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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013-14

Chair: The Honourable BOB RUNCIMAN


Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Thursday, February 27, 2014

Issue No. 3

Third (final) meeting on:

Bill C-217, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mischief relating to war memorials)

First meeting on:

Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the National Defence Act (mental disorder)

INCLUDING:
THE THIRD REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-217, An Act to amend the Criminal Code)


APPEARING

Thursday, February 27, 2014

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


WITNESSES

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Justice Canada:

Michael E. Zigayer, Senior Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section.


Thursday, February 27, 2014

Justice Canada:

Carole Morency, Director General and Senior General Counsel;

Julie Besner, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section.

Ontario Review Board and Review Boards of Canada:

The Honourable Mr. Justice Richard D. Schneider, Chair.

Schizophrenia Society of Canada:

Chris Summerville, Chief Executive Officer.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health:

Dr. Alexander Simpson, Chief of Forensic Psychiatry.

Royal Ottawa Health Care Group:

Dr. John Bradford, Forensic Program and Professor of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Bob Runciman, Chair

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

and

The Honourable Senators:

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

*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 Tkachuk replaced the Honourable Senator Boisvenu (February 27, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Jaffer replaced the Honourable Senator Day (February 27, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Day replaced the Honourable Senator Dallaire (February 25, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Dallaire replaced the Honourable Senator Jaffer (February 24, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Jaffer replaced the Honourable Senator Day (February 13, 2014).