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Date / Time Studies & Bills Location  Note
  • Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
  • Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • Examination of federal government’s constitutional and legal responsibilities to Aboriginal Peoples
    • Trevor Dubois (As an Individual)
    • Megan Hébert-Lefebvre (As an Individual)
    • Karlee Johnson (As an Individual)
    • Jukipa Kotierk (As an Individual)
    • Aurora Leddy (As an Individual)
    • Christine Luza (As an Individual)
    • Taylor Morriseau (As an Individual)
    • Richard Pellissier-Lush (As an Individual)
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 25 of Part 4 of Bill C-97, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2019 and other measures
    • Consideration of a draft report
  • Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
    • Grand Chief Edward John, Political Executive Member (First Nations Summit)
    • Dwight Newman, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Rights in Constitutional and International Law, University of Saskatchewan (As an Individual)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
    • Mauro Barelli, Senior Lecturer, City Law School, University of London (As an Individual)
    • John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law, , University of Victoria (As an Individual)
    • Paul Joffe, Legal Counsel, Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) (As an Individual)
    • Joshua Nichols, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta (As an Individual)
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 25 of Part 4 of Bill C-97, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2019 and other measures
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages
    • The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, P.C., M.P, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism (Canadian Heritage)
    • Stephen Gagnon, Federal Representative, Indigenous Languages Legislation, Citizenship, Heritage and Regions Sector (Canadian Heritage)
    • Hélène Laurendeau, Deputy Minister (Canadian Heritage)
  • Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
    • Wilton Littlechild, Grand Chief, Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations (As an Individual)
    • Koren Marriott, Legal Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Ross Pattee, Assistant Deputy Minister, Implementation Sector (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • Romeo Saganash, Member of Parliament for Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou, Sponsor of the bill (As an Individual)
    • Laurie Sargent, Assistant Deputy Minister, Aboriginal Affairs Portfolio (Department of Justice Canada)
    • The Honourable Murray Sinclair, Senator (As an Individual)
    • Joe Wild, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Treaties and Aboriginal Government Sector (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 25 of Part 4 of Bill C-97, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2019 and other measures
    • Veldon Coburn, Faculty member, School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies, Carleton University (As an Individual)
    • Okimaw Henry Lewis, Chief (Onion Lake Cree Nation)
    • Craig Makinaw, Chief (Ermineskin Cree Nation)
    • François Masse, Director General, Strategic Policy, Cabinet and Parliamentary Affairs (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Jean-Pierre Morin, Departmental Historian, Strategic Policy Directorate (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • Scott Serson, former Deputy Minister, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (As an Individual)
    • Jean-François Tremblay, Deputy Minister (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Daniel Watson, Deputy Minister (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 25 of Part 4 of Bill C-97, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2019 and other measures
    • Marcel Balfour, Senior Policy Analyst (Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs)
    • Robert Bertrand, National Chief (Congress of Aboriginal Peoples)
    • Jocelyn Formsma, Executive Director (National Association of Friendship Centres)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • The subject matter of Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
  • The subject matter of Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families
    • The Honourable Seamus O'Regan, P.C., M.P., Minister of Indigenous Services (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Hadley Friedland, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta (As an Individual)
    • Isa Gros-Louis, Director General, Child and Family Services Reform (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Naiomi W. Metallic, Professor and Chancellor’s Chair in Aboriginal Law and Policy, Dalhousie University (As an Individual)
    • Natan Obed, President (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami)
    • Pamela D. Palmater, Associate Professor and Chair in Indigenous Governance, Ryerson University (As an Individual)
    • Laurie Sargent, Assistant Deputy Minister, Aboriginal Affairs Portfolio (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Gaylene Schellenberg, Lawyer, Advocacy (Canadian Bar Association)
    • David Taylor, Executive Member, Aboriginal Law Section (Canadian Bar Association)
    • Jenny Tierney, Manager, Health & Social Development (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami)
    • Jean-François Tremblay, Deputy Minister (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Joanne Wilkinson, Assistant Deputy Minister, Child and Family Services Reform Branch (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Examination of federal government’s constitutional and legal responsibilities to Aboriginal Peoples
    • Consideration of a draft budget
  • The subject matter of Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families
    • Holly Anderson, Guardianship Manager (Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society)
    • Cheyenne Andy, Senior Youth Advisory member (Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society)
    • Ashley Bach, President (Youth in Care Canada)
    • Marcel Balfour, Senior Policy Analyst (Manitoba First Nations Family Advocate Office)
    • Marilyn Birch, Director of Child and Family Services (Mi'kmaq Confederacy of Prince Edward Island (MCPEI))
    • Kayla Frank, Policy Analyst (Manitoba First Nations Family Advocate Office)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • The subject matter of Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families
    • Jennifer Cox, Barrister and Solicitor, Project Lead- Enhanced Child Family Initiative (Mi’kmaq Rights Initiative)
    • Richard Gray, Manager, Social Services (First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission)
    • Jason LeBlanc, Executive Director (Tungasuvvingat Inuit)
    • Paul Morris, Lead Counsel (Mi'kmaw Family and Children Services of Nova Scotia)
    • Paul Prosper, Chief (Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation)
    • Billie Schibler, Chief Executive Officer (Métis Child and Family Services Authority)
    • The Honourable Elisapee Sheutiapik, Minister for Family Services and Government House Leader (Government of Nunavut)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • The subject matter of Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families
    • Debbie Abbott, Executive Director (Nlaka’pamux Nation Tribal Council)
    • Constant Awashish, Grand Chief, Chair of the Atikamekw Nation Council (Atikamekw Nation Council)
    • Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief (Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3)
    • Mary-Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Director, Residential School History and Dialogue Centre, Professor of Law, University of British Columbia (As an Individual)
    • Ardith Walkem, Barrister and Solicitor (Nlaka’pamux Nation Tribal Council)
  • The subject matter of Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • The subject matter of Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families
    • Joel Abram, Grand Chief (Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians)
    • Robert Bertrand, National Chief (Congress of Aboriginal Peoples)
    • Lisa Cooper, Chief, Native Council of PEI and CAP Board Member (Congress of Aboriginal Peoples)
    • Arlen Dumas, Grand Chief (Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs)
    • Jocelyn Formsma, Executive Director (National Association of Friendship Centres)
    • David Pratt, Vice Chief (Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations)
    • Kyle Prettyshield, Health and Social Director (Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations)
    • Raymond Shingoose, Director of Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services (Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • The subject matter of Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families
    • Cindy Blackstock, Executive Director (First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada)
    • Isa Gros-Louis, Director General, Child and Family Services Reform (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Kevin Hart, Regional Chief (Assembly of First Nations)
    • Francyne Joe, President (Native Women's Association of Canada)
    • Melissa Lambert-Tenasco, Policy Advisor (Native Women's Association of Canada)
    • Virginia Lomax, Legal Counsel (Native Women's Association of Canada)
    • Kevin Page, President and CEO (Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy)
    • Laurie Sargent, Assistant Deputy Minister, Aboriginal Affairs Portfolio (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Jean-François Tremblay, Deputy Minister (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Senior Advisor (Assembly of First Nations)
    • Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux, Formerly the Minister’s Special Representative on Child Welfare (As an Individual)
    • Joanne Wilkinson, Assistant Deputy Minister, Child and Family Services Reform Branch (Indigenous Services Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • The subject matter of Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages
    • Blake Desjarlais, Director of Public & National Affairs (Métis Settlements General Council)
    • Shannon Gullberg, Official Languages Commissioner (Office of the Official Languages Commissioner of the Northwest Territories)
    • Tina Jules, Director, Yukon Native Language Centre (Council of Yukon First Nations)
    • Helen Klengenberg, Official Languages Commissioner (Office of the Official Languages Commissioner of Nunavut)
    • Corinne McKay, Secretary-Treasurer (Nisga'a Lisims Government)
    • David Morin, Curriculum Developer (Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research)
    • Karon Shmon, Director, Publishing (Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research)
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • The subject matter of Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages
    • Claudette Commanda, Executive Director (First Nations Confederacy of Cultural Education Centres)
    • Lorena Sekwan Fontaine, Indigenous Academic Lead, Associate Professor, University of Winnipeg (As an Individual)
    • Susanne Gressner, Research and Development, Linguist (First Peoples' Cultural Council)
    • Tracey Herbert, Chief Executive Officer (First Peoples' Cultural Council)
    • Robert Matthew, Principal (T'selcéwtqen Clleq'mel'ten/Chief Atahm School)
    • Imelda Perley, Elder-in-Residence, Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre, University of New Brunswick (As an Individual)
    • Wanda Wilson, President (Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • The subject matter of Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages
    • Susan Enuaraq, Senior Advisor, Inuktut (Government of Nunavut)
    • Ellen Gabriel, Representative (Kontinónhstats - The Mohawk Language Custodian Association from Kanehsatà:ke)
    • The Honourable David Joanasie, Minister of Languages, Minister of Culture and Heritage and Minister of Education (Government of Nunavut)
    • Aluki Kotierk, President (Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated)
    • Jordan Lachler, Director (Canadian Indigenous Languages and Literacy Development Institute)
    • Ian Martin, Professor, Glendon College, York University (As an Individual)
    • Rebecca Mearns, Dean of Education, Inuit and University Studies (Nunavut Arctic College)
    • Zebedee Nungak, Specialist, Language file (Avataq Cultural Institute)
    • Josepi Padlayat, President (Avataq Cultural Institute)
    • Karen Sandy, Director (Six Nations of the Grand River)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
  • The subject matter of Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages
    • Tim Argetsinger, Political Advisor (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami)
    • Perry Bellegarde, National Chief (Assembly of First Nations)
    • Roger Jones, Special Advisor to the National Chief (Assembly of First Nations)
    • Natan Obed, President (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • The subject matter of Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages
    • The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, P.C., M.P, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism (Canadian Heritage)
    • Robert Bertrand, National Chief (Congress of Aboriginal Peoples)
    • Melissa Cernigoy, Senior Policy Advisor (Congress of Aboriginal Peoples)
    • Clément Chartier, President (Métis National Council)
    • Jocelyn Formsma, Executive Director (National Association of Friendship Centres)
    • Stephen Gagnon, Federal Representative, Indigenous Languages Legislation, Citizenship, Heritage and Regions Sector (Canadian Heritage)
    • Casey Hunley, Policy Advisor, Education (Native Women's Association of Canada)
    • Francyne Joe, President (Native Women's Association of Canada)
    • Hélène Laurendeau, Deputy Minister (Canadian Heritage)
    • Allan MacDonald, Director General of Implementation, Implementation Sector (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • John Topping, Director, Strategic Policy Development Directorate, Treaties and Aboriginal Government Sector (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • Adrian Walraven, Acting Director General, Education, Education and Social Development Programs and Partnerships Sector (Indigenous Services Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Study on the new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Study on the new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Study on the new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building* [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Study on the new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
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