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, November 20, 2012
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Issue No. 27

Nineteenth meeting on:

Legal and political recognition of Métis identity in Canada


Second and third meetings on:

The subject-matter of those elements contained in Division 8 of Part 4 of Bill C-45, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 29, 2012 and other measures


Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Assembly of First Nations:

Kathleen Lickers, Legal and Technical Advisor.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Québec Metis Nation:

Claude Aubin, Spokesperson;

Claude Riel Lachapelle, Spokesperson.

Métis Nation of Canada:

Bryce Douglas Fequet, Founder.


The Honourable Vernon White, Chair

The Honourable Lillian Eva Dyck, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

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

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Meredith replaced the Honourable Senator Wallace (November 20, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Wallace replaced the Honourable Senator Ataullahjan (November 20, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Munson replaced the Honourable Senator Campbell (November 19, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Patterson replaced the Honourable Senator Tkachuk (November 8, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Demers replaced the Honourable Senator Rivard (November 8, 2012).

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