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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, November 2, 2016
Thursday, November 3, 2016

Issue No. 15

Twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth meetings:

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


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

DSN Consulting:

Scott Newark, Public Policy Consultant.

As individuals:

Rick Audas, Associate Professor Health Statistics and Economics, Memorial University (by video conference).

David Bird, Retired Counsel, Department of Justice Canada.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

As an individual:

The Honourable Neil Wittmann, Chief Justice, Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (by video conference).

Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services:

Anthony Tessarolo, Director, Centre of Forensic Sciences.


The Honourable Bob Runciman, Chair

The Honourable George Baker, P.C., Deputy Chair


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)