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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Official Languages

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12

Chair: The Honourable MARIA CHAPUT


Monday, May 7, 2012
Monday, May 14, 2012

Issue No. 10

Fifteenth and sixteenth meetings on:

The use of the Internet, new media and social media and the respect for Canadians' language rights

and

Third and fourth meetings on:

CBC/Radio-Canada's obligations under the Official Languages Act and some aspects of the Broadcasting Act

INCLUDING:
THE FOURTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Special study budget 2012-13 — The use of the Internet, new media and social media and the respect for Canadians' language rights)


WITNESSES

Monday, May 7, 2012

Association de la presse francophone:

Francis Potié, Director General.

Alliance des radios communautaires du Canada:

Simon Forgues, Development and Communications Officer.

Quebec Community Newspapers Association:

Richard Tardif, Executive Director.

Monday, May 14, 2012

English-Language Arts Network:

Guy Rodgers, Executive Director (by video conference);

Geoff Agombar, Office Manager (by video conference).

Quebec English-language Production Council:

Kirwan Cox, Researcher (by video conference).

Association canadienne d'éducation de langue française:

Yves St-Maurice, President;

Richard Lacombe, Executive Director.

Fédération nationale des conseils scolaires francophones:

Roger Paul, Executive Director.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Maria Chaput, Chair

The Honourable Andrée Champagne, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

*Cowan (or Tardif), De Bané, P.C., Fortin-Duplessis, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Losier-Cool, Mockler, Poirier, Segal, Tardif

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Tardif replaced the Honourable Senator Robichaud, P.C. (May 8, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Robichaud, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Tardif (May 3, 2012).