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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16

Chair: The Honourable JIM MUNSON


Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Issue No. 8

Sixth and seventh meetings:

Issues relating to human rights and, inter alia, to review the machinery of government dealing with Canada's international and national human rights obligations

and

Fifth meeting:

Study on steps being taken to facilitate the integration of newly-arrived Syrian refugees and to address the challenges they are facing, including by the various levels of government, private sponsors and non-governmental organizations

INCLUDING:
THE FOURTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(The Forgotten Many: Human Rights and North Korean Defectors)


WITNESSES

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Foundation for Defense of Democracies:

Sheryl Saperia, Director of Policy (Canada).

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

As an individual:

Vu minh Khanh, Human Rights Advocate.

VOICE Canada:

Hoi Trinh, Executive Director.

Global Affairs Canada:

Evelyn Puxley, Director, South East Asia and Oceania Relations Division.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Jim Munson, Chair

The Honourable Salma Ataullahjan, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

        Andreychuk, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Gagné, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Hubley, Martin, Nancy Ruth, Ngo, Omidvar

*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 Andreychuk replaced the Honourable Senator Mockler (June 15, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Mockler replaced the Honourable Senator Andreychuk (June 15, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Frum was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (June 8, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Cordy was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (June 8, 2016).