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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011

Chair: The Honourable MOBINA S. B. JAFFER

Monday, November 21, 2011

Issue No. 4

First meeting on:

Bill S-2, An Act respecting family homes situated on First Nation reserves and matrimonial interests or rights in or to structures and lands situated on those reserves


The Honourable John Duncan, P.C., M.P., Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development


Assembly of First Nations:

Jody Wilson-Raybould, Regional Chief, British Columbia;

Karen Campbell, Advisor.

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada:

Line Paré, Director General, External Relations and Gender Issues Branch.

Department of Justice Canada:

Karl Jacques, Senior Counsel, Operations and Programs.

Congress of Aboriginal Peoples:

Betty Ann Lavallée, National Chief.


The Honourable Mobina S. B. Jaffer, Chair

The Honourable Patrick Brazeau, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Andreychuk, Ataullahjan, Baker, P.C., *Cowan (or Tardif), Dyck, Hubley, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Martin, Nancy Ruth

*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 Dyck replaced the Honourable Senator Zimmer (November 21, 2011).

The Honourable Senator Brazeau replaced the Honourable Senator Oliver (November 1, 2011).