Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples

Report of the committee

Monday, June 19, 2017

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

SEVENTH REPORT

Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate on Thursday, December 15, 2016, to study a new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, respectfully requests funds for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, and requests, for the purpose of such study, that it be empowered to engage the services of such counsel, technical, clerical and other personnel as may be necessary.

Pursuant to Chapter 3:06, section 2(1)(c) of the Senate Administrative Rules, the budget submitted to the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration and the report thereon of that committee are appended to this report.

Respectfully submitted,

LILLIAN EVA DYCK

Chair

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STANDING SENATE COMMITTEE ON ABORIGINAL PEOPLES

Study on the new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples

APPLICATION FOR BUDGET AUTHORIZATION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2018

Extract from the Journals of the Senate, Thursday, December 15, 2016:

The Honourable Senator Dyck moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Watt:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples be authorized to examine and report on a new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples, including, but not limited to:

(athe history of the relationship between indigenous people and newcomers;

(bthe main principles of a new relationship; and

(cthe application of these principles to specific issues affecting indigenous people in Canada.

That the committee submit its final report no later than October 31, 2018 and that the committee retain all powers necessary to publicize its findings for 180 days after the tabling of the final report.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

Charles Robert

Clerk of the Senate

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SUMMARY OF BUDGET

General Expenses
$2,600
TOTAL

$2,600

The above budget was approved by the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

The undersigned or an alternate will be in attendance on the date that this budget is considered.












Date
Présidente du Comité sénatorial permanent des peuples autochtones
LILLIAN EVA DYCK
Chair, Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples











Date
Président du Comité permanent de la régie interne, des budgets et de l’administration
LEO HOUSAKOS
Chair, Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration

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STANDING SENATE COMMITTEE ON ABORIGINAL PEOPLES

Study on the new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples

EXPLANATION OF BUDGET ITEMS APPLICATION FOR BUDGET AUTHORIZATION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2018

GENERAL EXPENSES








PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER SERVICES









1.Hospitality - meals (0410)820


2.Knowledgeable client consultant (0469)1,200




Honoraria – Drummers, Algonquin Elder, Métis cultural practitioner, Blanker exercise facilitator, Cultural sensitive counsellor



Sub-total
$2,020








TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS









1.Charter bus (0228)400




(1 day, $400/day)



Sub-total
$400








ALL OTHER EXPENDITURES










OTHER



1.Miscellaneous expenses (0798)180









Sub-total
$180








Total
$2,600







The Senate Administration has reviewed this budget application.












Date
Blair Armitage, Principal Clerk,
Committees Directorate











Date
Nathalie Charpentier, Comptroller,
Finance and Procurement Directorate

APPENDIX (B) TO THE REPORT

Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration has examined the budget presented to it by the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples for the proposed expenditures of the said committee for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, for the purpose of its special study on a new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, as authorized by the Senate on Thursday, December 15, 2016. The approved budget is as follows:

General Expenses
$2,600
TOTAL

$2,600

Respectfully submitted,

LEO HOUSAKOS

Chair