Report of the committee

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology has the honour to present its


Your committee, to which was referred Bill S-223, An Act respecting Kindness Week, has, in obedience to the order of reference of Wednesday, March 17, 2021, examined the said bill and now reports the same without amendment but with certain observations, which are appended to this report.

Respectfully submitted,



to the Third Report of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

(Bill S-223)

Your committee acknowledges the valuable information provided by the sponsor of the Bill, the Honourable Senator Jim Munson, during his appearance on April 1, 2021.

Your committee also acknowledges the relevant testimony heard during a previous consideration of this Bill, in the First Session of Forty-second Parliament, as follows:

Thursday, November 1, 2018

The Honourable Senator Jim Munson, sponsor of the bill.

Rabbi Reuven Bulka, Rabbi Emeritus, Congregation Machzikei Hadas, Kind Canada Généreux;

Jeff Turner, Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Kind Canada Généreux;

Jennifer Levine, Volunteer, Kind Canada Généreux.

Given the comprehensive nature of the testimony previously received, your committee is satisfied with its examination of this bill.