Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Issue 21 - Minutes of Proceedings - June 10, 2013
OTTAWA, Monday, June 10, 2013
The Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages met this day in room
9, Victoria Building, at 5 p.m., the chair, the Honourable Maria Chaput,
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators
Champagne, P.C., Chaput, De Bané, P.C., Fortin- Duplessis, McIntyre, Mockler,
Poirier, Robichaud, P.C., and Tardif (9).
In attendance: Marie-Ève Hudon, Analyst, Parliamentary Information
and Research Service, Library of Parliament.
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 of best practices for language
policies and second-language learning in a context of linguistic duality or
plurality. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings
of the committee, Issue No. 18.)
Association des universités de la francophonie canadienne et
Consortium national de formation en santé:
Jocelyne Lalonde, Executive Director.
Ms. Lalonde made a presentation and answered questions.
At 6:22 p.m., the committee suspended.
At 6:25 p.m., the committee resumed in camera.
Pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee considered a draft agenda
At 6:41 p.m., the committee suspended.
At 6:42 p.m., the committee resumed in public to consider a draft budget.
After debate, it was agreed that the following special study budget
application on best practices for language policies and second-language
learning in a context of linguistic duality or plurality for the fiscal year
ending March 31, 2014, with the adjustments reflected from this meeting and
following a final review by the Senate administration that will be overseen
by the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure, be approved for submission to
the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration:
SUMMARY OF EXPENDITURES
Activity 1: Fact-finding missions in
Switzerland and Finland
At 6:44 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.