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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, May 13, 2015
Thursday, May 14, 2015

Issue No. 31

Fourth (final) meeting:

Bill C-377, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act
(requirements for labour organizations)

and

Second and third meetings:

Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

INCLUDING:
THE TWENTY-SEVENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-377, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act
(requirements for labour organizations))


WITNESSES

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Safer Ottawa:

Chris Grinham, Co-Founder.

Drug Prevention Network of Canada:

Chuck Doucette, President (by video conference).

Insite - Supervised Injection Site:

Russell Maynard, Program Director.

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network:

Richard Elliott, Executive Director.

Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police:

Bryan Larkin, Member, Drug Abuse Committee, Chief, Waterloo Regional Police Service.

Criminal Lawyers' Association:

Michael Spratt, Member and Criminal Defence Counsel.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Canadian Medical Association:

Dr. Jeff Blackmer, Vice-President, Medical Professionalism;

Jean Nelson, Director, Legal Services.

Canadian Police Association:

Tom Stamatakis, President (by video conference).

Canadian Association of Nurses in HIV/AIDS Care (CANAC):

Marilou Gagnon, Expert Advisor Policy, Research, and Advocacy.

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse:

Rebecca Jesseman, Director.

As individuals:

Donna May;

Dean Wilson.

Urban League of London:

Greg Thompson, President (by video conference).


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, Eaton, Jaffer, Joyal, P.C., McInnis, McIntyre, Plett, White

*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 (May 13, 2015).

The Honourable Senator Ringuette was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (May 13, 2015).

The Honourable Senator Eaton replaced the Honourable Senator Boisvenu (May 13, 2015).

The Honourable Senator Boisvenu replaced the Honourable Senator Wells (May 13, 2015).

The Honourable Senator White replaced the Honourable Senator Manning (May 13, 2015).

The Honourable Senator Fraser replaced the Honourable Senator Joyal, P.C. (May 13, 2015).

The Honourable Senator Manning replaced the Honourable Senator White (May 12, 2015).

The Honourable Senator Wells replaced the Honourable Senator Boisvenu (May 12, 2015).