Committees

Committees

Committees

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.

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

Studies & Bills Committee Date Referred  note  note
Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016
NFFN (2015-12-08) Link to the briefs of this witness/study
Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 12:01 PM
  • Jamie Chai Yun Liew, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
  • Sidney Frank, Director General, Syria Refugee Project (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
  • Mike MacDonald, Director General, Operational Management and Coordination (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
  • Tony Matson, Assistant Deputy Minister, Chief Financial Officer (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
  • Daniel Mills, Director General, Financial Management (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 2:30 PM
  • Chief Superintendent Michael Duheme, Director (Parliamentary Protective Service)
  • Jean Forgues, Administrative & Personnel Officer (Parliamentary Protective Service)
  • Sloane Mask, Deputy Chief Financial Officer (Parliamentary Protective Service)
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 12:17 PM
  • Renée LaFontaine, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary, Corporate Services Sector (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
  • Brian Pagan, Assistant Secretary, Expenditure Management Sector (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
Pursuant to rule 12-7(1), consideration of financial and administrative matters
CIBA (2015-12-10)
Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 8:30 AM
Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 8:30 AM
  • Brigitte Desjardins, Director General, Property and Services Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Julie Lacroix, Acting Director, Corporate Security Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Pierre Lanctôt, Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Charles Nahimana, Deputy Director, IT Project Office (House of Commons)
Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 8:01 AM
  • Claudie Besner, Director, Financial Systems, ERP and Business Analysis (The Senate of Canada)
  • Pierre Lanctôt, Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Andrew Newman, Partner, Audit Leader, Public Sector Audit (KPMG)
Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 8:30 AM
Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 8:30 AM
Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 8:30 AM
  • Mathieu Beauregard, Manager, Applications Development and Systems Integration, Information Services Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Brigitte Desjardins, Director General, Property and Services Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Tamara Dolan, Project Coordinator, Heritage and Curatorial Services (The Senate of Canada)
  • David Vatcher, Director, Information Services Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 8:30 AM
Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 8:30 AM
  • Brigitte Desjardins, Director General, Property and Services Directorate
  • Céline Éthier, Procedural Clerk
  • Caroline Morency, Director, Long Term Vision and Plan and Accommodation
  • The Honourable Senator Pierrette Ringuette, Senator
Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 8:30 AM
  • The Honourable Senator Anne C. Cools, Senator
  • The Honourable Senator Peter Harder, P.C., Government Representative in the Senate
  • Katrina Leclerc, Executive Assistant
  • The Honourable Senator Marilou McPhedran, Senator
  • David Taylor, Lawyer (Conway Baxter Wilson LLP)
Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 8:30 AM
Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 8:32 AM
Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 8:30 AM
  • Ezio DiMillo, Director General, Parliamentary Precinct Branch (Public Services and Procurement Canada)
  • Nathalie Laliberté, Director General, Parliamentary Precinct Branch (Public Services and Procurement Canada)
  • The Honourable Senator Marilou McPhedran, Senator
  • Andrew Newman, Partner, Audit Leader, Public Sector Audit (KPMG)
  • The Honourable Senator Kim Pate, Senator
  • Robert Wright, Assistant Deputy Minister , Parliamentary Precinct Branch (Public Services and Procurement Canada)
Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 8:32 AM
  • The Honourable Senator Marilou McPhedran, Senator
  • Ariel Melamedoff (As an Individual)
  • Shania Pruden (As an Individual)
Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 8:30 AM
  • Danielle Labonté, Deputy Principal Clerk (International and Interparliamentary Affairs)
  • Colette Labrecque-Riel, Clerk Assistant and Director General (International and Interparliamentary Affairs)
  • The Honourable Senator Raymonde Saint-Germain, Deputy Facilitator, Independent Senators Group (As an Individual)
  • The Honourable Senator Yuen Pau Woo, Facilitator, Independent Senators Group (As an Individual)
Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 8:31 AM
  • Danielle Labonté, Deputy Principal Clerk (International and Interparliamentary Affairs)
  • Colette Labrecque-Riel, Clerk Assistant and Director General (International and Interparliamentary Affairs)
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 12:17 PM
Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 8:31 AM
  • Nathalie Charpentier, Comptroller and Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Pascale Legault, Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Andrew Newman, Partner, Audit Leader, Public Sector Audit (KPMG)
  • Charly Thivierge-Lortie, Manager, Audit (KPMG)
Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 8:34 AM
  • Aaron Groulx, Partner, HR Transformation (Deloitte)
  • Jane MacLatchy, Chief Superintendent, Director, Parliamentary Protective Service (RCMP)
  • Mike McDonald, Director, Corporate Security (The Senate of Canada)
  • Andrea Venneri, Senior Manager, Consulting (Deloitte)
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 5:06 PM
Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 8:34 AM
Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 8:30 AM
  • Brigitte Desjardins, Director General, Property and Services Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • The Honourable Senator Scott Tannas, Senator (The Senate of Canada)
Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 8:03 AM
  • Brigitte Desjardins, Director General, Property and Services Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Tamara Dolan, Project Coordinator, Heritage and Curatorial Services (The Senate of Canada)
  • Michel Patrice, Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel and Chief Parliamentary Precinct Services Officer (The Senate of Canada)
  • S. Suzie Seo, Parliamentary Counsel, Office of the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel (The Senate of Canada)
Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 9:35 AM
Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 9:02 AM
  • Hélène Bouchard, Director, Information Services Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Monique Daigle, Chief, Compensation, Human Resources Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Pascale Legault, Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Luc Presseau, Director, Human Resources Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 9:04 AM
  • Pascale Legault, Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 8:04 AM
Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 8:03 AM
Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 8:06 AM
  • The Honourable Senator Serge Joyal, P.C., Senator
  • The Honourable Senator David M. Wells, Senator
Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 8:35 AM
  • Pascale Legault, Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Mike McDonald, Director, Corporate Security (The Senate of Canada)
Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 8:32 AM
  • The Honourable Sharon Carstairs, P.C., former senator (As an Individual)
Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 9:00 AM
  • The Honourable Senator Leo Housakos, Senate Co-Chair (Joint Interparliamentary Council)
  • Colette Labrecque-Riel, Acting Clerk Assistant and Director General (International and Interparliamentary Affairs)
  • Bruce Stanton M.P., House of Commons Co-Chair (Joint Interparliamentary Council)
Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 8:32 AM
  • Blair Armitage, Principal Clerk, Committees Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Lou-Anne Bégin, Co-Chair representing the Conservative Caucus and Executive Assistant to the Honourable Senator Poirier, Working Group on Senators’ Services (The Senate of Canada)
  • Jimmy Manigat, Coordinator, Working Group on Senators' Services (The Senate of Canada)
  • Amanda McLaren, Co-Chair representing the Independent Senators' Group and the Parliamentary Affairs Advisor to the Honourable Senator Dean, Working Group on Senators' Services (The Senate of Canada)
  • Sherry Petten, Co-Chair representing the Liberal Senators and the Director of Issues Management for the Honourable Senator Mercer , Working Group on Senators' Services (The Senate of Canada)
Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 9:04 AM
  • Peter Feltham, Acting Director, Information Services Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Pascale Legault, Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Ronald Prud'homme, Senior Advisor, IS Business Planning, Performance Management and Projects, Information Services Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 9:02 AM
  • Maria-Chantal Eynoux, Senior Advisor, Services to Senators and Programs, Human Resources Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Kathy Jacobs, Chair, Advisory Committee on Diversity and Accessibility (The Senate of Canada)
  • Luc Presseau, Director, Human Resources Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
  • Angela Vanikiotis, Manager, Human Resources Operations, Diversity and Official Languages, Human Resources Directorate (The Senate of Canada)
Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 8:30 AM
  • Brenda Hollingsworth, Lawyer (Auger Hollingsworth Professional Corporation)
Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 9:03 AM
Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 9:02 AM
Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 8:03 AM
Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 8:33 AM
Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 9:06 AM
Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 9:05 AM
Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 8:35 AM
  • Gérald Lafrenière, Principal Clerk, Parliamentary Exchanges and Protocol (International and Interparliamentary Affairs)
  • Colette Labrecque-Riel, Acting Clerk Assistant and Director General (International and Interparliamentary Affairs)
Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 9:02 AM
Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 9:08 AM
  • Colette Labrecque-Riel, Acting Clerk Assistant and Director General (International and Interparliamentary Affairs)
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 8:01 AM
Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 9:03 AM
Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 8:05 AM
Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 8:19 AM
Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 8:00 AM
Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 7:33 AM
Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 8:16 AM
Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 8:02 AM
Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 9:36 AM
Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 11:40 AM
Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 9:30 AM
Pursuant to rule 12-7(2)(c), consideration of the orders and practices of the Senate and the privileges of Parliament
RPRD (2015-12-10)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 9:36 AM
  • The Honourable Ian Binnie
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 9:32 AM
  • The Honourable Dan Hays, P.C., former Speaker of the Senate (As an Individual)
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM
  • Richard Gordon, Barrister, Brick Court Chambers (As an Individual)
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 9:34 AM
  • Maxime St-Hilaire, Professor, Université de Sherbrooke, Université de Sherbrooke (As an Individual)
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 9:56 AM
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 9:31 AM
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 9:34 AM
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 9:33 AM
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 9:34 AM
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 9:33 AM
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 9:33 AM
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 9:32 AM
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 9:34 AM
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 6:46 PM
  • The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, P.C., M.P., Leader of the Government (House of Commons)
  • The Honourable Maryam Monsef, P.C., M.P., Minister (Democratic Institutions)
Review of Statutory Instruments
REGS (2015-12-10)
Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 8:31 AM
Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 8:30 AM
  • Agnès Lajoie, Director General and Assistant Commissioner of Patents, Canadian Intellectual Property Office (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
  • Rachel Mainville-Dale, Manager - Patent Policy, Canadian Intellectual Property Office (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
  • Mark Schaan, Director General, Strategy and Innovation Policy Sector, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
  • Leila Wright, Associate Deputy Commissioner, Competition Bureau Canada (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 8:30 AM
Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 8:32 AM
Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 8:30 AM
  • Mala Khanna, Deputy Assistant Deputy Minister, Public Law and Legislative Services Sector (Department of Justice Canada)
  • Patricia Pledge, Senior Counsel, Legislative Services Branch (Department of Justice Canada)
Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 8:30 AM
Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 8:31 AM
  • The Honourable Ralph Goodale, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (Public Safety Canada)
  • Tara-Marie Andronek, Counsel, Legal Services, Justice (Canada Border Services Agency)
  • Charles Slowey, Acting Associate Vice-President, Programs Branch (Canada Border Services Agency)
Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 8:33 AM
Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 8:30 AM
Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 8:30 AM
Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 8:39 AM
  • Lorne Neudorf, Deputy Dean of Law, Associate Professor, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide (As an Individual)
Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 8:40 AM
  • Paula Clarke, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Policy Sector (Department of Justice Canada)
  • Doug Hoover, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Policy Sector (Department of Justice Canada)
  • Donald Piragoff, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy Sector (Department of Justice Canada)
Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 8:32 AM
Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 8:31 AM
Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 8:34 AM
Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 8:32 AM
Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 8:30 AM
Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 8:30 AM
  • Bernard Auger, General Counsel, Legislative Services Branch (Department of Justice Canada)
  • Brenda Baxter, Director General, Workplace Directorate, Labour Program (Employment, Workforce Development and Labour)
  • Mark McCombs, Senior General Counsel, Head of Legal Services (Department of Justice Canada)
  • Gary Robertson, Assistant Deputy Minister, Labour Program (Employment, Workforce Development and Labour)
Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 8:31 AM
Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 8:30 AM
Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 8:30 AM
Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 8:34 AM
  • Andrea Lyon, Deputy Minister (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
  • Susie Miller, Special Advisor (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 8:30 AM
  • Mike Beale, Assistant Deputy Minister, Environmental Protection Branch (Environment Canada)
  • Gordon Hill, Senior Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
  • Danielle Rodrigue, Manager, Innovative Measures, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs (Environment Canada)
Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 8:32 AM
Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 8:32 AM
Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 8:30 AM
  • Greg Meredith, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
  • Laurent Pellerin, Chairman (Farm Products Council of Canada)
Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 8:30 AM
  • Rachel Grasham, Director, Policy, Legislative and Cabinet Affairs Branch (Parks Canada)
  • Daniel Watson, Chief Executive Officer (Parks Canada)
Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 8:33 AM
Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 8:33 AM
Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 8:31 AM
Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 8:30 AM
  • Veronica McGuire, Executive Director, Program, Regulatory and Trade Policy (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)
Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 8:31 AM
  • John Moffet, Director General, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Directorate (Environment Canada)
  • Patricia Pledge, Senior Counsel, Legislative Services Branch (Department of Justice Canada)
Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 8:31 AM
Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 8:31 AM
Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 8:32 AM
Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 8:31 AM
Consideration of methods to make the Senate more effective within the current constitutional framework
MDRN (2015-12-11) Link to the briefs of this witness/study
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 12:04 PM
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:01 PM
  • The Honourable Senator Peter Harder, P.C., Government Representative in the Senate
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 12:02 PM
  • The Honourable Senator Diane Bellemare
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 12:03 PM
  • The Honourable Senator Yuen Pau Woo, Facilitator, Independent Senators Group
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 12:06 PM
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 12:03 PM
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 12:01 PM
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 12:04 PM
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 12:02 PM
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 12:03 PM
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 12:08 PM
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 12:03 PM
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 12:21 PM
  • Sir Paul Grice, Clerk and Chief Executive (The Scottish Parliament)
  • The Right Honourable Ken Macintosh, M.S.P., Presiding Officer (The Scottish Parliament)
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 12:01 PM
  • Roberto De Luca, Staff Lawyer, Fundamental Freedoms Program (Canadian Civil Liberties Association)
  • James B. Kelly, Professor, Political Science, Concordia University (As an Individual)
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 12:02 PM
  • Adam Dodek, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
  • John Whyte, Senior Policy Fellow, Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy (As an Individual)
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 12:01 PM
  • The Lord Norton of Louth (House of Lords)
  • Meg Russell, Director, Constitution Unit, Department of Political Science, University College London (As an Individual)
  • The Right Honourable The Lord Wakeham DL (House of Lords)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 12:04 PM
  • Gary W. O'Brien, Former Clerk of the Senate (As an Individual)
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 12:03 PM
  • B. Thomas Hall (As an Individual)
  • Gary Levy, Research Fellow, Carleton University (As an Individual)
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 12:02 PM
  • The Honourable Dan Hays, P.C., former Speaker of the Senate (As an Individual)
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 12:03 PM
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 12:02 PM
  • Andrew Heard, Professor, Political Science Department, Simon Fraser University (As an Individual)
  • Philippe Lagassé, Associate Professor, School of International Affairs, Carleton University (As an Individual)
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 12:00 PM
  • The Honourable Senator Joseph A. Day, Senate Liberal Leader
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 12:01 PM
  • David Docherty, President, Mount Royal University (As an Individual)
  • Bruce Hicks, Adjunct Professor, Glendon School of Public and International Affairs, York University (As an Individual)
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 12:00 PM
  • The Honourable Senator Elaine McCoy, Facilitator, Independent Senators Group (The Senate of Canada)
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 12:04 PM
  • The Honourable Hugh Segal, former senator (As an Individual)
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 12:03 PM
  • The Honourable Senator Claude Carignan, P.C., Leader of the Opposition
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 12:04 PM
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 12:00 PM
  • The Honourable Senator Peter Harder, P.C., Government Representative in the Senate
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 12:02 PM
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 12:17 PM
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 12:02 PM
Monday, May 30, 2016 at 4:02 PM
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 12:03 PM
Monday, May 9, 2016 at 4:05 PM
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 12:00 PM
  • Heather Lank, Principal Clerk, Chamber Operations and Procedure Office (The Senate of Canada)
  • Charles Walker, Procedural Clerk, Chamber Operations and Procedure Office (The Senate of Canada)
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Monday, April 18, 2016 at 2:30 PM
Monday, April 18, 2016 at 11:30 AM
  • The Right Honourable the Lord Hope of Craighead, KT, Convenor of the Crossbench Peers, House of Lords of the United Kingdom (As an Individual)
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 12:00 PM
  • Donald Desserud, Professor, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts, University of Prince Edward Island (As an Individual)
  • Errol Mendes, Professor, Faculty of Law - Common Law, , University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
  • Stéphane Beaulac, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Montreal (As an Individual)
  • Paul Thomas, Professor Emeritus, University of Manitoba (As an Individual)
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 2:50 PM
  • Meg Russell, Director, Constitution Unit, Department of Political Science, University College London (As an Individual)
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 12:02 PM
  • The Honourable Paul J. Massicotte, Senator
  • The Honourable Stephen Greene, Senator
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 11:02 AM
  • David E. Smith, Distinguished Visiting Scholar. Ryerson University (As an Individual)
Review the report of the External Panel on Options for a Legislative Response to Carter v. Canada and other recent relevant consultation activities and studies, to consult with Canadians, experts and stakeholders, and make recommendations on the framework of a federal response on physician-assisted dying that respects the Constitution, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the priorities of Canadians
PDAM (2015-12-11)
Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 7:09 PM
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 7:13 PM
Friday, February 5, 2016 at 12:30 PM
Friday, February 5, 2016 at 9:02 AM
Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 4:37 PM
  • Michael Bach, Executive Vice-President (Canadian Association for Community Living)
  • Margaret Birrell, President (Alliance of People with Disabilities in Carter v. Canada)
  • Gerald D. Chipeur, Partner, Miller Thomson LLP (As an Individual)
  • Angus Gunn, Legal Counsel (Alliance of People with Disabilities in Carter v. Canada)
  • Carmela Hutchison, President (DisAbled Women's Network of Canada)
  • Dr. John Soles, President (Society of Rural Physicians of Canada)
  • Margaret Somerville, Professor, McGill University (As an Individual)
  • Hartley Stern, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (The Canadian Medical Protective Association)
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 5:00 PM
  • Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop, Archdiocese of Toronto (Coalition for HealthCARE and Conscience)
  • Dr. Dawn Davies, Chair, Bioethics Committee (Canadian Paediatric Society)
  • Sikander Hashmi, Spokesperson (Canadian Council of Imams)
  • Vyda Ng, Executive Director (Canadian Utanitarian Council)
  • Dr. Tarek Rajji, Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)
  • Mary J. Shariff, Associate Professor of Law and Associate Dean Academic, University of Manitoba (Canadian Paediatric Society)
  • Kristen Taylor, Vice President, Legal Services (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)
  • Laurence Worthen, Executive Director, Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada (Coalition for HealthCARE and Conscience)
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 5:35 PM
  • Sharon Baxter, Executive Director (Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association)
  • Carolyn Ells, Associate Professor, Medecine, Biomedical Ethics Unit, McGill University (As an Individual)
  • Douglas Grant, Registrar and Chief Executive Officer (College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia)
  • Marjorie Hickey, Legal Counsel (College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia)
  • Dr. Alika Lafontaine, President (Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada)
  • Leo Russomanno, Member and Criminal Defence Counsel (Criminal Lawyers Association)
  • Dr. Derryck Smith, Chair, Physicians Advisory Council (Dying With Dignity Canada)
Monday, February 1, 2016 at 4:33 PM
  • Carrie Bourassa, Professor, Indigenous Health Studies (First Nations University of Canada)
  • Kelly Masotti, Assistant Director, Public Issues (Canadian Cancer Society)
  • Gabriel Miller, Director, Public Issues (Canadian Cancer Society)
Monday, February 1, 2016 at 11:02 AM
  • Debbie Benczkowski, Chief Operating Officer (Alzheimer Society of Canada)
  • Jay Cameron, Barrister and Solicitor (Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms)
  • Shanaaz Gokool, Chief Operating Officer and National Campaigns Director (Dying With Dignity Canada)
  • Dr. Francine Lemire, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (College of Family Physicians of Canada)
  • Mimi Lowi-Young, Chief Executive Officer (Alzheimer Society of Canada)
  • Wanda Morris, Chief Executive Officer (Dying With Dignity Canada)
  • Grace Pastine, Litigation Director (British Columbia Civil Liberties Association)
  • Josh Paterson, Executive Director (British Columbia Civil Liberties Association)
Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 5:31 PM
  • David Baker, Lawyer, Bakerlaw (As an Individual)
  • Jocelyn Downie, Professor, Faculties of Law and Medicine, Dalhousie University (As an Individual)
  • Honourable Steven Fletcher, P.C., Former Member of Parliament (As an Individual)
  • Linda Jarrett, Member, Disability Advisory Council (Dying With Dignity Canada)
  • Trudo Lemmens, Professor, Faculty of Law & Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto (As an Individual)
  • Dean Richert, Co-Chair, Ending of Life Ethics Committee (Council of Canadians with Disabilities)
  • Rhonda Wiebe, Co-Chair, Ending of Life Ethics Committee (Council of Canadians with Disabilities)
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 5:02 PM
  • Carlo Berardi, Chair (Canadian Pharmacists Association)
  • Dr. Jeff Blackmer, Vice-President, Medical Professionalism (Canadian Medical Association)
  • Dr. Monica Branigan (Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians)
  • Phil Emberley, Director, Professional Affairs (Canadian Pharmacists Association)
  • Dr. Cindy Forbes, President (Canadian Medical Association)
  • Dr. K. Sonu Gaind, President (Canadian Psychiatric Association)
  • Katie Hardy, Director, Professional and Member Affairs (Canadian Psychiatric Association)
  • Josette Roussel, Senior Nurse Advisor (Canadian Nurses Association)
  • Anne Sutherland Boal, Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Nurses Association)
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 5:30 PM
  • Jennifer Gibson, Co-Chair (Provincial-Territorial Expert Advisory Group on Physician-Assisted Dying)
  • Stephen Mihorean, Executive Director, Secretariat (External Panel on Options for a Legislative Response to Carter v. Canada)
  • Benoît Pelletier, Member, External Panel (External Panel on Options for a Legislative Response to Carter v. Canada)
  • Maureen Taylor, Co-Chair (Provincial-Territorial Expert Advisory Group on Physician-Assisted Dying)
Monday, January 25, 2016 at 5:35 PM
Monday, January 25, 2016 at 11:02 AM
  • Sharon Harper, Manager, Chronic and Continuing Care Division (Health Canada)
  • Abby Hoffman, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Branch (Health Canada)
  • Peter Hogg, Scholar in Residence, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (As an Individual)
  • Jean-Pierre Ménard, Attorney, Ménard, Martin, Avocats (As an Individual)
  • Marc Sauvé, Director of Legal Services (Barreau du Québec)
Monday, January 18, 2016 at 2:03 PM
  • Jeanette Ettel, Counsel, Human Rights Law Section (Department of Justice Canada)
  • Joanne Klineberg, Senior Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
Monday, January 18, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Examine and report on Canada’s national security and defence policies, practices, circumstances and capabilities
SECD (2016-01-26) Link to the briefs of this witness/study
Monday, June 11, 2018 at 1:34 PM
  • Denise Preston, Executive Director, Sexual Misconduct Response Centre
  • General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
Monday, June 4, 2018 at 1:00 PM
  • Dr. Patrick Baillie, President (Canadian Psychological Association)
  • Lina Carrese, Acting Director of Mental Health, Health Professionals Division (Veterans Affairs Canada)
  • Dr. Karen Cohen, Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Psychological Association)
  • Todd Doherty M.P., sponsor of the bill
  • Stéphanie Durand, Director General, Policy and Outreach (Public Safety Canada)
  • Larisa Galadza, Director General, Peace and Stabilization Operations Program (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Colonel Rakesh Jetly, Senior Psychiatrist and Mental Health Advisor, Canadian Forces Health Services Group (Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces)
  • Anna Romano, Director General, Centre for Health Promotion (Public Health Agency of Canada)
  • Linda Silas, President (Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions)
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 12:00 PM
  • Brenda Lucki, Commissioner (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
Monday, May 28, 2018 at 1:02 PM
  • Col. David Antonyshyn, Deputy Judge Advocate General, Military Justice (Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
  • Rear-Admiral Jennifer Bennett, Director General, Canadian Armed Forces Strategic Response Team on Sexual Misconduct (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
  • The Honourable Marie Deschamps, C.C. (As an Individual)
  • Sanela Dursun, Director, Research Personnel and Family Support (Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
  • Marie-Claude Gagnon, Founder (It's Just 700)
Monday, April 30, 2018 at 3:00 PM
  • Colonel Michel Drapeau ret'd, Senior Counsel, Michel Drapeau Law Office (As an Individual)
  • Maya Eichler, Assistant Professor, Department of Political and Canadian Studies, Mount Saint Vincent University (As an Individual)
  • Nancy Taber, Associate Professor, Department of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies in Education, Brock University (As an Individual)
  • Stéfanie Von Hlatky, Associate Professor, Centre for International and Defence Policy, Queen's University (As an Individual)
Monday, April 23, 2018 at 3:08 PM
Monday, April 16, 2018 at 2:09 PM
  • Jonathan Blackham, Director, Policy and Public Affairs (Canadian Trucking Alliance)
  • His Worship Drew Dilkens, Mayor (City of Windsor)
  • Scott Railton, Attorney, Cascadia Cross-Border Law (As an Individual)
  • Lak Shoan, Director, Policy and Industry Awareness Programs (Canadian Trucking Alliance)
Monday, February 26, 2018 at 3:01 PM
  • General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
Monday, February 12, 2018 at 1:03 PM
  • Shelly Bruce, Associate Chief (Communications Security Establishment)
  • David Drake, Director General, Counter-Terrorism, Crime and Intelligence Bureau (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Eric Edora, Director, Regulatory Affairs (TELUS Communications)
  • Martin Joyal, Senior Director, Policy and Outreach Directorate (Public Safety Canada)
  • Ken Macdonald, Executive Director, Meteorological Services of Canada (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
  • James Malizia, Assistant Commissioner, National Security and Protective Policing (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
  • Patrick Tanguy, Assistant Deputy Minister, Emergency Management and Programs (Public Safety Canada)
  • Gerry Thompson, Senior Manager, Wireless Regulation (Rogers Communications Inc.)
  • Carreen Unguran, Senior Regulatory Advisor (TELUS Communications)
  • David Watt, Senior Vice-President, Regulatory and Chief Privacy Officer (Rogers Communications Inc.)
  • Jeff Yaworski, Deputy Director, Operations (Canadian Security Intelligence Service)
Monday, February 5, 2018 at 1:05 PM
  • Martin Bélanger, Director, Public Alerting
  • Rachelle Frenette, Acting General Counsel and Deputy Executive Director (Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission)
  • Scott Shortliffe, Chief Consumer Officer and Executive Director (Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission)
  • Paul Temple, Senior Vice-President, Strategic and Regulatory Affairs (Pelmorex Weather Networks (Television) Inc.)
Monday, March 27, 2017 at 1:00 PM
Monday, February 6, 2017 at 1:01 PM
  • Daniel Dubeau, Deputy Commissioner and Chief Human Resources Officer (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
  • Marc-André Fournier, Director (Quebec Mounted Police Members' Association )
  • Lee Keane, Member of the Board of Directors (Mounted Police Professional Association of Canada)
  • Louise Lafrance, Assistant Commissioner and Director General, Workforce Culture and Employee Engagement (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
  • Craig MacMillan, Assistant Commissioner, Professional Responsibility Officer (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
  • Charles Mancer, Vice-President (Quebec Mounted Police Members' Association )
  • Peter Merrifield, Member of the Board of Directors (National Police Federation)
  • Gilles Michaud, Deputy Commissioner, Federal Policing (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
  • Bob Paulson, Commissioner (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
  • Brian Sauvé, President (National Police Federation)
  • Louis-Philippe Theriault, Officer (Mounted Police Professional Association of Canada)
Monday, December 12, 2016 at 1:01 PM
  • Mostafa Askari, Deputy Parliamentary Budget Officer (Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer)
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Luis Carvallo, Commanding Officer, 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
  • Jean-Denis Fréchette, Parliamentary Budget Officer (Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer)
  • Jason Jacques, Director, Economic and Fiscal Analysis (Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer)
  • Daniel Jean, National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister (Privy Council Office)
  • Brigadier-General Michael Nixon, Commander, Joint Task Force North (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
  • Peter Weltman, Senior Director, Costing and Program Analysis (Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer)
Monday, November 28, 2016 at 1:00 PM
  • Lieutenant-General Michael Hood, Commander, Royal Canadian Air Force (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
  • Major-General Christian Juneau, Deputy Commander, Canadian Army (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
  • Brigadier-General Michel Lalumière, Director General, Air Force Development (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
  • Brigadier-General Michel Lalumière, Director General, Air Force Development (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
  • Lori MacDonald, Assistant Deputy Minister, Emergency Management and Programs Branch (Public Safety Canada)
  • Brigadier-General Rob Roy MacKenzie, Chief of Staff, Army Reserve (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
  • Mario Pelletier, Deputy Commissioner, Operations (Canadian Coast Guard)
  • Brian Rumig, Assistant Director, Operations (Canadian Security Intelligence Service)
  • Major-General William Seymour, Chief of Staff, Operations, Canadian Joint Operations Command (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
  • Tom Venner, Assistant Director, Policy and Strategic Partnerships (Canadian Security Intelligence Service)
Monday, November 21, 2016 at 1:00 PM
  • Sherry Lee Benson-Podolchuk (As an Individual)
  • Luc Brûlé, Vice-President (Canadian Space Agency)
  • Major-General Paul Bury, Chief Reserves (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
  • Linda Davidson (As an Individual)
  • Éric Laliberté, Director General, Space Utilization (Canadian Space Agency)
  • Sylvain Laporte, President (Canadian Space Agency)
  • Brigadier-General Rob Roy MacKenzie, Chief of Staff, Army Reserve (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
  • Janet Merlo (As an Individual)
  • Eric Veilleux, Manager, Planning and Management Financial Resources (Canadian Space Agency)
Monday, May 2, 2016 at 1:02 PM
  • Francis Bradley, Chief Operating Officer (Canadian Electricity Association)
  • Mike Cabana, Deputy Commissioner, Federal Policing (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
  • Patrick Clow, Chief, Cyber Operations, National Cyber Security Directorate (Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre)
  • Daniel Dubeau, Deputy Commissioner and Chief Human Resources Officer (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
  • Peter Henschel, Deputy Commissioner, Specialized Policing Services (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
  • Mark Matz, Director, Policy and Issues Management Division (Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre)
  • Colleen Merchant, Director General, National Cyber Security Directorate (Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre)
  • Bob Paulson, Commissioner (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
  • Colin Penny, Senior Vice-President of Technology and Chief Information Officer of Hydro One Inc. and Hydro One Networks Inc. (Canadian Electricity Association)
  • Geoff Smith, Director, Government Relations (Canadian Electricity Association)
Monday, April 18, 2016 at 1:05 PM
  • Cynthia Ayers, Deputy Director (EMP Task Force on National and Homeland Security)
  • Dominik Breton, Director, National Search and Rescue Secretariat (Public Safety Canada)
  • Rear-Admiral Peter Ellis, Deputy Commander, Canadian Joint Operations Command (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
  • Peter Garapick, Superintendent Search and Rescue, Central and Arctic Region (Canadian Coast Guard)
  • Sylvain Laporte, President (Canadian Space Agency)
  • Manon Larocque, Acting Director General, Policy (Canadian Space Agency)
  • Gregory Lick, Director General, Operations (Canadian Coast Guard)
  • Lori MacDonald, Assistant Deputy Minister, Emergency Management and Programs Branch (Public Safety Canada)
  • Thomas S. Popik, Chairman (Foundation for Resilient Societies)
  • Peter Vincent Pry, Executive Director (EMP Task Force on National and Homeland Security)
Monday, April 11, 2016 at 1:00 PM
  • Alastair Bland, Director, Review and Analysis Division, Charities Directorate, Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs Branch (Canada Revenue Agency)
  • Cathy Hawara, Director General, Charities Directorate, Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs Branch (Canada Revenue Agency)
  • Christian Rousseau, Executive Director (Integrated Terrorism Assessment Centre)
  • Paul Stockton, Managing Director, Sonecon LLC (As an Individual)
Monday, March 21, 2016 at 1:01 PM
  • Martin Bolduc, Vice President, Programs Branch (Canada Border Services Agency)
  • Greta Bossenmaier, Chief (Communications Security Establishment)
  • Stephanie Carvin, Assistant Professor, International Relations, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (As an Individual)
  • Adam Chapnick, Professor and Deputy Director, Education, Canadian Forces College, Department of National Defence (As an Individual)
  • Andrew Graham, Adjunct Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University (As an Individual)
  • Kevin Quigley, Associate Professor and Director, MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance (As an Individual)
  • Caroline Xavier, Vice President, Operations Branch (Canada Border Services Agency)
Monday, March 7, 2016 at 12:57 PM
  • Monik Beauregard, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, National and Cybersecurity Branch (Public Safety Canada)
  • Alastair Bland, Director, Review and Analysis Division, Charities Directorate, Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs Branch (Canada Revenue Agency)
  • Patrick Boucher, Acting Director General, Critical Infrastructure and Strategic Coordination Directorate (Public Safety Canada)
  • Michel Coulombe, Director (Canadian Security Intelligence Service)
  • Cathy Hawara, Director General, Charities Directorate, Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs Branch (Canada Revenue Agency)
  • Colleen Merchant, Director General, National Cyber Security Directorate (Public Safety Canada)
  • General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
  • Suki Wong, Director General, National Security Operations Directorate (Public Safety Canada)
Monday, February 22, 2016 at 1:00 PM
  • The Honourable Pierre Blais, Chair (Security Intelligence Review Committee)
  • Nancy Cheng, Assistant Auditor General (Office of the Auditor General of Canada)
  • Michael Doucet, Executive Director (Security Intelligence Review Committee)
  • J. William Galbraith, Executive Director (Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner)
  • The Honourable Jean-Pierre Plouffe, Commissioner (Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner)
  • Lieutenant-Colonel (Ret'd) John Selkirk, Executive Director (Reserves 2000)
  • Gordon Stock, Principal (Office of the Auditor General of Canada)
  • Nicholas Swales, Principal (Office of the Auditor General of Canada)
Monday, February 1, 2016 at 2:00 PM
  • Julie Lindhout, President (NATO Association of Canada)
  • David Perry, Senior Analyst, Canadian Global Affairs Institute (As an Individual)
Study on increasing incidence of obesity in Canada
SOCI (2016-01-26)
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 4:53 PM
Bill S-201, An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination
RIDR (2016-01-27) Link to the briefs of this witness/study
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 11:51 AM
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 11:32 AM
  • Dr. Ronald Cohn, Co-Director, Centre for Genetic Medicine, Sr Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Pediatrics and Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto (As an Individual)
  • Marcella Daye, Senior Policy Advisor, Policy, Research and International Division (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
  • Patricia Kosseim, Senior General Counsel and Director General (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)
  • Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
  • Bruce Ryder, Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School (As an Individual)
  • Stephen W. Scherer, Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto McLaughlin Centre, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto McLaughlin Centre (As an Individual)
  • Daniel Therrien, Privacy Commissioner (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 11:30 AM
  • Jacques Y. Boudreau, Chair, Committee on Genetic Testing (Canadian Institute of Actuaries)
  • The Honourable Senator James Cowan, sponsor of the bill
  • Bev Heim-Myers, Chair of the Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness and CEO of the Huntington Society of Canada (Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness )
  • Barbara Kagedan, Senior Policy Advisor (Office of the Leader of the Senate Liberals)
  • Bernard Naumann, Vice-chair, Committee on Genetic Testing (Canadian Institute of Actuaries)
  • Frank Swedlove, President and CEO (Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association)
  • Frank Zinatelli, Vice President and General Counsel (Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association)
Study on foreign relations and international trade generally
AEFA (2016-01-27) Link to the briefs of this witness/study
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 4:18 PM
  • The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, P.C., M.P., Minister of International Trade (International Trade)
  • Bruce Christie, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Trade Policy and Negotiations (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Kendal Hembroff, Director, Trade Policy and Negotiations Division (Asia) (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Timothy Sargent, Deputy Minister for International Trade (Global Affairs Canada)
Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 10:40 AM
  • Benoit Hardy-Chartrand, Senior Research Associate, Global Security and Politics, Centre for International Governance Innovation (As an Individual)
Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 10:30 AM
  • The Honourable Stéphane Dion, P.C., Canadian Ambassador to Germany and Special Envoy to the European Union and Europe (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Gary Pringle, Deputy Director, European Union Relations (Global Affairs Canada)
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 4:17 PM
  • Paul Evans, Professor, Institute of Asian Research and Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia (As an Individual)
  • Brian Job, Professor, Department of Political Science and Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia (As an Individual)
Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 10:33 AM
  • Don Bobiash, Assistant Deputy Minister, Asia Pacific (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Ian Burchett, Director General, Southeast Asia (Global Affairs Canada)
  • David Hartman, Director General, South Asia (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Sarah Taylor, Director General, North Asia and Oceania (Global Affairs Canada)
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 4:48 PM
  • Achim Hurrelmann, , Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, Department of Political Science, Carleton University (As an Individual)
  • Patrick Leblond, , Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 10:35 AM
  • Achim Hurrelmann, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Carleton University (As an Individual)
  • Daniel Stockemer, Associate Professor, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 4:18 PM
Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 10:33 AM
  • Marc-André Blanchard, Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Gabriela Cuevas Barron, Senator and Chairwoman of the Senate Commission on Foreign Affairs, Mexican Senate (As an Individual)
  • Wendy Drukier, Director General, International Organizations (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Fernando González Saiffe, Counselor (Embassy of Mexico to Canada)
  • Dionisio Pérez Jácome Friscione, Ambassador-designate (Embassy of Mexico to Canada)
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 4:20 PM
  • Martin Benjamin, Director General, North America Strategy Bureau (Global Affairs Canada)
  • David MacNaughton, Canadian Ambassador to the United States (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Mark Gwozdecky, Assistant Deputy Minister (Political Director), International Security and Political Affairs (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Kirsten Hillman, Assistant Deputy Minister, Trade Agreements and Negotiations (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Martin Moen, Director General, North America and Investment (Global Affairs Canada)
Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 10:32 AM
  • Sylvia Cesaratto, Director, South America (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Andrew Shore, Director, Hemispheric Relations Directorate (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Sean Sunderland, Deputy Director, South America (Global Affairs Canada)
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 5:08 PM
  • Pablo Heidrich, Assistant Professor, The Bachelor of Global and International Studies, Carleton University (As an Individual)
Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 10:32 AM
  • Eudoro Antonio González Dellán, Member of Parliament and Head of the Venezuelan delegation to the Parliament of Mercosur "Parlasur" (National Assembly of Venezuela)
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 4:17 PM
  • Eric Farnsworth, Vice President (Council of the Americas/Americas Society)
  • Maria Margarita Torres, Honorary Member (Canadian-Venezuelan Engagement Foundation)
  • Orlando Viera-Blanco, President (Canadian-Venezuelan Engagement Foundation)
Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 10:32 AM
  • Dan Breznitz, Munk Chair of Innovation Studies and co-director of the Innovation Policy Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto (As an Individual)
  • Todd Evans, Principal Economist (Export Development Canada)
  • Ross Hornby, Vice-President, Government Affairs and Policy (GE Canada)
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 5:02 PM
  • Monique Moreau, Director, National Affairs (Canadian Federation of Independent Business)
  • Daniel Schwanen, Vice President, Research (C.D. Howe Institute)
Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 10:33 AM
  • Ari Van Assche, Department Chair and Associate Professor, Department of International Business, HEC Montréal (As an Individual)
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 4:18 PM
  • Emily J. Blanchard, Associate Professor of Business Administration (As an Individual)
  • Michel Brazeau, Consulting National Public Sector Leader (Deloitte)
  • Paul Davidson, President (Universities Canada)
  • Duncan Sinclair, Vice Chair Deloitte Canada, Consulting (Deloitte)
Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 10:32 AM
  • Marika Armanovica, Administrator, Secretariat of the Committee on International Trade, European Parliament (As an Individual)
  • Roberto Bendini, Principal Administrator, Policy Department, European Parliament (As an Individual)
  • Krista Campbell, Director General, Information and Communications Technologies Branch (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
  • Colette Downie, Director General, Automotive and Transportation Industries Branch (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
  • Gerard Peets, Director General, Manufacturing and Life Sciences Branch (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
  • Mark Schaan, Director General, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch, Strategic Policy Sector (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 10:31 AM
  • John Baldwin, Special Advisor, Economic Analysis Division (Statistics Canada)
  • Éric Boulay, Assistant Director, International Accounts and Trade Division (Statistics Canada)
  • Beverly Lapham, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Queen's University (As an Individual)
  • Danny Leung, Director, Economic Analysis Division (Statistics Canada)
  • Daniel Trefler, Ruth Grant Canada Research Chair in Competitiveness and Prosperity, Professor of Business Economics, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto (As an Individual)
  • Beiling Yan, Senior Research Economist, Economic Analysis Division (Statistics Canada)
Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 10:30 AM
  • Brian Kingston, Vice President, International and Fiscal Issues (Business Council of Canada)
  • Joy Nott, President (Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters)
  • Stuart Trew, Senior Editor, The Monitor (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 4:15 PM
  • Jean Daudelin, Associate Professor and Associate Director, The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University (As an Individual)
  • Mustafa Dzhemilev, Member of Parliament, Parliament of Ukraine and Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for the Affairs of the Crimean Tatars (As an Individual)
  • His Excellency Andrii Shevchenko, Ambassador (Embassy of Ukraine)
Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 10:30 AM
  • The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, P.C., M.P., Minister of International Development and La Francophonie (International Development and La Francophonie)
  • Marcelo Elizondo, Member (Founder and Director General, DNI) (Argentine-Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
  • Miguel Morley, President (General Manager, Agrium South Core) (Argentine-Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
  • Vincent Rigby, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Marcos Sabelli, Member (Director, YPF and Vice President, Profértil) (Argentine-Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
  • Arun Thangaraj, Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Financial Officer (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Alfredo Vitaller, Member (President, DEPROMINSA – NGEx Resources) (Argentine-Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 4:26 PM
  • Sylvia Cesaratto, Director, South America (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Williams Dávila, Member, Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, National Assembly of Venezuela (As an Individual)
  • Luis Florido, President, Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, National Assembly of Venezuela (As an Individual)
  • André Frenette, Director General, Latin America and Caribbean Bureau (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Freddy Guevara, President, Standing Committee on Oversight of Government Operations and Public Accounts, National Assembly of Venezuela (As an Individual)
  • Luis Emilio Rondón Hernández, Member, Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, National Assembly of Venezuela (As an Individual)
  • Sean Sunderland, Deputy Director, South America (Global Affairs Canada)
Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 10:30 AM
  • Cynthia J. Arnson, Director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (As an Individual)
  • Eric Miller, Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute and Global Fellow, Canada Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (As an Individual)
  • Mathew Wilson, Senior Vice President (Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters)
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 4:18 PM
  • The Honourable Yves Fortier, P.C., Lawyer, Cabinet Yves Fortier (As an Individual)
  • Daniel Kerner, Practice Head, Latin America, Eurasia Group (As an Individual)
  • Pierre Laliberté, Senior Economist (Canadian Labour Congress)
  • Hassan Yussuff, President (Canadian Labour Congress)
Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 10:35 AM
  • Barry Sookman, Partner, Technology, McCarthy Tétrault LLP (As an Individual)
  • Robert Wolfe, Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University and Research Fellow, Institute for Research on Public Policy (As an Individual)
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 4:15 PM
  • Paul Halucha, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Sector (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
  • Mark Schaan, Director General, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch, Strategic Policy Sector (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 10:33 AM
  • Anthony Giles, Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, Dispute Resolution and International Affairs, Labour Program (Employment and Social Development Canada )
  • Sebastian Molteni, Counselor, Political and Education Section (Embassy of the Argentine Republic)
  • Her Excellency Norma Nascimbene de Dumont, Ambassador (Embassy of the Argentine Republic)
  • Rakesh Patry, Director General, International and Intergovernmental Labour Affairs, Labour Program (Employment and Social Development Canada )
  • Cecilia Ines Silberberg, Secretary, Political and Cultural Section (Embassy of the Argentine Republic)
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 4:17 PM
  • Claire Citeau, Executive Director (Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance)
  • Martin Rice, Member of the Board of Directors and Executive Director, Canadian Pork Council (Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance)
  • Jim Stanford, Harold Innis Industry Professor of Economics, McMaster University and Economic Advisor, Unifor (As an Individual)
Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 10:30 AM
  • Jim Balsillie, Former Chairman and co-CEO of Research In Motion (RIM) (As an Individual)
  • Bernard Colas, Attorney and Partner, Colas Moreira Kazandjian Zikovsky LLP (CMKZ) (As an Individual)
  • Matthew Kronby, Lawyer and Partner, International Trade, Investment and Foreign Business Transactions, Bennett Jones Toronto (As an Individual)
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 4:15 PM
Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 10:30 AM
  • William Browder, Head of the International Justice Campaign for Sergei Magnitsky and Author of Red Notice (As an Individual)
  • Vladimir Kara-Murza, Coordinator, Open Russia and Deputy Leader of People's Freedom Party (As an Individual)
  • Zhanna Nemtsova, Deutsche Welle Correspondent and Founder of The Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom (As an Individual)
  • Andrea Tunney, Regional Vice-President for the Americas (Export Development Canada)
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 4:28 PM
  • Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law and Full Professor, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
  • Richard Ouellet, Full Professor of International Economic Law, Law Faculty and Graduate Institute of International Studies, Laval University (As an Individual)
  • Jacqueline Palladini, Senior Economist, Global Commerce Centre (The Conference Board of Canada)
  • Gus Van Harten, Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (As an Individual)
Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 10:35 AM
  • Kirsten Hillman, Assistant Deputy Minister, Trade Agreements and Negotiations (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Matthew Smith, Director, Intellectual Property Trade (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Steve Verheul, Chief Trade Negotiator (Canada-European Union) (Global Affairs Canada)
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 4:20 PM
  • John Curtis, Senior Fellow, C.D. Howe Institute and International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development and Executive Fellow, School of Public Policy, University of Calgary (As an Individual)
  • Debra P. Steger, Professor, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
  • John Weekes, Senior Business Advisor, International Trade Issues, Bennett Jones Ottawa (As an Individual)
Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 10:30 AM
  • Eugene Beaulieu, Professor, Department of Economics and Director, International Economic Policy, University of Calgary (As an Individual)
  • Dan Ciuriak, Director and Principal (Ciuriak Consulting Inc.)
  • Pierre Marc Johnson, Chief Negotiator of the Government of Québec for the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and Counsel, Lavery de Billy (As an Individual)
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 4:15 PM
  • Sylvia Cesaratto, Director, South America (Global Affairs Canada)
  • André Frenette, Director General, Latin America and Caribbean Bureau (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Steve Guertin, Acting Deputy Director, Brazil and Argentina (Global Affairs Canada)
Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 10:36 AM
  • Pablo Heidrich, Adjunct Research Professor, Carleton University (As an Individual)
  • Susan Kaufman Purcell, Former Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami (As an Individual)
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 4:15 PM
  • Sergio Berensztein, President and Director General (Berensztein Consulting Firm)
  • Allan Culham, Former Ambassador of Canada to Guatemala/El Salvador, Venezuela and the Organization of American States (As an Individual)
Legend
Audio Webcast
Audio Webcast
Video Webcast
Video Webcast
Meeting
Meeting
Minutes
Minutes
Transcripts
Transcripts
Interim
Interim
Meeting
Meeting
Witness
Witness

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.