Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Official Languages

Issue 20 - Minutes of Proceedings - June 3, 2013

OTTAWA, Monday, June 3, 2013


The Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages met this day, at 4 p.m., in room 9, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Maria Chaput, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Champagne, P.C., Chaput, De Bané, P.C., Fortin- Duplessis, McIntyre, Mockler and Tardif (7).

In attendance: Marie-Ève Hudon, Analyst, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament; Brigitte Lemay, Communications Officer, Senate Communications Directorate.

Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Monday, March 25, 2013, the committee continued its study on the impacts of recent changes to the immigration system on official language minority communities. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 19.)


Carrefour des femmes du sud-ouest de l'Ontario:

Émilie-Françoise Crakondji, Executive Director.

Ms. Crakondji made a statement and answered questions.

At 4:58 p.m., the committee suspended.

At 5:02 p.m., the committee resumed.

At 5:15 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Danielle Labonté

Clerk of the Committee