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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17-18-19

Chair: The Honourable WANDA ELAINE THOMAS BERNARD


Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Issue No. 40

Thirty-seventh meeting:
Study on the issues relating to the human rights of prisoners in the correctional system

and

Tenth meeting:
Examine and monitor issues relating to human rights and, inter alia, to review the machinery of government dealing with Canada's international and national human rights obligations


WITNESSES

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

UCCO-SACC-CSN:

Jason Godin, National President;

Éric Thibault, National Vice-President.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

As individuals:

Alisa Lombard, Lawyer and Partner, Semaganis Worme Lombard;

Karen Stote, Author and Assistant Professor, Women and Gender Studies Program, Wilfrid Laurier University.

Amnesty International:

Jackie Hansen, Gender Rights Campaigner.

Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights:

Sandeep Prasad, Executive Director.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Wanda Elaine Thomas Bernard, Chair

The Honourable Salma Ataullahjan, Deputy Chair

The Honourable Jane Cordy, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Boyer, Brazeau, *Day (or Mercer), *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare) (or Mitchell), Hartling, Ngo, Pate, *Smith (or Martin), Wells, *Woo (or Saint-Germain)

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the orders of the Senate of November 7, 2017 and of November 20, 2018, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Wells replaced the Honourable Senator Martin (February 28, 2019).