Proceedings of the Subcommittee on
Human Resources

Issue No. 1 - Minutes of Proceedings - June 19, 2018

OTTAWA, Tuesday, June 19, 2018


The Subcommittee on Human Resources met this day at 5:53 p.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Raymonde Saint-Germain, presiding.

Members of the subcommittee present: The Honourable Senators Jaffer, Moncion, Saint-Germain and Tannas (4).

Other senator present: The Honourable Senator McPhedran (1).

Also in attendance: Laurence Brosseau and Mayra Perez-Leclerc, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament; Ariane Larouche, Legislative Clerk.

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to rule 12-7(1) of the Rules of the Senate, the subcommittee continued its consideration of financial and administrative matters concerning the Senate's internal administration.

Topic: Review of the Senate's Harassment Policy


University of Ottawa:

Katherine Lippel, Professor and holder of the Canada Research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law.

Canadian Human Rights Commission:

Monette Maillet, Deputy Executive Director and Senior General Counsel;

Fiona Keith, Legal Counsel, Legal Services Division;

Marcella Daye, Senior Policy Advisor, Policy, Research and International Division.

Ms. Lippel made a statement and answered questions.

At 6:06 p.m., the deputy chair, the Honourable Senator Tannas, took the chair.

At 6:32 p.m., the subcommittee suspended.

At 6:34 p.m., the subcommittee resumed.

Ms. Maillet made a statement and, together with Ms. Daye et Ms. Keith, answered questions.

At 6:57 p.m., the subcommittee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Daniel Charbonneau
Clerk of the Subcommittee