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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013

Chair: The Honourable BOB RUNCIMAN


Thursday, November 7, 2013
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Issue No. 1

Organization meeting
and
First and second (final) meetings on:

The subject-matter of Division 19 of Part 3 of Bill C-4, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 21, 2013 and other measures

INCLUDING:
THE FIRST REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Rule 12-26 — Expenses incurred by the committee during the First Session of the Forty-first Parliament)
THE SECOND REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(The subject-matter of those elements contained in Division 19 of Part 3 of Bill C-4)


APPEARING

The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada


WITNESSES

Thursday, November 21, 2013

As individuals:

Paul Daly, Assistant Professor of Law, Université de Montréal;

Benoît Pelletier, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa;

The Honourable Michel Bastarache, former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada;

Carissima Mathen, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Department of Justice Canada:

Jonathan Shanks, Counsel, Constitutional, Administrative and International Law Section.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Bob Runciman, Chair

The Honourable George Baker, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Batters, Boisvenu, Braley, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), *Cowan (or Fraser), Dagenais, Frum, Jaffer, Joyal, P.C., McIntyre, Plett, Rivest

*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 Braley replaced the Honourable Senator McInnis (November 21, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Plett replaced the Honourable Senator Beyak (November 21, 2013).

The Honourable Senator McInnis replaced the Honourable Senator Braley (November 21, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Beyak replaced the Honourable Senator Plett (November 20, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Plett replaced the Honourable Senator White (November 7, 2013).