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

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12

Chair: The Honourable KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE


Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Thursday, December 6, 2012

Issue No. 28

First and second (final) meetings on:

Bill C-44, An Act to amend the Amend the Canada Labour Code and the Employment Insurance Act and to make consequential amendments to the Income Tax Act and the Income Tax Regulations.

INCLUDING:
THE SEVENTEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-44)


APPEARING

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

The Honourable Diane Finley, P.C., M.P., Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, P.C., M.P., Minister of Labour


WITNESSES

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada:

Mireille Laroche, Director General, Employment Insurance Policy;

Anthony Giles, Director General, Strategic Policy, Analysis and Workplace Information Directorate.

Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime:

Sue O'Sullivan, Federal Ombudsman.

Association of Familiees of Persons Assassinated or Disappeared:

Michel Surprenant, Chair, Board of Directors.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Canadian Cancer Society:

Denise Page, Senior Health Policy Analyst.

Canadian Paediatric Society:

Marie-Adèle Davis, Executive Director.

Cavalluzzo Shilton McIntyre Cornish LLP:

Stephen Moreau, Partner.

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada:

Jean-François Roussy, Director, Employment Insurance Policy;

Laurent Quintal, Assistant Director, Strategic Policy, Labour Program.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Chair

The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Cordy, *Cowan (or Tardif), Dyck, Eaton, Enverga, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Martin, Merchant, Munson, Seidman, Seth, Verner, P.C.

* 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 Enverga replaced the Honourable Senator Boisvenu (December 6, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Boisvenu replaced the Honourable Senator Enverga (December 5, 2012).