Report of the committee

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples has the honour to table its

FIRST REPORT

Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate to incur expenses for the purpose of its examination and consideration of such matters as were referred to it, tables, pursuant to rule 12-26(2), the following report on expenses incurred for that purpose during the Second Session of the Forty-first Parliament:

1.  With respect to its examination and consideration of legislation:

2013-2014


General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
2,143

SUBTOTAL$2,143







2014-2015


General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
9,417

SUBTOTAL$9,417







2015-2016


General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0





TOTAL$11,560




2.  With respect to its special study on the federal government’s constitutional, treaty, political and legal responsibilities to First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples and other matters generally relating to the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada authorized by the Senate on Thursday, November 21, 2013:

2013-2014


General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
3,833

SUBTOTAL$3,833







2014-2015


General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0







2015-2016


General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0





TOTAL$3,833




3.  With respect to its special study on the challenges relating to First Nations infrastructure on reserves authorized by the Senate on Tuesday, February 25, 2014:

2013-2014





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
2,275

SUBTOTAL$2,275







2014-2015





General Expenses$0

Activity 1: Vancouver Island-BC interior
57,385

Activity 2: Ontario
82,161

Activity 3: Maniwaki
1,017

Activité 4: Nova Scotia
24,757

Total Activities
165,320

Witness Expenses
38,865

SUBTOTAL$204,186







2015-2016





General Expenses$7,838

Witness Expenses
5,728

SUBTOTAL$13,565





TOTAL$220,026




In addition to the expenses for its studies as set out above, your committee also incurred general postal charges of $94.

During the session, your committee held 70 meetings (124 hours, 49 minutes), heard 213 witnesses and submitted 12 reports in relation to its work. Your committee examined 6 bills (C-9, C-16, C-25, C-34, C-63, C-428) and received a total of 10 orders of reference.

Respectfully submitted,

LILLIAN EVA DYCK

Chair