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Social Affairs, Science and Technology

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

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12-13


Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Thursday, February 7, 2013

Issue No. 30

First and second meetings on:

Bill C-316, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (incarceration)


Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Richard Harris, Member of Parliament for Cariboo— Prince George, sponsor of the bill.

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada:

Mireille Laroche, Director General, Employment Insurance Policy.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Canadian Criminal Justice Association:

Justin Piché, Member, Policy Review Committee.

John Howard Society of Canada:

Catherine Latimer, Executive Director.

Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies:

Kim Pate, Executive Director.

United Way of Calgary:

Loreen Gilmour, Director, Poverty Initiatives and Research.

Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime:

Heidi Illingworth, Executive Director.


The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Chair

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


The Honourable Senators:

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

* 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 Boisvenu replaced the Honourable Senator Verner, P.C. (February 6, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Verner, P.C. replaced the Honourable Senator Maltais (December 10, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Eaton replaced the Honourable Senator Duffy (December 10, 2012).

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