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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16

Chair: The Honourable BOB RUNCIMAN

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Thursday, April 14, 2016

Issue No. 6

Eleventh and twelfth meetings:

Study on matters pertaining to delays in Canada's criminal justice system


Wednesday, April 13, 2016

As individuals:

The Honourable François Rolland, Retired Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Quebec;

Anthony Doob, Professor, Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto;

Cheryl Webster, Associate Professor, Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa;

Carl Baar, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Brock University.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Ottawa Police Service:

Craig Fairbairn, Drug Treatment Court Liaison Officer, Central Neighbourhood Unit.

Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services:

Marion Wright, Clinical Director.

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse:

Rebecca Jesseman, Senior Policy Advisor.

As an individual:

Dr. Keith Ahamad, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia.


The Honourable Bob Runciman, Chair

The Honourable Mobina S. B. Jaffer, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

        Baker, P.C., Batters, Boisvenu, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Dagenais, Fraser, *Harder, P.C., Joyal, P.C., McInnis, McIntyre, Plett, White

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)