Report of the committee

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

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 First Session of the Forty-second Parliament:

1.Witness Expenses$164,645

 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 Tuesday, February 2, 2016:

General Expenses$200

 3. With respect to its special study on best practices and on-going challenges relating to housing in First Nation and Inuit communities in Nunavut, Nunavik, Nunatsiavut and the Northwest Territories, authorized by the Senate on Tuesday, February 18, 2016 (final report tabled March 2017):

General Expenses$8,350
Travel Expenses125,375
TOTAL$135,725

 4. With respect to its special study on the new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, authorized by the Senate on Tuesday, December 15, 2016:

General Expenses$2,369
Travel Expenses233,762
TOTAL$236,131

During the session, your committee held 130 meetings (242 hours 4 minutes), heard 489 witnesses and submitted 23 reports in relation to its work. Your committee examined seven bills and received a total of 20 orders of reference.

During the First Session of the Forty-third Parliament the committee was not created and therefore did not incur any expenses.

Respectfully submitted,

Daniel Christmas

Chair