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Schedule of All Meetings

Date / Time Committee Studies & Bills Location Session  Note
Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration
  • Pursuant to rule 12-7(1), consideration of financial and administrative matters
    • Pierre Lanctôt, Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate (Senate of Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building Intersessional Authority [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration
  • Pursuant to rule 12-7(1), consideration of financial and administrative matters
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Senators
  • Consideration of matters relating to the Ethics and Conflict of Interest Code for Senators
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
  • Study on foreign relations and international trade generally
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration
  • Pursuant to rule 12-7(1), consideration of financial and administrative matters
    • Blair Armitage, Principal Clerk, Committees Directorate (Senate of Canada)
    • Martine Bergeron, Manager of Procurement, Finance and Procurement Directorate (Senate of Canada)
    • Pierre Lanctôt, Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate (Senate of Canada)
    • Caroline Morency, Acting Director General, Property and Services (Senate of Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Senators
  • Consideration of matters relating to the Ethics and Conflict of Interest Code for Senators
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
National Finance
  • The subject matter of Bill C-101, An Act to amend the Customs Tariff and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act
    • Michèle Govier, Senior Director, Trade Rules, International Trade Policy Division, International Trade and Finance (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Patrick Halley, Director General, International Trade Policy Division, International Trade and Finance (Department of Finance Canada)
    • John Layton, Executive Director, Trade Remedies and North America Trade (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Human Rights
  • Examination of Canada’s international and national human rights obligations
    • Consideration of a draft report
  • Study on the issues relating to the human rights of federally-sentenced persons
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
  • Bill C-88, An Act to amend the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act and other Acts
    • The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, P.C., M.P., Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations (Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • Gilles Binda, Director, Resource Policy and Programs Directorate (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • Michel Chénier, Director, Petroleum and Mineral Resources Management Directorate (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • James Fulford, Chief Negotiator, Offshore, Executive and Indigenous Affairs (Government of Northwest Territories)
    • Mark Hopkins, Director General, Natural Resources and Environment Branch (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • Diane Lafleur, Associate Deputy Minister (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada)
    • George Mackenzie, Grand Chief (Tlicho Government)
    • David MacMartin, Director, Intergovernmental Relations (Gwich'in Tribal Council)
    • Bertha Rabesca Zoe, Legal Counsel and Laws Guardian (Tlicho Government)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
  • Study on the effects of transitioning to a low carbon economy
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building* 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Senators
  • Consideration of matters relating to the Ethics and Conflict of Interest Code for Senators
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
National Finance
  • Study on the processes and financial aspects of the Government of Canada’s system of defence procurement
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
  • Bill C-93, An Act to provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis
    • Akwasi Owusu-Bempah, Director of Research (Campaign for Cannabis Amnesty)
    • Ari Slatkoff, Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Lori Anne Thomas, President (Canadian Association of Black Lawyers)
    • William Thompson, Member at Large, Criminal Justice Section (Canadian Bar Association)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
National Security and Defence
  • Canada’s national security and defence policies, practices, circumstances and capabilities
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building* 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Human Rights
  • Study on the issues relating to the human rights of federally-sentenced persons
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
Banking, Trade and Commerce
  • Examine and report on the potential benefits and challenges of open banking for Canadian consumers.
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
  • Bill C-93, An Act to provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis
    • The Honourable Ralph Goodale, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (Public Safety Canada)
    • Angela Arnet Connidis, Director General, Crime Prevention, Corrections and Criminal Justice Directorate (Public Safety Canada)
    • Ian Broom, Acting Director General, Policy and Operations (Parole Board of Canada)
    • Allison Davis, Manager, Criminal Justice Policy Unit (Public Safety Canada)
    • Amanda Gonzalez, Manager, Civil Fingerprint Screening Services and Legislative Conformity (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Lisa Noseworthy, Acting Director, Clemency and Record Suspensions (Parole Board of Canada)
    • Ari Slatkoff, Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
  • Bill C-84, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (bestiality and animal fighting)
    • Camille Labchuk, Executive Director (Animal Justice)
    • Monique St. Germain, General Counsel (Canadian Centre for Child Protection)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Senators
  • Consideration of matters relating to the Ethics and Conflict of Interest Code for Senators
Room 257, East Block 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
Agriculture and Forestry
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Consideration of a draft budget
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Scrutiny of Regulations (Joint)
  • Review of Statutory Instruments
Room 505, Victoria Building 42-1 [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration
  • Pursuant to rule 12-7(1), consideration of financial and administrative matters
    • Nathalie Charpentier, Comptroller and Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate (Senate of Canada)
    • Josée Labelle, LTVP Executive Advisor, Real Property Planning and Projects (Senate of Canada)
    • Colette Labrecque-Riel, Clerk Assistant and Director General (International and Interparliamentary Affairs)
    • Pierre Lanctôt, Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate (Senate of Canada)
    • Caroline Morency, Acting Director General, Property and Services (Senate of Canada)
    • The Honourable Senator Donald Neil Plett, Senator (The Senate of Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
National Finance
  • Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
  • Bill C-78, An Act to amend the Divorce Act
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
  • Bill C-84, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (bestiality and animal fighting)
    • The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Barbara Cartwright, Chief Executive Officer (Humane Canada)
    • Dr. Alice Crook, Veterinarian and Adjunct Professor, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island (Canadian Veterinary Medical Association)
    • François Daigle, Associate Deputy Minister (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Shawn Eccles, Senior Manager, Cruelty Investigations (British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)
    • Carole Morency, Director General and Senior General Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Aboriginal Peoples
  • Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages
    • Suzie Bérard, Counsel, Legal Services (Canadian Heritage)
    • Hélène Laurendeau, Deputy Minister (Canadian Heritage)
    • Mélanie Théberge, Policy and Research Manager, Indigenous Languages Legislation, Citizenship, Heritage and Regions Sector (Canadian Heritage)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
  • Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families
    • Isa Gros-Louis, Director General, Child and Family Services Reform (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Marcus Léonard, Social Policy Researcher, Child and Family Services Reform (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Michelle Smith, General Cousel, Director (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Human Rights
  • Study on the issues relating to the human rights of federally-sentenced persons
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
Charitable Sector (Special)
  • The impact of public policy on charities and non-profit organizations, and of the voluntary sector
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
National Finance
  • Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • Adam Brown, Chair (Canadian Alliance of Student Associations)
    • Shannon Coombs, President (Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association)
    • Sofia Descalzi, Incoming National Chairperson (Canadian Federation of Students)
    • Philippe LeBel, President (Quebec Student Union)
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament
  • Develop and propose a mission and purpose statement for the Senate.
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Aboriginal Peoples
  • 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 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Human Rights
  • Study on the issues relating to the human rights of federally-sentenced persons
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
National Security and Defence
  • Canada’s national security and defence policies, practices, circumstances and capabilities
    • The Honourable Senator Frances Lankin, P.C., Senator
    • Rennie Marcoux, Executive Director (Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians)
    • The Honourable David McGuinty M.P., P.C., Chair (National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians)
    • The Honourable Senator Vernon White, Senator
Room W110, 1 Wellington St.* 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
National Finance
  • The subject matter of all of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • Stéphane Aubry, Vice President (Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada)
    • Chris Boivin, Director General, Green Municipal Fund (Federation of Canadian Municipalities)
    • Simon Coakeley, Chief Executive Officer (National Association of Federal Retirees)
    • Carole Saab, Executive Director, Policy and Public Affairs (Federation of Canadian Municipalities)
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
  • Study on foreign relations and international trade generally
    • Alex Neve, Secretary General (Amnesty International Canada)
    • Lobsang Sangay, President (Central Tibetan Administration)
    • Shawn Steil, Executive Director, Greater China Policy and Coordination (Global Affairs Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
  • Bill C-78, An Act to amend the Divorce Act
    • Suki Beavers, Project Director (National Association of Women and the Law)
    • John-Paul E. Boyd, Principal, John-Paul Boyd Arbitration Chambers (As an Individual)
    • Glenn Cheriton, President (Canadian Equal Parenting Council)
    • Brian Ludmer, Advisory Counsel (Canadian Association for Equality)
    • Manon Monastesse, Director General (Fédération des maisons d'hébergement pour femmes)
    • Mathilde Trou, Co-responsible for political issues, Communications Officer (Regroupement des maisons pour femmes victimes de violence conjugale)
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
  • Divisions 15, 16, 18, 19 and 20 of Part 4, and in Subdivisions C, K and L of Division 9 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Scrutiny of Regulations (Joint)
  • Review of Statutory Instruments
    • Erin Campbell, Director, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch, Patent Policy Directorate (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Erica Pashley, Senior Policy Analyst, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch, Patent Policy Directorate (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Mark Schaan, Director General, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
Room 505, Victoria Building 42-1 [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Agriculture and Forestry
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
  • Study on the effects of transitioning to a low carbon economy
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration
  • Pursuant to rule 12-7(1), consideration of financial and administrative matters
    • Geneviève Garneau, Senior Advisor, Talent Management, Human Resources Directorate (Senate of Canada)
    • Julie Lacroix, Director, Corporate Security Directorate (Senate of Canada)
    • Pierre Lanctôt, Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate (Senate of Canada)
    • Diane McCullagh, Chief Human Resources Officer (Senate of Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
National Finance
  • Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Transport and Communications
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 11, 12, 13 and 14 of Part 4, and in Subdivision I of Division 9 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Banking, Trade and Commerce
  • The subject matter of divisions 1, 5 and 26 and in Subdivision A of Division 2 of Part 4 of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • Election of an acting chair
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
  • Divisions 15, 16, 18, 19 and 20 of Part 4, and in Subdivisions C, K and L of Division 9 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • David LeDrew, Senior Advisor, Capital Markets Division (Department of Finance Canada)
    • David K. Lee, Chief Regulatory Officer, Health Products and Food Branch (Health Canada)
    • Greg Loyst, Director General, Policy and Regulatory Strategies Directorate (Health Canada)
    • Robert Sample, Senior Director, Market Policy, Capital Markets Division (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Jason Stephen, President (Canadian Real Estate Association)
    • Garima Talwar Kapoor, Director, Policy and Research (Maytree Foundation)
    • Michel Tremblay, Senior Vice President, Policy and Innovation (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
    • Mark Young, Director, Legal Services (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
  • Bill C-78, An Act to amend the Divorce Act
    • The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Nicholas Bala, Professor, Faculty of Law, Queen’s University (Ontario Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts)
    • Serge Bernier, Vice President (Chambre des notaires du Québec)
    • François Daigle, Associate Deputy Minister (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Melanie Del Rizzo, Chair, Family Law Section (Canadian Bar Association)
    • Antoine Fafard, Notary, Legal Services and Institutional Relations (Chambre des notaires du Québec)
    • Claire Farid, Senior Counsel and Manager (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Gaylene Schellenberg, Lawyer, Advocacy (Canadian Bar Association)
    • Valérie Laberge, Member of the Family Law Committee (Barreau du Québec)
    • Nicolas Le Grand Alary, Lawyer, Secretariat of the Order and Legal Affairs (Barreau du Québec)
    • Elissa Lieff, Senior General Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Linda C. Neilson, Professor Emerita, University of New Brunswick, University of New Brunswick (As an Individual)
    • Andina Van Isschot, Acting Senior Counsel and Coordinator (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Laurie Wright, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister (Department of Justice Canada)
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
National Security and Defence
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 10 and 21 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 B45, Senate of Canada Building* 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
National Finance
  • The subject matter of all of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • The Honourable Bill Morneau, P.C., M.P., Minister of Finance (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Brian Ernewein, Assistant Deputy Minister, Legislation, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
Room 257, East Block 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Aboriginal Peoples
  • 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. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Human Rights
  • Study on the issues relating to the human rights of federally-sentenced persons
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Agriculture and Forestry
  • The subject in Subdivision J of Division 9 of Part 4, insofar as it relates to food, of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Aboriginal Peoples
  • 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. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
National Finance
  • The subject matter of all of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • Michael Armstrong, Associate Professor, Goodman School of Business, Brock University (As an Individual)
    • David Clement, North American Affairs Manager (Consumer Choice Center)
    • Rebecca Jesseman, Director, Policy (Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction)
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
National Finance
  • The subject matter of all of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • Bruce Ball, Vice President, Taxation (Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada)
    • Trevin S. Stratton, Chief Economist (The Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament
  • Develop and propose a mission and purpose statement for the Senate.
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Transport and Communications
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 11, 12, 13 and 14 of Part 4, and in Subdivision I of Division 9 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • Alain Arseneault, President and Marine Pilot (Corporation des pilotes du St-Laurent central)
    • Massimo Bergamini, President and Chief Executive Officer (National Airlines Council of Canada)
    • Michael Broad, President (Shipping Federation of Canada)
    • Bruce Burrows, President (Chamber of Marine Commerce)
    • Daniel-Robert Gooch, President (Canadian Airports Council)
    • Roy Haakonson, President (Licensed Pilot) (British Columbia Coast Pilots Ltd.)
    • Tristan K.-Laflamme, Executive Director and General Counsel (Canadian Marine Pilots' Association)
    • Doug Keller-Hobson, Chief Executive Officer (Hope Air)
    • John McKenna, President and Chief Executive Officer (Air Transport Association of Canada)
    • Andrew Norgaard, Vice President of Communications (NAV CANADA)
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Aboriginal Peoples
  • 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 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
  • Bill C-337, An Act to amend the Judges Act and the Criminal Code (sexual assault)
    • The Honourable Rona Ambrose, P.C. (As an Individual)
    • The Honourable Senator A. Raynell Andreychuk, sponsor of the bill
    • Elaine Craig, Associate Professor, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University (As an Individual)
    • The Honourable C. Adèle Kent, Chief Judicial Officer (National Judicial Institute)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
  • Divisions 15, 16, 18, 19 and 20 of Part 4, and in Subdivisions C, K and L of Division 9 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • Michèle Biss, Policy Director and Human Rights Lawyer (Canada Without Poverty)
    • Avvy Yao-Yao Go, Clinic Director, Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (Colour of Poverty – Colour of Change)
    • Darlene O'Leary, Socio-economic Policy Analyst (Citizens for Public Justice)
    • Heather Sheehy, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic and Service Policy Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Nora Spinks, President and CEO (Vanier Institute of the Family)
    • Hugues Vaillancourt, Senior Director, Social Development Policy Division, Social Policy Directorate, Strategic and Service Policy Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
National Security and Defence
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 10 and 21 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
    • Randall Koops, Director General, Firearms Regulatory Services, Canadian Firearms Program (Public Safety Canada)
    • Michelaine Lahaie, Chairperson (Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP)
    • Faith McIntyre, Director General, Policy and Research Division, Strategic Policy and Commemoration (Veterans Affairs Canada)
    • Philip McLinton, A/Senior Director, Strategic Policy and Government Affairs (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Janet Merlo, Former RCMP member (National Women in Law Enforcement Association)
    • Angelina Rivers, National Director (National Women in Law Enforcement Association)
    • Laurent Solasse, Senior Investigator (Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP)
    • Jacques Talbot, Legal Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 17 of Part 4, and in Subdivisions B, C and D of Division 2 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • Luc Beaudry, Assistant Director, Collaboration, Development and Research (Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada)
    • André Baril, Senior Director, Refugee Affairs (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Adèle Berthiaume, Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Superintendent Mark Flynn, Director General, Financial Crime and Cybercrime, Federal Policing Criminal Operations (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Dan Lambert, Assistant Director, Intelligence Sector (Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada)
    • Joane Leroux, Assistant Director, Regional Operations (Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada)
    • Paul Saint-Denis, Senior Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Assistant Commissioner Eric Slinn, Federal Policing Criminal Operations (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Fraser Valentine, Director General, Refugee Affairs (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
National Finance
  • The subject matter of all of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • Travis Allan, Chair, National Government Relations Committee (Electric Mobility Canada)
    • Joanna Kyriazis, Senior Policy Advisor (Clean Energy Canada)
    • Mark A. Nantais, President (Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association)
    • Brad Ryder, Chief Executive Officer (Electric Mobility Canada)
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
  • Bill C-75, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts
    • Shannon Davis-Ermuth, Senior Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Carole Morency, Director General and Senior General Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
  • Bill C-82, Multilateral Instrument in Respect of Tax Conventions Act
    • Laura Gheorghiu, Partner, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP (As an Individual)
    • Toby Sanger, Executive Director (Canadians for Tax Fairness)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
  • Divisions 15, 16, 18, 19 and 20 of Part 4, and in Subdivisions C, K and L of Division 9 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Raymond Kunze, Director General, Internal Audit and Accountability (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Erika Sheridan, Superintendent and Director, Border Integrity (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Katarina Stephenson, Director, Social Immigration Policy and Programs (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Fisheries and Oceans
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building* 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Scrutiny of Regulations (Joint)
  • Review of Statutory Instruments
    • Tina Green, Assistant Secretary, Regulatory Affairs (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Rima Hamoui, Executive Director, Cabinet Committee Operations Division, Regulatory Affairs Sector (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Martin Moen, Director General, North American Trade Policy and Negotiations (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Jeannine R. Ritchot, Executive Director, Regulatory Policy and Cooperation Directorate, Regulatory Affairs Sector (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Steve Verheul, Assistant Deputy Minister, Trade Policy and Negociations (Global Affairs Canada)
Room 505, Victoria Building 42-1 [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration
  • Pursuant to rule 12-7(1), consideration of financial and administrative matters
    • Richard Denis, Interim Clerk of the Senate and Clerk of the Parliaments and Chief Legislative Services Officer (Senate of Canada)
    • Julie Lacroix, Director, Corporate Security Directorate (Senate of Canada)
    • Pierre Lanctôt, Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate (Senate of Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Agriculture and Forestry
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
  • Study on the effects of transitioning to a low carbon economy
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
National Finance
  • The subject matter of all of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • Dan Kelly, President and Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Federation of Independent Business)
    • Janet Lane, Director, Human Capital Centre (Canada West Foundation)
    • Cory G. Litzenberger, , CGL Strategic Business and Tax Advisors (As an Individual)
    • Jennifer Robson, Associate Professor, Political Management, Kroeger College, Carleton University (As an Individual)
    • Larry Rousseau, Executive Vice-President (Canadian Labour Congress)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Aboriginal Peoples
  • 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 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Transport and Communications
  • Bill C-48, Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
    • Consideration of a draft report
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 11, 12, 13 and 14 of Part 4, and in Subdivision I of Division 9 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • Jacqueline Corado, Vice-Chairperson (Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada)
    • Nancy Fitchett, Acting Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Chief Financial Officer (Canadian Air Transport Security Authority)
    • Michael Saunders, President and Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Air Transport Security Authority)
    • Charles S. Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer (Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada)
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building* 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
  • Bill C-75, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts
    • Shannon Davis-Ermuth, Senior Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Carole Morency, Director General and Senior General Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Matthias Villetorte, Senior Counsel and Team Lead (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
  • Bill C-82, Multilateral Instrument in Respect of Tax Conventions Act
    • Arthur Cockfield, Professor, Faculty of Law, Queen's University (As an Individual)
    • Greg Johnson, Partner, Tax (Bennett Jones LLP)
    • Jared Mackey, Associate, Tax (Bennett Jones LLP)
    • Alexandra MacLean, Director General, International and Large Business Directorate, International, Large Business and Investigations Branch (Canada Revenue Agency)
    • Trevor McGowan, Director General, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Darcy Moch, Partner, Tax (Bennett Jones LLP)
    • Stephanie Smith, Senior Director, Tax Treaties, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Banking, Trade and Commerce
  • The subject matter of divisions 1, 5 and 26 and in Subdivision A of Division 2 of Part 4 of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • Safeena Alarakhia, Senior Advisor, Financial Crimes Governance and Operations, Financial Systems Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Ian Disend, Senior Policy Analyst, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Mark Schaan, Director General, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Kathleen Wrye, Acting Director, Pensions Policy (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building* 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
  • Divisions 15, 16, 18, 19 and 20 of Part 4, and in Subdivisions C, K and L of Division 9 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • The Honourable Bill Blair, P.C., M.P., Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction (Public Safety Canada)
    • André Baril, Senior Director, Refugee Affairs (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Jean-Nicolas Beuze, Representative in Canada (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)
    • Andrew Brouwer, Vice President (Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers)
    • Richard Neil Goldman, Member, Legal Affairs Committee (Canadian Council for Refugees)
    • Michael Huynh, Director of Professional Conduct (Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council)
    • Dory Jade, Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants)
    • Jennifer Lutfallah, Director General, Enforcement and Intelligence Programs (Canada Border Services Agency)
    • John Murray, President and CEO (Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council)
    • Robin Seligman, Barrister and Solicitor (Seligman Law)
    • Fraser Valentine, Director General, Refugee Affairs (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 17 of Part 4, and in Subdivisions B, C and D of Division 2 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Nathalie G. Drouin, Deputy Minister (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Isabelle Jacques, Assistant Deputy Minister (Department of Finance Canada)
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
National Finance
  • The subject matter of all of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • Richard Eberhardt, Director of Communications and Development (Green Economy Canada)
    • Mary Pickering, Vice President, Programs and Partnerships, The Atmospheric Fund (Low Carbon Cities Canada)
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Arctic (Special)
  • Consider the significant and rapid changes to the Arctic and the impacts on original inhabitants
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 2, Victoria Building* 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
Human Rights
  • Examination of Canada’s international and national human rights obligations
    • Lacey Batalov, Acting Director, Government Advisory Directorate (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)
    • Uzma Jamil, Fellow, Muslim Studies for the InterReligious Institute (Chicago Theological Seminary)
    • Jared Mikoch-Gerke, Advisor, Aviation Security (WestJet)
    • Rayyan Syed Kamal, 4th Year Medical Science Student, Western University (As an Individual)
    • Daniel Therrien, Privacy Commissioner of Canada (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Agriculture and Forestry
  • The subject in Subdivision J of Division 9 of Part 4, insofar as it relates to food, of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019
    • Frank Annau, Environment and Science Policy Advisor (Canadian Federation of Agriculture)
    • Kathleen Cooper, Senior Researcher (Canadian Environmental Law Association)
    • Jason Flint, Director General, Policy, Communications and Regulatory Affairs Directorate, Pest Management Regulatory Agency (Health Canada)
    • Jeff Nielsen, President (Grain Growers of Canada)
    • Dennis Prouse, Vice-President, Government Affairs (CropLife Canada)
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 23 and 24 of Part 4 of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • Kevin McNamee, Director, Protected Areas Establishment Branch (Parks Canada)
    • Michael Nadler, Acting Chief Executive Officer (Parks Canada)
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
National Security and Defence
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
  • Bill C-77, An Act to amend the National Defence Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
National Finance
  • The subject matter of all of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • Wendy Beauchesne, Executive Vice President, Foundation
    • Ian Lee, Associate Professor, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University (As an Individual)
    • Andrea Robertson, President and Chief Executive Officer (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service)
    • Laura Tamblyn Watts, Chief Public Policy Officer (CARP (Canadian Association for Retired Persons))
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
National Finance
  • The subject matter of all of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • Colette Brin, Professor, Director of the Centre d'études sur les médias, Laval University (As an Individual)
    • Guy Crevier, Publisher (La Presse)
    • John Hinds, President and Chief Executive Officer (News Media Canada)
    • Linda Lauzon, Executive Director (Association de la presse francophone)
    • John Miller, Emeritus Professor, Ryerson University (As an Individual)
    • Pascale St-Onge, President (Fédération nationale des communications)
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament
  • Consideration of the orders and practices of the Senate and the privileges of Parliament.
  • Develop and propose a mission and purpose statement for the Senate.
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Transport and Communications
  • The subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 11, 12, 13 and 14 of Part 4, and in Subdivision I of Division 9 of Part 4 of Bill C-97
    • Michael DeJong, Director General, Multi-modal and Road Safety Programs (Transport Canada)
    • Keith Jones, Director, International Marine Policy (Transport Canada)
    • Colin Stacey, Acting Director General, Pilotage Act Review (Transport Canada)
    • Sara Wiebe, Director General, Air Policy (Transport Canada)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Aboriginal Peoples
  • 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 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
  • Bill C-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act
    • Luc Bisson, Acting Director General, Executive Secretariat and Chief of Staff (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Angela Arnet Connidis, Director General, Crime Prevention, Corrections and Criminal Justice Directorate (Public Safety Canada)
    • Juline Fresco, Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Marty Maltby, Acting Director General, Aboriginal Initiatives Directorate (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Lee Redpath, Executive Director, Structured Intervention Units (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Jennifer Wheatley, Assistant Commissioner, Health Services (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Official Languages
  • Study on the application of the Official Languages Act and the regulations and directives made under it
    • Pascale Giguère, General Counsel, Legal Affairs Branch (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
    • Pierre Leduc, Assistant Commissioner, Policy and Communications Branch (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
    • Ghislaine Saikaley, Assistant Commissioner, Compliance Assurance Branch (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
    • Raymond Théberge, Commissioner of Official Languages (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
National Security and Defence
  • Bill C-77, An Act to amend the National Defence Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts
    • The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, P.C., M.P., Minister of National Defence (National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
    • Major Carly Arkell, , Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces (As an Individual)
    • Commodore Geneviève Bernatchez, Judge Advocate General (Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
    • Eric Charland, Member, Military Law Section (Canadian Bar Association)
    • Diane Crocker, Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Saint Mary's University (As an Individual)
    • Lieutenant-Colonel (Ret'd) Rory Fowler (As an Individual)
    • Marie-Claude Gagnon, Founder (It's Just 700)
    • Lieutenant-General Charles Lamarre, Commander, Military Personnel Command (Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
    • Christian Leuprecht, Professor, Department of Political Science and Economics, Royal Military College of Canada (As an Individual)
    • Lieutenant-Colonel Geneviève Lortie, Director of Law, Military Justice - Policy (Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
    • Sergeant (ret’d) Jessica B. Miller (As an Individual)
    • Commodore Rebecca Patterson, Director General, Canadian Armed Forces Strategic Response Team - Sexual Misconduct (Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
    • Lieutnant-Colonel (Ret'd) Jean-Guy Perron (As an Individual)
    • Dr. Denise Preston, Executive Director, Sexual Misconduct Response Centre (Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
    • Lindsay L. Rodman, Marine Corps and Operation Enduring Freedom Veteran (As an Individual)
    • Colonel Stephen Strickey, Deputy Judge Advocate General, Military Justice (Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Aboriginal Peoples
  • 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 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
  • Bill C-75, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts
    • Paulette Corriveau, Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Shannon Davis-Ermuth, Senior Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Carole Morency, Director General and Senior General Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Matthias Villetorte, Senior Counsel and Team Lead (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
  • Study on foreign relations and international trade generally
    • Alison LeClaire, Senior Arctic Official and Director General, Arctic, Eurasian & European Affairs (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Study on the impact and utilization of culture and arts in foreign policy and diplomacy
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Banking, Trade and Commerce
  • The subject matter of divisions 1, 5 and 26 and in Subdivision A of Division 2 of Part 4 of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • Bob Brunet, Executive Director, Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (National Trade Contractors Coalition of Canada)
    • Frank Faieta, National Vice President, The Guarantee Company (Surety Association of Canada)
    • The Honourable Senator Donald Neil Plett, Senator
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
  • Bill C-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act
    • Luc Bisson, Acting Director General, Executive Secretariat and Chief of Staff (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Angela Arnet Connidis, Director General, Crime Prevention, Corrections and Criminal Justice Directorate (Public Safety Canada)
    • Juline Fresco, Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Marty Maltby, Acting Director General, Aboriginal Initiatives Directorate (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Lee Redpath, Executive Director, Structured Intervention Units (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Jennifer Wheatley, Assistant Commissioner, Health Services (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room W110, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration
  • Pursuant to rule 12-7(1), consideration of financial and administrative matters
    • Charles Feldman, Parliamentary Counsel, Office of the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel (Senate of Canada)
    • Pierre Lanctôt, Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate (Senate of Canada)
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the interim of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
Scrutiny of Regulations (Joint)
  • Review of Statutory Instruments
Room 505, Victoria Building 42-1 [ParlVu Audio] [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Fisheries and Oceans
  • Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence
    • Adam Burns, Director General, Fisheries Resource Management (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
    • Paul Gillis, Director General, Strategic Policy Directorate (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
    • Gorazd Ruseski, Senior Director, Reconciliation Policy and Results (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
    • Mark Waddell, Director General, Fisheries and License Policy (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
    • Nicholas Winfield, Director General, Ecosystems Management (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room B30, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
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