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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013-14-15

Chair: The Honourable BOB RUNCIMAN


Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Issue No. 26

First (final) meeting:

Bill C-47, An Act 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

Third (final) meeting:

Bill C-479, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fairness for victims)

First meeting:

Bill C-452, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (exploitation and trafficking in persons)

INCLUDING:
THE TWENTY-SECOND REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-47, An Act 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)

THE TWENTY-THIRD REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-479, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fairness for victims))


WITNESSES

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Maria Mourani, Member of Parliament for Ahuntsic, sponsor of the bill.

Criminal Lawyers' Association:

Leo Russomanno, Member and Criminal Defence Counsel;

Anne London-Weinstein, Director, Board of Directors.

Montreal Police Service (SPVM):

Dominic Monchamp, Detective Sergeant.


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, Jaffer, Joyal, P.C., LeBreton, P.C., McInnis, McIntyre, Munson, Plett

*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 Fraser (February 18, 2015).

The Honourable Senator Jaffer replaced the Honourable Senator Cowan (February 18, 2015).

The Honourable Senator LeBreton, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator White (February 18, 2015).

The Honourable Senator Fraser replaced the Honourable Senator Joyal, P.C. (February 18, 2015).

The Honourable Senator Cowan replaced the Honourable Senator Jaffer (February 18, 2015).

The Honourable Senator White replaced the Honourable Senator Frum (February 9, 2015).