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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013

Chair: The Honourable RICHARD NEUFELD


Thursday, December 5, 2013
Thursday, December 12, 2013

Issue No. 3

First and second meetings on:

The subject-matter of Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement certain provisions of the Northwest Territories Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement and to repeal or make amendments to the Territorial Lands Act, the Northwest Territories Waters Act, the MacKenzie Valley Resource Management Act, other Acts and certain orders and regulations


APPEARING

The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, P.C., M.P., Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development


WITNESSES

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada:

Paula Isaak, Director General, Natural Resources and Environment Branch;

Wayne Walsh, Director, Northwest Devolution Negotiations;

Tara Shannon, Director, Resource Policy and Programs Directorate.

Department of Justice Canada:

Tom Isaac, Senior Counsel, Negotiations, Northern Affairs and Federal Interlocutor.

Government of the Northwest Territories:

The Honourable Bob McLeod, Premier of the Northern Territories.

Michael Miltenberger, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources;

Shaleen Woodward, Assistant Deputy Minister of Devolution Implementation.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada:

Paula Isaak, Director General, Natural Resources and Environment Branch;

Wayne Walsh, Director, Northwest Devolution Negotiations;

Tara Shannon, Director, Resource Policy and Programs Directorate;

Alison Lobsinger, Manager, Legislation and Policy.

Department of Justice Canada:

Tom Isaac, Senior Counsel, Negotiations, Northern Affairs and Federal Interlocutor.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Richard Neufeld, Chair

The Honourable Grant Mitchell, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Black, Boisvenu, *Carignan (or Martin), *Cowan (or Fraser), Frum, MacDonald, Massicotte, Patterson, Ringuette, Seidman, Sibbeston, Wallace

* Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)