Witnesses

Information prior to the 40th Parliament is from notices of meetings. For the official record, please refer to the related minutes and transcripts.

There are limited electronic records available for the period prior to the 35th Parliament. For historical information, please contact: ctm@sen.parl.gc.ca or 1-800-267-7362

Date Org. Name/Title Studies & Bills Session  Note
June 12, 2007 As an individual Henri Bagdadi, Independent Interpreter That the Senate should recognize the inalienable right of the first inhabitants of the land now known as Canada to use their ancestral language to communicate for any purpose; and that, to facilitate the expression of this right, the Senate should immediately take the necessary administrative and technical measures so that senators wishing to use their ancestral language in this House may do so [Link to the notice of this meeting]
June 12, 2007 Translation Bureau Alain Wood, Director, Interpretation and Parliamentary Translation That the Senate should recognize the inalienable right of the first inhabitants of the land now known as Canada to use their ancestral language to communicate for any purpose; and that, to facilitate the expression of this right, the Senate should immediately take the necessary administrative and technical measures so that senators wishing to use their ancestral language in this House may do so [Link to the notice of this meeting]
May 29, 2007 Senate of Canada The Honourable Dan Hays, P.C., Senator Examine and report upon the current provisions of the Constitution Act, 1867 that relate to the Senate and the need and means to modernize such provisions, either by means of the appropriate amending formula in the Act and/or through modifications to the Rules of the Senate [Link to the notice of this meeting]
May 2, 2007 House of Lords David R. Beamish, Reading Clerk Pursuant to Rule 48(1), the question that whenever the Senate is sitting, the proceedings of the upper chamber, like those of the lower one, be televised, or otherwise audio-visually recorded, so that those proceedings can be carried live or replayed on CPAC, or any other television station, at times that are convenient for Canadians [Link to the notice of this meeting]
May 2, 2007 House of Lords Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury Pursuant to Rule 48(1), the question that whenever the Senate is sitting, the proceedings of the upper chamber, like those of the lower one, be televised, or otherwise audio-visually recorded, so that those proceedings can be carried live or replayed on CPAC, or any other television station, at times that are convenient for Canadians [Link to the notice of this meeting]
May 2, 2007 House of Lords Lord Graham of Edmonton Pursuant to Rule 48(1), the question that whenever the Senate is sitting, the proceedings of the upper chamber, like those of the lower one, be televised, or otherwise audio-visually recorded, so that those proceedings can be carried live or replayed on CPAC, or any other television station, at times that are convenient for Canadians [Link to the notice of this meeting]
May 2, 2007 House of Lords Barbara Long, Director of Parliamentary Broadcasting Pursuant to Rule 48(1), the question that whenever the Senate is sitting, the proceedings of the upper chamber, like those of the lower one, be televised, or otherwise audio-visually recorded, so that those proceedings can be carried live or replayed on CPAC, or any other television station, at times that are convenient for Canadians [Link to the notice of this meeting]
March 20, 2007 Senate of Canada Charles Robert, Principal Clerk, Chamber and Procedure Office Pursuant to Rule 86(1)(f)(i), consideration of the notice requirements for questions of privilege. [Link to the notice of this meeting]
March 20, 2007 Senate of Canada Charles Robert, Principal Clerk, Chamber and Procedure Office Pursuant to Rule 86(1)(f)(i), consideration of the reinstatement of bills. [Link to the notice of this meeting]
February 14, 2007 Senate of Canada Mark Audcent, Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel That the Senate should recognize the inalienable right of the first inhabitants of the land now known as Canada to use their ancestral language to communicate for any purpose; and that, to facilitate the expression of this right, the Senate should immediately take the necessary administrative and technical measures so that senators wishing to use their ancestral language in this House may do so [Link to the notice of this meeting]
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