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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, November 26, 2014
Thursday, November 27, 2014

Issue No. 22

Fifth and sixth (final) meetings:

Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act

Third (final) meeting:

Document entitled Proposals to correct certain anomalies, inconsistencies and errors and to deal with other matters of a non-controversial and uncomplicated nature in the Statutes of Canada and to repeal certain provisions that have expired, lapsed or otherwise ceased to have effect

First (final) meeting:

The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 4 of Part 4 of Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures

INCLUDING:
THE SEVENTEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal assistance in Criminal Matters Act)

THE EIGHTEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Subject matter of those elements contained in Division 4 of Part 4 of Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures)

THE NINETEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(The document entitled Proposals to correct certain anomalies, inconsistencies and errors and to deal with other matters of a non-controversial and uncomplicated nature in the Statutes of Canada and to repeal certain provisions that have expired, lapsed or otherwise ceased to have effect, tabled in the Senate on May 15, 2014)


WITNESSES

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

As individuals:

Glen Canning (by video conference).

London Anti-Bullying Coalition:

Corina Morrison, Co-founder and Executive Director;

Linda Steel, Member, Board of Directors.

Kids Internet Safety Alliance:

Paul Gillespie, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Boost Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention:

Karyn Kennedy, Executive Director.

As an individual:

David Fraser, Partner, McInnes Cooper.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Justice Canada:

Carole Morency, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section;

Normand Wong, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section;

Hal Pruden, Legal Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section.

Ottawa Senators Foundation:

Jonathan Bodden, Vice President, Corporate and Community Relations.

Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario:

Donald Bourgeois, General Counsel and Director of Legal Services.


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, Plett, Rivard, 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 Rivard replaced the Honourable Senator McIntyre (November 26, 2014).

The Honourable Senator McIntyre replaced the Honourable Senator Raine (November 26, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Raine replaced the Honourable Senator McIntyre (November 26, 2014).