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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17

Chair: The Honourable BOB RUNCIMAN


Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Issue No. 27

Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)

and

Fifth (final) meeting:

Bill C-37, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

and

Second meeting:

Examine and report on the reports of the Chief Electoral Officer on the 42nd General Election of October 19, 2015 and associated matters dealing with Elections Canada's conduct of the election

INCLUDING:
THE FOURTEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-37)


WITNESSES

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Health Canada:

Kristen Mattison, Director, Controlled Substances Directorate;

Miriam Brouillet, Legal Counsel, Health Canada Legal Services.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Office of the Commissioner of Canada Elections:

Yves Côté, Commissioner of Canada Elections;

Marc Chénier, General Counsel and Senior Director, Legal Services.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Bob Runciman, Chair

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

and

The Honourable Senators:

Batters, Boisvenu, Boniface, Dagenais, Dupuis, Frum, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Jaffer, Joyal, P.C., Omidvar, Pate, Pratte, Sinclair, *Smith (or Martin), White

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the order of the Senate of December 7, 2016, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Frum replaced the Honourable Senator McIntyre (April 12, 2017).

The Honourable Senator White replaced the Honourable Senator Doyle (April 7, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Omidvar replaced the Honourable Senator Griffin (April 7, 2017).