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All Studies & Bills

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

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Studies & Bills Committee Date Referred Session  note  note
Bill C-15B, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cruelty to animals and firearms) and the Firearms Act
LCJC (2002-06-13)
Bill C-5, An Act respecting the protection of wildlife species at risk in Canada
ENEV (2002-06-13)
Bill S-18, An Act to Amend the Food and Drugs Act (clean drinking water)
LCJC (2002-06-13)
The examination on the administration and operation of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act
BANC (2002-06-12)
Bill C-441, An Act to change the names of certain electoral districts
LCJC (2002-06-06)
Thursday, June 13, 2002 at 10:50 AM
  • Peter Adams, M.P. (House of Commons:)
  • Diane R. Davidson, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer and Chief Legal Counsel (Elections Canada)
  • Jean-Pierre Kingsley, Chief Electoral Officer (From Elections Canada:)
  • Carol Lesage, Director of Parliamentary Representation (Elections Canada:)
Study on the administrative contract now in existence at the Goose Bay, Labrador airfield, as well as the Request for Proposals to renew the contract, to ascertain the effectiveness of this method of base operations in Canada in providing services for both military and non-military training activities
NFFN (2002-06-06)
Tuesday, June 18, 2002 at 1:00 PM
  • Mr. Rex Goudie, Assistant Deputy Minister of Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs (From the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador:)
  • Mr. Dave Hunt, President (From the Labrador North Chamber of Commerce:)
  • Mr. John McGrath (From the Labrador North Chamber of Commerce:)
  • Mr. Lawrence O'Brien, M.P. (Member of Parliament for Labrador:)
  • Mr. Dennis Peck, Director of Economic Development (From the Town of Happy Valley - Goose Bay:)
  • Mr. Doug Smith, Assistant Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs (From the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador:)
  • Peter Woodward, Chair of Premier's Advisory Council on the Economy and Technology (From the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador)
Tuesday, June 18, 2002 at 9:32 AM
  • Mr John MacLennan, National President ( Union of National Defence Employees)
  • Colonel Robert Bertrand, Director, Air Comptrollership and Business Management (From the Department of National Defence:)
  • Mr. Randy Ford, Local President of Serco Employees (From the Union of National Defence Employees:)
  • Colonel Alan D. Hunter, Director, Air Force Employment (From the Department of National Defence:)
  • Mr. Jim Richardson, Director Major Service Delivery Procurement (From the Department of National Defence:)
  • Mr. Frank Young, General Manager, Goose Bay Office (From the Department of National Defence:)
Bill C-47, An Act respecting the taxation of spirits, wine and tobacco and the treatment of ships' stores
BANC (2002-05-30)
Thursday, June 6, 2002 at 11:00 AM
  • Patricia Malone, Chief, Excise Act Review, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (As an Individual)
  • Mr. C. William Ross, President (From the Canadian Vintners Association)
  • Mr. Brian Willis, Senior Chief, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (From the Department of Finance)
Wednesday, June 5, 2002 at 3:30 PM
  • Andre J. Bergeron, Vice-President (From the Association of Canadian Airport Duty Free Operators:)
  • Rob Cunningham, Senior Policy Analyst. (Fom the Canadian Cancer Society:)
  • Kathy Kendall, The Nuance Group (Canada); André Bergeron, Association of Canadian Duty Free Operators; Remo Mancini, Canadian Transit Company, Ambassador Bridge, Windsor, Ontario. (From the Association of Canadian Airport Duty Free Operators:)
  • Patricia Malone, Chief, Excise Act Review, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (As an Individual)
  • Barbara Stymiest, President & CEO. (* By Video-conference From the Toronto Stock Exchange:)
  • Bryon Wilfert, M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance; Patricia Malone, Chief, Excise Act Review, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch; (Fom the Department of Finance:)
  • Brian Willis, Senior Chief, Excise Act, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch. (As an Individual)
Report of the Chief Electoral Officer for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, pursuant to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-21, sbs 72(2)
LCJC (2002-05-28)
Bill C-50, An Act to amend certain Acts as a result of the accession of the People's Republic of China to the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization
AEFA (2002-05-09)
Wednesday, June 5, 2002 at 3:55 PM
  • Ray Boomgaardt, Special Counsel, Trade Law Bureau of Vital Statistics (From the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
  • Guillaume Cliche, International Relations Officer, Trade Remedies and General Trade Relations (From the Department of Finance)
  • Steven Goodinson, Trade Policy Officer, Tariffs and Market Access Division (From the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
Tuesday, June 4, 2002 at 6:00 PM
  • Guillaume Cliche, International Relations Officer, Trade Remedies and General Trade Relations (From the Department of Finance)
  • Andrea Lyon, Director, Tariffs and Market Access Division (From Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
  • John Morrison, Director, China and Mongolia Division (From the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
That the motion, together with the Message from the House of Commons concerning Bill C-15A, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to amend other Acts
LCJC (2002-05-07)
Wednesday, May 8, 2002 at 4:12 PM
  • Lucie Angers, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice:)
  • John Mark Keyes, Director, Legislative Policy and Development (Department of Justice)
  • Carole Morency, Senior Counsel, Family, Children and Youth Section (Department of Justice)
  • Warren J. Newman, General Counsel, Constitutional and Administrative Law Section (From the Department of Justice:)
  • Marc Tremblay, Senior Counsel, Official Languages Law Group (Department of Justice:)
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Orders of Reference

A committee’s order of reference is the Order of the Senate that authorizes it to examine a bill or to undertake a special study. Most committees require an order of reference before they can undertake such work. Three standing committees do, however, have permanent orders of reference, allowing them to undertake their work without waiting for a specific order of reference. These are the Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament (responsible for proposing amendments to the rules of the Senate, examining questions of privilege and consideration of the orders and customs of the Senate and privileges of Parliament), the Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration (responsible for the financial and administrative matters relating to the internal management of the Senate) and the Committee on Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Senators.