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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17-18-19

Chair: The Honourable CHANTAL PETITCLERC


Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Thursday, April 4, 2019

Issue No. 56

First meeting:
Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada

and

First (final) meeting:
Bill C-376, An Act to designate the month of April as Sikh Heritage Month

and

Eighth (final) meeting:
Bill S-252, Voluntary Blood Donations Act
(An Act to amend the Blood Regulations)

INCLUDING:
THE THIRTY-SECOND REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-376, An Act to designate the month of April as Sikh Heritage Month)

and

THE THIRTY-THIRD REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill S-252, Voluntary Blood Donations Act (An Act to amend the Blood Regulations))


APPEARING

The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility


WITNESSES

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Employment and Social Development Canada:

James Van Raalte, Director General, Accessibility Secretariat;

Benoît Gendron, Director, Accessibility Secretariat;

Erik Lapalme, Senior Policy Analyst, Accessibility Secretariat.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Sukh Dhaliwal, Member of Parliament for Surrey—Newton, sponsor of the bill.

The Honourable Senator Sabi Marwah.

 

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Chantal Petitclerc, Chair

The Honourable Judith G. Seidman, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Dasko, *Day (or Mercer), Eaton, Forest-Niesing, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare) (or Mitchell), Kutcher, Manning, Mégie, Moodie, Munson, Oh, Omidvar, Poirier, *Smith (or Martin), *Woo (or Saint-Germain)

* Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the orders of the Senate of November 7, 2017 and of November 20, 2018, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Kutcher replaced the Honourable Senator Deacon (Ontario) (April 4, 2019).

The Honourable Senator Moodie replaced the Honourable Senator Kutcher (April 4, 2019).

The Honourable Senator Kutcher replaced the Honourable Senator Ravalia (April 3, 2019).