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Journals of the Senate

71 Elizabeth II , A.D. 2022, Canada

1st Session, 44th Parliament

Issue 31 (Unrevised)

Thursday, March 31, 2022
2 p.m.

The Honourable GEORGE J. FUREY, Speaker


The Members convened were:

The Honourable Senators

AndersonArnotAtaullahjanAudetteBattersBellemareBernardBlackBoehmBoisvenuBonifaceBoveyBoyerBrazeauBussonCampbellCarignanChristmasClementCordyCormierCotterCoyleDagenaisDalphondDaskoDawsonDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DeanDowneDuncanDupuisForestFrancisFureyGagnéGalvezGerbaGignacGoldGreeneHarderHartlingHousakosJafferKlyneKutcherLaBoucane-BensonLankinLoffredaLovelace NicholasMacDonaldManningMarshallMarwahMassicotteMcCallumMcPhedranMégieMercerMiville-DechêneMocklerMoncionMoodieOhOmidvarPatePattersonPetitclercPoirierQuinnRavaliaRichardsRinguetteSaint-GermainSeidmanSimonsSmithSorensenTannasVernerWallinWellsWetstonWhiteWooYussuff

The Members in attendance to business were:

The Honourable Senators

AndersonArnotAtaullahjanAudetteBattersBellemareBernardBlackBoehmBoisvenuBonifaceBoveyBoyerBrazeauBussonCampbellCarignanChristmasClementCordyCormierCotterCoyleDagenaisDalphondDaskoDawsonDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DeanDowneDuncanDupuisForestFrancisFureyGagnéGalvezGerbaGignacGoldGreeneHarderHartlingHousakosJafferKlyneKutcherLaBoucane-BensonLankinLoffredaLovelace NicholasMacDonaldManningMarshallMarwahMassicotteMcCallumMcPhedranMégieMercerMiville-DechêneMocklerMoncionMoodieOhOmidvarPatePattersonPetitclercPoirierQuinnRavaliaRichardsRinguetteSaint-GermainSeidmanSimonsSmithSorensenTannasVernerWallinWellsWetstonWhiteWooYussuff

The first list records senators present in the Senate Chamber during the course of the sitting.

An asterisk in the second list indicates a senator who, while not present during the sitting, was in attendance to business, as defined in subsections 8(2) and (3) of the Senators Attendance Policy.

PRAYERS

Senators’ Statements

Some Honourable Senators made statements.

ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS

Presenting or Tabling Reports from Committees

The Honourable Senator Jaffer presented the following:

Thursday, March 31, 2022

The Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs has the honour to present its

FOURTH REPORT

Your committee, to which was referred motion No. 14 under Government Business, which proposes “that an amendment to the Constitution of Canada be authorized to be made by proclamation issued by Her Excellency the Governor General under the Great Seal of Canada in accordance with the annexe schedule” to repeal section 24 of the Saskatchewan Act, has, in obedience to the order of reference of Tuesday, March 1, 2022, examined the said motion and herewith presents its report.

Your committee recommends that the Senate adopt the said motion.

Your committee notes that the adoption of this report by the Senate would constitute the Senate’s agreement with the proposed resolution to amend the Constitution.

Your committee notes that this report was adopted on division. Your committee held two meetings over four hours and heard from the following witnesses:

The Honourable Gordon S. Wyant, MLA, Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Government of Saskatchewan

Michelle Lang, Chief of Staff for the Honourable Gordon S. Wyant, Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Government of Saskatchewan

Louise Baird, Assistant Deputy Minister, Intergovernmental Affairs, Privy Council Office

Daniel Bourgeois, Senior General Counsel, Tax Law, Department of Justice Canada

Warren J. Newman, Senior General Counsel, Public Law, Department of Justice Canada

Nancy Othmer, Assistant Deputy Minister, Public Law and Legislative Services, Department of Justice Canada

Merrilee Rasmussen, Lawyer, Rasmussen & Co, Barristers and Solicitor

Michael Vandergrift, Deputy Minister, Intergovernmental Affairs, Privy Council Office

James Clements, Senior Vice-President, Strategic Planning and Technology Transformation, Canadian Pacific

Dwight Newman, Professor of Law and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Rights in Constitutional and International Law, University of Saskatchewan

Benoît Pelletier, Professor, University of Ottawa

Patrick Taillon, Professor and co-director, Centre for Constitutional and Administrative Law

Respectfully submitted,

MOBINA S. B. JAFFER

Chair

The Honourable Senator Jaffer moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Duncan, that the report be placed on the Orders of the Day for consideration at the next sitting.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

Government Notices of Motions

With leave of the Senate,

The Honourable Senator Gagné moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Gold, P.C.:

That, for today’s sitting, and notwithstanding any provision of the Rules, previous order or usual practice:

1.the Senate not see the clock at 6 p.m.;

2.motion No. 14 under Other Business be called immediately after the Senate has completed consideration of Government Business;

3.when the Senate completes Government Business and proceedings on motion No. 14 under Other Business it adjourn; and

4.if the Senate has not completed Government Business and its consideration of motion No. 14 under Other Business by 9 p.m., the sitting continue until those items have been completed.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

Introduction and First Reading of Government Bills

The Honourable Senator Gold, P.C., introduced Bill S-6, An Act respecting regulatory modernization.

The bill was read the first time.

The Honourable Senator Gold, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator LaBoucane-Benson, that the bill be placed on the Orders of the Day for a second reading two days hence.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

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The Honourable Senator Gold, P.C., introduced Bill S-7, An Act to amend the Customs Act and the Preclearance Act, 2016.

The bill was read the first time.

The Honourable Senator Gold, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator LaBoucane-Benson, that the bill be placed on the Orders of the Day for a second reading two days hence.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

Question Period

The Senate proceeded to Question Period.

Orders of the Day

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

A message was brought from the House of Commons in the following words:

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

EXTRACT, —

That,

(a)pursuant to subsection 5(1) of An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), a special joint committee of the Senate and the House of Commons be appointed to review the provisions of the Criminal Code relating to medical assistance in dying and their application, including but not limited to issues relating to mature minors, advance requests, mental illness, the state of palliative care in Canada and the protection of Canadians with disabilities;

(b)pursuant to subsection 5(2) of the act, five members of the Senate and 10 members of the House of Commons be members of the committee, including five members of the House of Commons from the governing party, three members of the House of Commons from the official opposition, and two members of the House of Commons from the opposition who are not members of the official opposition, with two Chairs of which the House Co-Chair shall be from the governing party and the Senate Co-Chair shall be determined by the Senate;

(c)in addition to the Co-Chairs, the committee shall elect three vice-chairs from the House, of whom the first vice-chair shall be from the Conservative Party of Canada, the second vice-chair shall be from the Bloc Québécois and the third vice-chair shall be from the New Democratic Party;

(d)pursuant to subsection 5(3) of the act, the quorum of the committee be eight members whenever a vote, resolution or other decision is taken, so long as both Houses and one member of the governing party in the House, one from the opposition in the House and one member of the Senate are represented, and that the Joint Chairs be authorized to hold meetings, to receive evidence and authorize the printing thereof, whenever six members are present, so long as both Houses and one member of the governing party in the House, one member from the opposition in the House and one member of the Senate are represented;

(e)the House of Commons members be named by their respective whip by depositing with the Clerk of the House the list of their members to serve on the committee no later than five sitting days after the adoption of this motion;

(f)changes to the membership of the committee, on the part of the House of Commons, be effective immediately after notification by the relevant whip has been filed with the Clerk of the House;

(g)membership substitutions, on the part of the House of Commons, be permitted, if required, in the manner provided for in Standing Order 114(2) and that they may be filed with the clerk of the committee by email;

(h)until Thursday, June 23, 2022, where applicable to a special joint committee, the provisions contained in paragraph (r) of the order adopted by the House on Thursday, November 25, 2021, shall also apply to the committee;

(i)the committee have the power to:

(i)sit during sittings and adjournments of the House,

(ii)report from time to time, to send for persons, papers and records, and to print such papers and evidence as may be ordered by the committee,

(iii)retain the services of expert, professional, technical and clerical staff, including legal counsel,

(iv)appoint, from among its members such subcommittees as may be deemed appropriate and to delegate to such subcommittees, all or any of its powers, except the power to report to the Senate and House of Commons,

(v)authorize video and audio broadcasting of any or all of its proceedings and that public proceedings be made available to the public via the Parliament of Canada’s websites;

(j)pursuant to subsection 5(5) of the act, the committee submit a final report of its review, including a statement of any recommended changes, to Parliament no later than Thursday, June 23, 2022; and

(k)pursuant to subsection 5(6) of the act, following the tabling of the final report in both Houses, the committee shall expire; and

that a message be sent to the Senate requesting that House to unite with this House for the above purpose and to select, if the Senate deems advisable, members to act on the proposed special joint committee.

ATTEST

Charles Robert

The Clerk of the House of Commons

With leave of the Senate,

The Honourable Senator Gold, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Gagné, that the message be placed on the Orders of the Day for consideration later this day.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

Government Business

Bills – Third Reading

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Gagné, seconded by the Honourable Senator Gold, P.C., for the third reading of Bill C-15, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022.

After debate,

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted on the following vote:

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

ArnotAudetteBellemareBernardBlackBoehmBonifaceBoveyBrazeauBussonClementCordyCormierCotterCoyleDagenaisDalphondDaskoDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DeanDowneDuncanDupuisForestGagnéGalvezGerbaGignacGoldGreeneHarderHartlingJafferKutcherLaBoucane-BensonLankinLoffredaLovelace NicholasMarwahMassicotteMcCallumMcPhedranMégieMercerMiville-DechêneMoncionMoodieOmidvarPatePetitclercQuinnRavaliaRinguetteSaint-GermainSimonsSorensenTannasVernerWhiteYussuff—61

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

AtaullahjanBattersBoisvenuCarignanHousakosMacDonaldManningMarshallMocklerOhPoirierRichardsSeidmanSmithWells—15

ABSTENTIONS

The Honourable Senators

Nil

Accordingly, Bill C-15 was read a third time and passed.

Ordered, That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed this bill without amendment.

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Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Gagné, seconded by the Honourable Senator LaBoucane-Benson, for the third reading of Bill C-16, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023.

After debate,

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted on the following vote:

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

ArnotAudetteBellemareBlackBoehmBonifaceBoveyBrazeauBussonChristmasClementCordyCormierCotterCoyleDagenaisDalphondDaskoDawsonDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DeanDowneDuncanDupuisForestGagnéGalvezGerbaGignacGoldGreeneHarderHartlingJafferKlyneKutcherLaBoucane-BensonLankinLoffredaLovelace NicholasMarwahMcCallumMcPhedranMégieMercerMiville-DechêneMoncionMoodieOmidvarPatePattersonPetitclercQuinnRavaliaRinguetteSaint-GermainSimonsSorensenTannasVernerWallinWetstonWhiteYussuff—65

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

AtaullahjanBattersBoisvenuCarignanHousakosMacDonaldManningMarshallOhPoirierRichardsSeidmanSmithWells—14

ABSTENTIONS

The Honourable Senators

Nil

Accordingly, Bill C-16 was read a third time and passed.

Ordered, That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed this bill without amendment.

Motions

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Gold, P.C., seconded by the Honourable Senator LaBoucane-Benson:

That the provisions of the order of November 25, 2021, concerning hybrid sittings of the Senate and committees, and other matters, be extended to the end of the day on April 30, 2022;

That the Senate commit to the consideration of a transition back to in-person sittings as soon as practicable in light of relevant factors, including public health guidelines, and the safety and well-being of all parliamentary personnel; and

That any further extension of this order be taken only after consultation with the leaders and facilitators of all recognized parties and parliamentary groups.

After debate,

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted, on division.

Bills – Second Reading

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Dalphond, seconded by the Honourable Senator Bovey, for the second reading of Bill S-4, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Identification of Criminals Act and to make related amendments to other Acts (COVID-19 response and other measures).

After debate,

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

The bill was then read the second time.

The Honourable Senator Gold, P.C., moved, for the Honourable Senator Dalphond, seconded by the Honourable Senator Bovey, that the bill be referred to the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

WRITTEN DECLARATION OF ROYAL ASSENT

At 6:45 p.m., the Honourable the Speaker pro tempore informed the Senate that the following communication had been received:

RIDEAU HALL

March 31, 2022

Mr. Speaker,

I have the honour to inform you that the Right Honourable Richard Wagner, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, in his capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, signified royal assent by written declaration to the bills listed in the Schedule to this letter on the 31st day of March, 2022, at 6:22 p.m.

Yours sincerely,

Ryan McAdam

Chief of Staff of the Secretary to the Governor General

The Honourable

The Speaker of the Senate

Ottawa

Schedule

Bills Assented To

Thursday, March 31, 2022

An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022 (Bill C-15, Chapter 3, 2022)

An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023 (Bill C-16, Chapter 4, 2022)

Government Business

Other

Consideration of the message from the House of Commons:

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

EXTRACT, —

That,

(a)pursuant to subsection 5(1) of An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), a special joint committee of the Senate and the House of Commons be appointed to review the provisions of the Criminal Code relating to medical assistance in dying and their application, including but not limited to issues relating to mature minors, advance requests, mental illness, the state of palliative care in Canada and the protection of Canadians with disabilities;

(b)pursuant to subsection 5(2) of the act, five members of the Senate and 10 members of the House of Commons be members of the committee, including five members of the House of Commons from the governing party, three members of the House of Commons from the official opposition, and two members of the House of Commons from the opposition who are not members of the official opposition, with two Chairs of which the House Co-Chair shall be from the governing party and the Senate Co-Chair shall be determined by the Senate;

(c)in addition to the Co-Chairs, the committee shall elect three vice-chairs from the House, of whom the first vice-chair shall be from the Conservative Party of Canada, the second vice-chair shall be from the Bloc Québécois and the third vice-chair shall be from the New Democratic Party;

(d)pursuant to subsection 5(3) of the act, the quorum of the committee be eight members whenever a vote, resolution or other decision is taken, so long as both Houses and one member of the governing party in the House, one from the opposition in the House and one member of the Senate are represented, and that the Joint Chairs be authorized to hold meetings, to receive evidence and authorize the printing thereof, whenever six members are present, so long as both Houses and one member of the governing party in the House, one member from the opposition in the House and one member of the Senate are represented;

(e)the House of Commons members be named by their respective whip by depositing with the Clerk of the House the list of their members to serve on the committee no later than five sitting days after the adoption of this motion;

(f)changes to the membership of the committee, on the part of the House of Commons, be effective immediately after notification by the relevant whip has been filed with the Clerk of the House;

(g)membership substitutions, on the part of the House of Commons, be permitted, if required, in the manner provided for in Standing Order 114(2) and that they may be filed with the clerk of the committee by email;

(h)until Thursday, June 23, 2022, where applicable to a special joint committee, the provisions contained in paragraph (r) of the order adopted by the House on Thursday, November 25, 2021, shall also apply to the committee;

(i)the committee have the power to:

(i)sit during sittings and adjournments of the House,

(ii)report from time to time, to send for persons, papers and records, and to print such papers and evidence as may be ordered by the committee,

(iii)retain the services of expert, professional, technical and clerical staff, including legal counsel,

(iv)appoint, from among its members such subcommittees as may be deemed appropriate and to delegate to such subcommittees, all or any of its powers, except the power to report to the Senate and House of Commons,

(v)authorize video and audio broadcasting of any or all of its proceedings and that public proceedings be made available to the public via the Parliament of Canada’s websites;

(j)pursuant to subsection 5(5) of the act, the committee submit a final report of its review, including a statement of any recommended changes, to Parliament no later than Thursday, June 23, 2022; and

(k)pursuant to subsection 5(6) of the act, following the tabling of the final report in both Houses, the committee shall expire; and

that a message be sent to the Senate requesting that House to unite with this House for the above purpose and to select, if the Senate deems advisable, members to act on the proposed special joint committee.

ATTEST

Charles Robert

The Clerk of the House of Commons

The Honourable Senator Gold, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator LaBoucane-Benson:

That:

(a)pursuant to subsection 5(1) of An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), S.C. 2021, c. 2, a Special Joint Committee of the Senate and the House of Commons be appointed to review the provisions of the Criminal Code relating to medical assistance in dying and their application, including but not limited to issues relating to mature minors, advance requests, mental illness, the state of palliative care in Canada and the protection of Canadians with disabilities;

(b)pursuant to subsection 5(2) of the act, the committee be composed of five members of the Senate, including one senator from the Opposition, two senators from the Independent Senators Group, one senator from the Progressive Senate Group, and one senator from the Canadian Senators Group, and ten members of the House of Commons, with two chairs, of whom the Senate chair shall be from the Opposition and the House chair shall be from the governing party;

(c)in addition to the chairs, there be one deputy chair from the Senate, from the Independent Senators Group and three vice-chairs from the House;

(d)the five senators to be members of the committee be named by means of a notice signed by their respective leader or facilitator, or their respective designates, and filed with the Clerk of the Senate no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day after this motion is adopted, failing which, the leader or facilitator, and, in the case of the Independent Senators Group, the deputy facilitator if appropriate, of any party or group identified in paragraph (b) that has not filed the name of a senator with the Clerk of the Senate, shall be deemed to be named to the committee, with the names of the senators named as members being recorded in the Journals of the Senate;

(e)pursuant to subsection 5(3) of the act, the quorum of the committee be eight members whenever a vote, resolution or other decision is taken, so long as both houses are represented and that one member from the Senate, one member of the governing party in the House, and one member from the opposition in the House are present and that the chairs be authorized to hold meetings, to receive evidence and authorize the publication thereof, whenever six members are present, so long as both houses are represented and that one member of the Senate, one member of the governing party in the House and one member from the opposition in the House are present;

(f)for greater certainty, changes to the membership of the committee on the part of the Senate be made in accordance with rule 12-5;

(g)until Thursday, June 23, 2022:

(i)where applicable, the provisions contained in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of the order adopted by the Senate on February 10, 2022, respecting the participation of senators in hybrid meetings of standing joint committees, shall apply to senators on this committee; and

(ii)senators, members and departmental and parliamentary officials appearing as witnesses before the committee may do so in person, as may any witness invited to appear before the committee;

(h)the committee have the power to:

(i)meet during sittings and adjournments of the Senate;

(ii)report from time to time, to send for persons, papers and records, and to publish such papers and evidence as may be ordered by the committee;

(iii)retain the services of expert, professional, technical and clerical staff, including legal counsel; and

(iv)authorize video and audio broadcasting of any or all of its public proceedings and to make them available to the public via the Parliament of Canada’s websites;

(i)a report of the committee may be deposited with the Clerk of the Senate at any time the Senate stands adjourned, and that any report so deposited may be deposited electronically, with the report being deemed to have been presented or tabled in the Senate;

(j)pursuant to subsection 5(5) of the act, the committee submit a final report of its review, including a statement of any recommended changes, to Parliament no later than June 23, 2022; and

(k)pursuant to subsection 5(6) of the act, following the tabling of the final report in both houses, the committee shall expire; and

That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that house accordingly.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

Bills – Second Reading

Order No. 2 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

Reports of Committees – Other

Order No. 4 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

Motions

Order No. 1 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

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With leave of the Senate,

The Honourable Senator Gagné moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Gold, P.C.:

That, when the Senate next adjourns after the adoption of this motion, it do stand adjourned until Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at 2 p.m.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

Inquiries

Order No. 1 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

Other Business

Motions

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Kutcher, seconded by the Honourable Senator Boehm:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology be authorized, when and if it is formed, to examine and report on the Federal Framework for Suicide Prevention, including, but not limited to:

(a)evaluating the effectiveness of the Framework in significantly, substantially and sustainably decreasing rates of suicide since it was enacted;

(b)examining the rates of suicide in Canada as a whole and in unique populations, such as Indigenous, racialized and youth communities;

(c)reporting on the amount of federal funding provided to all suicide prevention programs or initiatives for the period 2000-2020 and determining what evidence-based criteria for suicide prevention was used in each selection;

(d)determining for each of the programs or interventions funded in paragraph (c), whether there was a demonstrated significant, substantive and sustained decrease in suicide rates in the population(s) targeted; and

(e)providing recommendations to ensure that Canada’s Federal Framework for Suicide Prevention and federal funding for suicide prevention activities are based on best available evidence of impact on suicide rate reduction; and

That the committee submit its final report on this study to the Senate no later than December 16, 2022.

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Brazeau moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Duncan, that further debate on the motion be adjourned until the next sitting.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

ADJOURNMENT

At 7:08 p.m., pursuant to the order adopted by the Senate earlier this day, the Senate adjourned until Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at 2 p.m.

DOCUMENTS DEPOSITED WITH THE CLERK OF THE SENATE PURSUANT TO RULE 14-1(7)

Report on the administration of the Supplementary Retirement Benefits Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. S-24, s. 12.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-627.

Report on the administration of the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. M-5, s. 67.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-628.

Report on the Public Service Pension Plan, together with the Auditors’ Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Public Service Superannuation Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. P-36, s. 46.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-629.

Report of the Canada Revenue Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-630.

Report of the Canada Energy Regulator for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-631.

Report of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-632.

Report of the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services, Staff of the Non-Public Funds (Canadian Forces) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-633.

Report of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-634.

Report of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-635.

Report of the Communications Security Establishment for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-636.

Report of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-637.

Report of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-638.

Report of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-639.

Report of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-640.

Report of the National Film Board of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-641.

Report of the National Research Council of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-642.

Report of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-643.

Report of the Office of the Auditor General of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-644.

Report of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-645.

Report of the Parks Canada Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-646.

Report of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-647.

Report of Statistical Survey Operations for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-648.

Report on employment equity in the Federal Public Service for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-649.

Report on the administration of the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act, together with the Auditor General’s Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-17, ss. 57, 59.7 and 72.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-650.

Report of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board for the year ended December 31, 2020, pursuant to the Patent Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. P-4, sbs. 89(4) and 100(4).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-651.

Revised report on the administration of the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act - Reserve Force Pension Plan for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-17, ss. 57, 59.7 and 72.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-652.

Revised report on the administration of the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act - Reserve Force Pension Plan for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, pursuant to the Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-17, ss. 57, 59.7 and 72.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-653.

Report on the administration of the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act - Reserve Force Pension Plan for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-17, ss. 57, 59.7 and 72.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-654.

Report of operations under the Fisheries Development Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-21, s. 10.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-655.

Report of the Canadian Armed Forces for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-656.

Changes in Membership of Committees Pursuant to Rule 12-5

Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

The Honourable Senator Lankin, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Mégie (March 30, 2022).

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