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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, April 30, 2014
Thursday, May 1, 2014

Issue No. 8

Seventh and eighth meetings on:

The subject-matter of Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to certain Acts


WITNESSES

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

As individuals:

Gail Lynch, Returning Officer for Ottawa Centre, Elections Canada;

Brigitte Giesbrecht, Returning Officer for Provencher, Elections Canada;

André Blais, Professor, University of Montréal (by video conference);

David E. Smith, Professor Emeritus, University of Saskatchewan.


Thursday, May 1, 2014

As individuals:

Ian Lee, Associate Professor, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University;

Louis Massicotte, Professor, Université Laval.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Bob Runciman, Chair

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

and

The Honourable Senators:

Batters, Boisvenu, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), *Cowan (or Fraser), Dagenais, Frum, Joyal, P.C., McInnis, McIntyre, Moore, 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 Joyal, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Jaffer (April 30, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Jaffer replaced the Honourable Senator Joyal, P.C. (April 30, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Moore replaced the Honourable Senator Jaffer (April 16, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Jaffer replaced the Honourable Senator Moore (April 16, 2014).