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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


Thursday, June 16, 2016
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 (in camera)

Issue No. 11

First (final) meeting:

Bill S-217, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (detention in custody)

and

Seventeenth meeting:

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

INCLUDING:
THE SEVENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill S-217, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (detention in custody)).


WITNESSES

Thursday, June 16, 2016

The Honourable Senator Bob Runciman, sponsor of the bill;

Michael Cooper, Member of Parliament, St-Albert - Edmonton.

As an individual:

Shelley Wynn.

Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police:

Rachel Huntsman, Legal Counsel, Royal Newfoundland Constabulary;

David Truax, Superintendent, Ontario Provincial Police;

Lara Malashenko, Legal Counsel, Ottawa Police Service.

Mounted Police Professional Association of Canada:

Rae Banwarie, President (by video conference).

Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness:

John Muise, Director of Public Safety.


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), Dagenais, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Jaffer, Joyal, P.C., McInnis, McIntyre, Plett, Sinclair, 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 McIntyre replaced the Honourable Senator Beyak (June 16, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Beyak replaced the Honourable Senator McIntyre (June 16, 2016).