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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12

Chair: The Honourable MOBINA S. B. JAFFER

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Issue No. 21

Sixth meeting on:

Issues pertaining to the human rights of First Nations band members who reside off-reserve, with an emphasis on the current federal policy framework


British Colombia Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres:

Paul Lacerte, Executive Director.

Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre:

Chris Beaton, Project Manager.

Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society:

Susan Tatoosh, Executive Director.

Victoria Friendship Centre:

Kari Hutchison, Assistant Executive Director.

UBC First Nations Legal Clinic:

Sarah J. Rauch, Director and Supervising Lawyer;

Claire Anderson, Student.

Carrier Sekani Family Services:

Preston Guno, Program Manager.

Metro Vancouver Aboriginal Executive Council:

Christine Smith, Co-Chair;

Angeline Nelson, Executive Director, Knowledgeable Aboriginal Youth Association.

B.C. Aboriginal Network on Disability Society:

Ali Davies, Disability Case Manager;

Larissa Williams, Disability Case Manager.

United Native Nation Local 510:

Bill Williams, President.


The Honourable Mobina S. B. Jaffer, Chair

The Honourable Patrick Brazeau, Deputy Chair

The Honourable Senators:

Andreychuk, Ataullahjan, *Cowan (or Tardif), Dyck, Harb, Hubley, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Ngo, White

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)