., Chair

The Honourable Lillian Eva Dyck, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Ataullahjan, Campbell, *Cowan (or Tardif), Demers, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Lovelace Nicholas, Meredith, Munson, Patterson, Raine, Sibbeston, Stratton

*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 Stratton replaced the Honourable Senator Brazeau (February 29, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Campbell replaced the Honourable Senator Watt (February 27, 2012).

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