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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


Monday, June 16, 2014
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Issue No. 14

First (final) meeting on:

Bill C-37, An Act to change the names of certain electoral districts and to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act

Second (final) meeting on:

Bill S-221, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

INCLUDING:
THE TWELFTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-37, An Act to change the names of certain electoral districts and to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act)

THE THIRTEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill S-221, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators))


APPEARING

Monday, June 16, 2014

The Honourable Peter Van Loan, P.C., M.P., Leader of the Government in the House of Commons


WITNESSES

Monday, June 16, 2014

Elections Canada:

Marc Mayrand, Chief Electoral Officer.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Amalgamated Transit Union:

Robin West, International Vice President.

Amalgamated Transit Union Local 279:

Suzanne Burgess, Member.

Unifor Local 111:

Nathan Woods, President.

City of Ottawa:

Diane Deans, Councillor and Transit Commission Chair.

Canadian Urban Transit Association:

Patrick Leclerc, Vice President;

Alex Maheu, Manager of Government Relations and Policy.


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, Jaffer, Joyal, P.C., McInnis, McIntyre, Plett, Rivest

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Plett replaced the Honourable Senator MacDonald (June 12, 2014).