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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] [Link to the interim 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] [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
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]
Agriculture and Forestry
  • Bill C-281, An Act to establish a National Local Food Day
    • Stuart Oke, Youth President (National Farmers Union)
    • Michael Smith, Chef and Owner, The Inn at Bay Fortune (As an Individual)
    • Wayne Stetski, M.P., Kootenay — Columbia, Sponsor of the bill (House of Commons)
    • Anita Stewart, Food Laureate, Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph (As an Individual)
    • Gisèle Yasmeen, Executive Director (Food Secure 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]
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • Nicole Girard, Director General, Navigation Protection Program (Transport 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]
National Finance
  • Bill S-246, An Act to amend the Borrowing Authority Act
    • The Honourable Senator Joseph A. Day, sponsor of the bill
    • Nicolas Moreau, Director General, Funds Management Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • James Wu, Senior Director, Funds Management Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
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
Transport and Communications
  • Bill C-48, Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
    • Emilie Gelinas, Director, Domestic Marine Policy (Transport Canada)
    • Joseph Melaschenko, Senior Counsel, Transport and Infrastructure Legal Services (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
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]
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
    • Jean-Daniel Breton, , Corporate Practice Committee (Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals)
    • Steven Estey, Government and Community Relations Officer (Council of Canadians with Disabilities)
    • Alex D. McKinnon, Department Leader, Research, Public Policy and Bargaining Support, Canadian National Office (United Steelworkers)
    • Denis Meunier, Director (Transparency International Canada)
    • Joe Morin, Past Chair (Canadian Bond Investors Association)
    • Raj Sahni, Partner, Bennett Jones LLP (Canadian Bond Investors Association)
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]
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
  • Bill C-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act
    • Renee Acoby (As an Individual)
    • Glen Brown, Criminal Justice Instructor, Langara College (As an Individual)
    • Elana Finestone, Legal Counsel (Native Women's Association of Canada)
    • Jason Godin, Outgoing National President (Union of Canadian Correctional Officers-CSN)
    • Fiona Keith, Senior Counsel (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
    • Marie-France Kingsley, Executive Director (Office of the Correctional Investigator)
    • Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
    • Richard Sauvé, Facilitator (Breakaway)
    • Ivan Zinger, Correctional Investigator of Canada (Office of the Correctional Investigator)
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
    • Jean-François Charest, Senior Advisor, Pensions and Benefits Sector, Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Sharmin Choudhury, Policy Analyst, Compliance, Operations, and Program Development Branch, Labour Program (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Carl Cotton, Vice President, Program Development Directorate (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Simon Crabtree, Executive Director, Pensions and Benefits Sector, Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Ian Disend, Senior Policy Analyst, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Marianna Giordano, Director, CPP Policy and Legislation, Seniors and Pensions Policy Secretariat, Income Security and Social Development Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Joyce Henry, Director General, Office of Energy Efficiency (Natural Resources Canada)
    • Melanie Hill, Senior Policy Officer, Intergovernmental Affairs (Privy Council Office)
    • Martin Joyal, Senior Director, Policy and Programs Development, Emergency Management and Program Branch (Public Safety Canada)
    • Tim Krawchuk, Manager, Excise Duty Operations - Alcohol (Canada Revenue Agency)
    • Nathalie Lechasseur, Director General, Programs Integration (Infrastructure Canada)
    • Paul Morrison, Manager, Policy Development (Insolvency), Marketplace Framework Policy Branch (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Atiq Rahman, Director General, Canada Student Loans Program, Learning Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Nicole Thomas, Director, Finance (Infrastructure Canada)
    • Kevin Wagdin, Manager, Legislation and Litigation, Old Age Security Policy and Public Pensions Statistics, Seniors and Pensions Policy Secretariat (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Suzanne White, Director, Resources, Energy and Environment, Economic Development and Corporate Finance Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Tolga Yalkin, Director General, Consumer Product Safety Directorate (Health Canada)
    • Brennen Young, Director, Policy and Strategic Planning Division, Regulatory Affairs Sector (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Gertrude Zagler, Director, Employment Equity, Compliance Operations, and Program Development Branch, Labour Program (Employment and Social Development 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]
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
    • Colonel Michel Drapeau ret'd, Senior Counsel, Michel Drapeau Law Office, Michel Drapeau Law Office (As an Individual)
    • Heidi Illingworth, Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime (Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime)
    • Joshua Juneau, Barrister and Solicitor, Michel Drapeau Law Office, Michel Drapeau Law Office (As an Individual)
    • Pascal Lévesque, Chair of the Committee on Criminal Law (Barreau du Québec)
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
  • Examination of Canada’s international and national human rights obligations
    • Bonnie Brayton, National Executive Director (DisAbled Women's Network of Canada)
    • Josephine Etowa, Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
    • Julie Harris, President and Principal (Contenworks Inc.)
    • Abby Hoffman, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Branch (Health Canada)
    • Morgan Holmes, Representative (Egale)
    • Dr. Tom Wong, Chief Medical Officer of Public Health and Executive Director (Department of Indigenous Services 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]
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
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)
    • Darren Goetze, Director General, Conservation and Protection (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]
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
    • Daniel Vielfaure, Director General (Bonduelle Americas)
    • Susan Abel, Vice-President Safety and Compliance (Food & Consumer Products of Canada)
    • Michael Burrows, Chief Executive Officer (Maple Lodge Farms)
    • Gordon Harrison, President (Canadian National Millers Association)
    • David K. Lee, Chief Regulatory Officer, Health Products and Food Branch (Health Canada)
    • Greg Loyst, Director General, Policy and Regulatory Strategies Directorate (Health Canada)
    • Kathleen Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer (Food and Beverage Canada)
    • Carla Ventin, Senior Vice-President, Government Relations (Food & Consumer Products of 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]
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • 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]
National Finance
  • The subject matter of all of Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1
    • Phil King, Director General, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Maude Lavoie, Director General, Business Income Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Pierre Leblanc, Director General, Personal Income Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Trevor McGowan, Director General, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Pierre Mercille, Director General, GST Legislation, Tax Policy Branch (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
    • Maude Lavoie, Director General, Business Income Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Pierre Leblanc, Director General, Personal Income Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Trevor McGowan, Director General, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch (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]
Transport and Communications
  • Bill C-48, Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
    • The Honourable Marc Garneau, P.C., M.P., Minister of Transport (Transport Canada)
    • Marc-Yves Bertin, Director General, Marine Policy (Transport Canada)
    • Lawrence Hanson, Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy (Transport Canada)
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
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
  • 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 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
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • 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]
Official Languages
  • Study on Canadians’ views about modernizing the Official Languages Act
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
National Security and Defence
  • Bill C-59, An Act respecting national security matters
    • 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
Room C128, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
National Security and Defence
  • Bill C-59, An Act respecting national security matters
    • Doug Breithaupt, Director and General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • John Davies, Director General, National Security Policy (Public Safety Canada)
    • Tricia Geddes, Assistant Director, Policy and Strategic Partnerships (Canadian Security Intelligence Service)
    • Scott Millar, Deputy Chief, Policy and Communications (Communications Security Establishment)
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]
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
  • Study on foreign relations and international trade generally
    • Marta Dyczok, Associate Professor, Political Science and History, The University of Western Ontario (As an Individual)
    • Sergiy Kudelia, Associate Professor, Political Science, Baylor University (As an Individual)
    • Frank Sysyn, Toronto Office Director, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta (As an Individual)
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]
Legal and Constitutional Affairs
  • Bill C-75, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts
    • Julia Beazley, Director, Public Policy (Evangelical Fellowship of Canada)
    • David A. Bird, Retired Counsel, Department of Justice Canada (As an Individual)
    • Katherine Hensel, Barrister and Solicitor (Indigenous Bar Association)
    • Michael A. Johnston, Barrister-at-Law (Defence Counsel Association of Ottawa)
    • Nicolas Le Grand Alary, Lawyer, Secretariat of the Order and Legal Affairs (Barreau du Québec)
    • Pascal Lévesque, Chair of the Committee on Criminal Law (Barreau du Québec)
    • Fady Mansour, Criminal Lawyer (As an Individual)
    • Brian R. Pfefferle, Defence Counsel (As an Individual)
    • Jonathan Rudin, Program Director (Aboriginal Legal Services)
    • Joëlle Safadi, Psychosocial Coordinator, MOBILIS Project (Service de police de Longueuil)
    • Elizabeth Sheehy, Professor Emerita of Law, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
    • Don Stuart, Professor, Faculty of Law, Queen's University (As an Individual)
    • Ghyslain Vallières, Prevention Police Officer, MOBILIS Project (Service de police de Longueuil)
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]
Banking, Trade and Commerce
  • Examine and report on the potential benefits and challenges of open banking for Canadian consumers.
    • Arun Bauri, Strategic Policy and Research Analyst, Policy, Research and Parliamentary Affairs Directorate (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)
    • Julien Brazeau, Senior Director, Strategy and Coordination, Financial Institutions Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Annette Ryan, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Financial Sector Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Gregory Smolynec, Deputy Commissioner, Policy and Promotion Sector (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of 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
  • Bill C-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act
    • Catherine Latimer, Executive Director (John Howard Society of Canada)
    • Diana Majury, President (Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies)
    • Allan Manson, Professor Emeritus, , Queen's University (As an Individual)
    • Debra Parkes, Professor and Chair in Feminist Legal Studies, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia (As an Individual)
    • Josh Paterson, Executive Director (British Columbia Civil Liberties Association)
    • Michael Rosenberg, Counsel (Canadian Civil Liberties Association)
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]
Scrutiny of Regulations (Joint)
  • Review of Statutory Instruments
    • Colin Barker, Director, Softwood Lumber (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Marie-Josée Langlois, Director General, International Economic Policy (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Roland Legault, Director, United Nations, Human Rights and Economic Law (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Cheryl Urban, Director General, Latin America and Caribbean Bureau (Global Affairs Canada)
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
    • Paul Lansbergen, President (Fisheries Council of Canada)
    • Ian MacPherson, Executive Director (Prince Edward Island Fisherman's Association)
    • Melanie Sonnenberg, President (Canadian Independent Fish Harvesters’ Federation)
    • 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
Agriculture and Forestry
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • Bill Jeffery, Executive Director (Centre for Health Science and Law)
    • Sharon Kirkpatrick, Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo (As an Individual)
    • Dr. Catherine Mah, Canada Research Chair in Promoting Healthy Populations and Associate Professor, Faculty of Health, Dalhousie University (As an Individual)
    • Elsie Azevedo Perry, Public Health Nutritionist, Health Promotion Division, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (As an Individual)
    • Heather Thomas, Public Health Dietitian, Middlesex-London Health Unit (As an Individual)
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]
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • Christine Loth-Bown, Vice President, External Relations and Strategic Policy (Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency)
    • Brent Parker, Director General, Strategic Policy (Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency)
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
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]
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)
    • Josée Labelle, LTVP Executive Advisor, Real Property Planning and Projects (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
National Finance
  • Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020
    • The Honourable Joyce Murray, P.C., M.P., President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Karen Cahill, Assistant Secretary and Chief Financial Officer (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Julie Charron, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister (Finance) and Deputy Chief Financial Officer (Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
    • Patrick Finn, Assistant Deputy Minister (Materiel) (Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces)
    • Michael Hammond, Executive Director, Finance, Planning and Administration Directorate (Privy Council Office)
    • Glenn Purves, Assistant Secretary, Expenditure Management Sector (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Marcia Santiago, Executive Director, Expenditure Strategies and Estimates (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Marcia Santiago, Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Management Sector (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Lisa Setlakwe, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategy and Innovation Policy Sector (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Matthew Shea, Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer (Privy Council Office)
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]
Transport and Communications
  • Bill C-48, Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
    • Sean Griffiths, Chief Executive Officer (Atlantic Pilotage Authority)
    • Ted McDorman, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Victoria (As an Individual)
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
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
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
  • Study on foreign relations and international trade generally
    • Paul Robert Magocsi, Professor and John Yaremko Chair of Ukrainian Studies, University of Toronto (As an Individual)
    • Matthew Rojansky, Director, Kennan Institute (Wilson Center)
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
    • The Honourable Ralph Goodale, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (Public Safety Canada)
    • Kelley Blanchette, Deputy Commissioner for Women (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Angela Connidis, Director General, Crime Prevention, Corrections and Criminal Justice Directorate (Public Safety Canada)
    • Juline Fresco, Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Anne Kelly, Commissioner (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Dan Moore, Counsel, Human Rights Law Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Alain Tousignant, Senior Deputy Commissioner (Correctional Service Canada)
    • Jennifer Wheatley, Assistant Commissioner, Health Services (Correctional Service 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]
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
    • Jessica Brandon-Jepp, Advocacy and Government Relations Advisor (Canadian Credit Union Association)
    • Anne Butler, Chief Legal Officer and Head of Research and Policy (Payments Canada)
    • Ian Disend, Senior Policy Analyst, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • William Gibson, Analyst , Payments Policy (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Theresa Hinz, Managing Director, Legislative Policy, Interpretations and Compliance, Regulatory Affairs Division (Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada)
    • Oliver Kanter, Economist, Pensions Policy (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Isabelle Lepage, Manager, Legislative Policy, Interpretations and Compliance (Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada)
    • Christopher Meszaros, Senior Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Paul Morrison, Manager, Policy Development (Insolvency), Marketplace Framework Policy Branch (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Mary O'Connor, Senior Advisor, Strategic Initiatives, Financial Institutions Division (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Darryl Patterson, Director, Corporate, Insolvency and Competition Directorate, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Mark Schaan, Director General, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Margaret Tepczynska, Director, Strategic Initiatives, Financial Institutions Division (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Julie Trepanier, Director, Payments Policy (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Kathy Wyre, Acting Director, Pensions Policy (Department of Finance 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
    • Marion Buller, Chief Commissioner (National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls)
    • The Honourable Senator Dan Christmas, Co-Chair (All-Party Parliamentary Group to End Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking)
    • Heidi Illingworth, Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime (Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime)
    • Hilla Kerner, Collective Member (Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter)
    • Naomi Moses, Lawyer (Pivot Legal Society)
    • Qajaq Robinson, Commissioner (National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls)
    • Nancy Roy, General Manager (Association of Families of Persons Assassinated or Disappeared)
    • Annie Saint-Onge (As an Individual)
    • Bruno Serre, President (Association of Families of Persons Assassinated or Disappeared)
    • Caitlin Shane, Staff Lawyer (Pivot Legal Society)
    • Arnold Viersen, Member of Parliament, Co-Chair (All-Party Parliamentary Group to End Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking)
    • Karen Wiebe, Executive Director (Manitoba Organization for Victims Assistance)
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
  • Study on the services and benefits provided to members of the Canadian Forces; to veterans; to members and former members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and their families
    • 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
Arctic (Special)
  • Consider the significant and rapid changes to the Arctic and the impacts on original inhabitants
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room W120, 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
Human Rights
  • Examination of Canada’s international and national human rights obligations
    • Bashir Ahmed Mohamed (As an Individual)
    • Khadijah Cajee, Co-Founder (No Fly List Kids)
    • John Davies, Director General, National Security Policy (Public Safety Canada)
    • Andrew Lawrence, Acting Director General, Travellers Programs Directorate (Canada Border Services Agency)
    • Wendy Nixon, Director General, Aviation Security (Transport Canada)
    • Sarah Willson, Parent (No Fly List Kids)
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
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • 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]
Fisheries and Oceans
  • Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence
    • Hon. Herb Breau, P.C., Former Member of Parliament (As an Individual)
    • Serge A. Buy, Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Ferry Association)
    • George Ginnish, Chief (Eel Ground First Nation)
    • Domenico Iannidinardo, Chair (Canadian Association of Forest Owners)
    • Joseph Maud, Director, Land, Water and Resources, First Nations (Treaty 2 Territory)
    • Ken Paul, AFN Director of Fisheries (Assembly of First Nations)
    • Gary Swanson, Senior Environmental Specialist (Manitoba Hydro)
    • Terry Teegee, AFN Regional Chief for British Columbia (Assembly of First Nations)
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]
National Finance
  • Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020
    • Nathalie Bertrand, Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Services (Infrastructure Canada)
    • Nathalie Lechasseur, Director General, Programs Integration, Program Operations (Infrastructure Canada)
    • Paul Pelletier, Director General, Education Branch (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Evan Siddall, President and Chief Executive Officer (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
    • Paul Thoppil, Chief Finances, Results and Delivery Officer (Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Lisa Williams, Chief Financial Officer (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
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
  • Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020
    • Eric Costen, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Controlled Substances and Cannabis Branch (Health Canada)
    • Edward De Sousa, Director General, Resource Management Directorate (Health Canada)
    • Matt Jones, Assistant Deputy Minister, Pan-Canadian Framework Implementation Office (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
    • Alan Kerr, Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer (Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency)
    • Randy Larkin, Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Financial Officer (Health Canada)
    • Christine Loth-Bown, Vice President, Policy Development Sector (Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency)
    • John Moffet, Assistant Deputy Minister, Environmental Protection Branch (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
    • Carol Najm, Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services and Finance Branch (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
    • Niall O'Dea, Associate Deputy Minister, Canadian Wildlife Services (Environment and Climate Change 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]
Transport and Communications
  • Bill C-48, Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
    • Gretchen Fitzgerald, National Programs Director (Sierra Club Canada Foundation)
    • Paul Kariya, Educator, Former Public Servant, Senior Policy Advisor to the Coastal First Nations – Great Bear Initiative (As an Individual)
    • Vivian Krause, Researcher and Writer (As an Individual)
    • Vanessa Rochester, Of Counsel (Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP)
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 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 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
Official Languages
  • Study on Canadians’ views about modernizing the Official Languages Act
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room B45, Senate of Canada Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
National Security and Defence
  • Bill C-59, An Act respecting national security matters
    • Dr. Ruby Alvi, Parent and Assistant Professor, University of Toronto (No Fly List Kids)
    • Alexandra Bahary, Lawyer, National Security (Ligue des droits et libertés)
    • Denis Barrette, Lawyer, National Security (Ligue des droits et libertés)
    • Jonatan Cotler, Israeli Intelligence Consultant (As an Individual)
    • Khalid Elgazzar, Counsel (No Fly List Kids)
    • Richard Fadden, Former National Security Advisor and Director of CSIS (As an Individual)
    • Mustafa Farooq, Executive Director (The National Council of Canadian Muslims)
    • Mark Freiman, Former Lead Commission Counsel for the Air India Inquiry (As an Individual)
    • Yavar Hameed (Canadian Muslin Lawyers Association)
    • Isaac Kfir, Director, National Security Program and Head, Counter-terrorism Policy Centre (Australia Strategic Policy Institute)
    • Jeff Matthews, Parent and Canadian Armed Forces Veteran (No Fly List Kids)
    • Tim McSorley, National Coordinator (International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group)
    • Justin Mohammed, Campaigner, Human Rights Law and Policy (Amnesty International Canada)
    • Leila Nasr, Communications Coordinator (The National Council of Canadian Muslims)
    • Alex Neve, Secretary General (Amnesty International 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]
National Security and Defence
  • Bill C-59, An Act respecting national security matters
    • The Honourable Pierre Blais, P.C., Chair (Security Intelligence Review Committee)
    • Chantelle Bowers, Acting Executive Director (Security Intelligence Review Committee)
    • Guylaine A. Dansereau, Executive Director (Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner)
    • Darryl Hirsch, Director of Research (Security Intelligence Review Committee)
    • Gérard Normand, Special Legal Advisor (Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner)
    • The Honourable Jean-Pierre Plouffe, Commissioner (Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner)
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]
Aboriginal Peoples
  • 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 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
Library of Parliament (Joint)
  • Mandate of the Committee
    • Heather Lank, Parliamentary Librarian (Library of Parliament)
    • Catherine MacLeod, Assistant Parliamentary Librarian (Library of Parliament)
    • Marcus Pistor, Senior Director, Economics, Resources and International Affairs Division (Library of Parliament)
  • The expenditures set out in Library of Parliament Vote 1 of the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020
    • Sonia Bebbington, Director General, Information and Document Resource Service (Library of Parliament)
    • Heather Lank, Parliamentary Librarian (Library of Parliament)
    • Catherine MacLeod, Assistant Parliamentary Librarian (Library of Parliament)
    • Manon Robert, Director, Finance, Material Management and Corporate Planning (Library of Parliament)
    • JoAnne St-Gelais, Director General, Business Support Services (Library of Parliament)
035-B, West Block 42-1 [Link to the notice 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
    • Daniel Brown, Vice President (Criminal Lawyers Association)
    • Morgan Cooper, Vice President (Federation of Law Societies of Canada)
    • Annamaria Enenajor, Committee Member (Criminal Lawyers Association)
    • Rachel Huntsman, Legal Counsel (Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police)
    • Will Morrison, Strategic Policy Counsel, Policy Division (Law Society of Ontario)
    • Tony Paisana, Legislative and Law Reform Coordinator (Canadian Bar Association)
    • Tom Stamatakis, President (Canadian Police Association)
    • William Trudell, Chair (Canadian Council of Criminal Defence Lawyers)
    • Dale Weidman, Inspector (Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police)
    • Sheena Weir, Executive Director, External Relations and Communications (Law Society of Ontario)
    • Frederica Wilson, Executive Director, Policy and Public Affairs and Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Federation of Law Societies of 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]
Banking, Trade and Commerce
  • Examine and report on the potential benefits and challenges of open banking for Canadian consumers.
    • 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
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
  • Bill C-85, An Act to amend the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act and to make related amendments to other Acts
    • Sara AvMatt (Canadian Friends Service Committee (Quakers))
    • Michael Lynk, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Western University (As an Individual)
    • Alex Neve, Secretary General (Amnesty International Canada)
  • Study on foreign relations and international trade generally
    • 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
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
  • Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada
    • Benoît Gendron, Director, Accessibility Secretariat (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Erik Lapalme, Senior Policy Analyst, Accessibility Secretariat (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • James Van Raalte, Director General, Accessibility Secretariat (Employment and Social Development 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]
Fisheries and Oceans
  • Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence
    • Frank Annau, Environment and Science Policy Advisor (Canadian Federation of Agriculture)
    • Erin K. Gowriluk, Executive Director (Grain Growers of Canada)
    • Fawn Jackson, Senior Manager, Government and International Relations (Canadian Cattlemen's Association)
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
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • The Honourable Marc Garneau, P.C., M.P., Minister of Transport (Transport Canada)
    • The Honourable Catherine McKenna, P.C., M.P., Minister of Environment and Climate Change (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
    • The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, P.C., M.P., Minister of Natural Resources (Natural Resources Canada)
    • Ron Hallman, President (Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency)
    • The Honourable Jason Kenney, P.C., Premier of Alberta (Government of Alberta)
    • Jeff Labonté, Assistant Deputy Minister, Major Projects Management Office (Natural Resources Canada)
    • Stephen Lucas, Deputy Minister (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
    • Thao Pham, Associate Deputy Minister (Transport Canada)
    • The Honourable Sonya Savage, Minister of Energy (Government of Alberta)
    • Christyne Tremblay, Deputy Minister (Natural Resources 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]
Agriculture and Forestry
  • Examine and report on issues relating to agriculture and forestry generally
    • David Burton, Professor, Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University (As an Individual)
    • Gabrielle Ferguson, Agronomist (As an Individual)
    • David A. Lobb, Professor, Landscape Ecology, Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Manitoba (As an Individual)
    • Don Lobb, Farmer (As an Individual)
    • Cedric J. MacLeod, Executive Director (Canadian Forage and Grassland Association)
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]
Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration
  • Pursuant to rule 12-7(1), consideration of financial and administrative matters
    • Duncan Broyd, Principal Designer, Centre Block Program (CENTRUS)
    • Stéphan Déry, Chief Executive Officer (Translation Bureau)
    • Jennifer Garrett, Director General, Centre Block Rehabilitation Program (Public Services and Procurement Canada)
    • Josée Labelle, LTVP Executive Advisor, Real Property Planning and Projects (Senate of Canada)
    • Nathalie Laliberté, Vice President, Service to Parliament and Interpretation Sector (Translation Bureau)
    • Caroline Morency, Acting Director General, Property and Services (Senate of Canada)
    • Catherine Piccinin, Principal Clerk, Chamber Operations and Procedure Office (Senate of Canada)
    • Rob Wright, Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Parliamentary Infrastructure Branch (Public Services and Procurement 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
Aboriginal Peoples
  • 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 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
  • Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020
    • Shirley Carruthers, Director General, Financial Resource Planning and Management Bureau (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Jason Choueiri, Executive Director (Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada)
    • Jacques Cloutier, Vice-President, Intelligence and Enforcement Branch (Canada Border Services Agency)
    • Alexis Conrad, Assistant Deputy Minister, Learning Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Natasha Kim, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic and Program Policy (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Greg Kipling, Director General, Policy, Planning and Corporate Affairs Branch (Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada)
    • Daniel Mills, Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Management (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)
    • Jonathan Moor, Chief Financial Officer and Vice-President, Financial and Corporate Management Branch (Canada Border Services Agency)
    • Mark Perlman, Chief Financial Officer (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Arun Thangaraj, Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Financial Officer (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Jason Won, Deputy Chief Financial Officer (Employment and Social Development 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-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada
    • Frank Folino, President (Canadian Association of the Deaf)
    • Donna Jodhan, President (Barrier Free Canada)
    • Seema Lamba, Acting Coordinator, Programs Section (Public Service Alliance of Canada)
    • The Honourable David Onley, Former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (As an Individual)
    • Christopher T. Sutton, National Executive Director (Canadian Hard of Hearing Association)
    • Rosalie Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto (AGE-WELL)
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]
Banking, Trade and Commerce
  • Study on the present state of the domestic and international financial system
    • Stephen S. Poloz, Governor (Bank of Canada )
    • Carolyn A. Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor (Bank 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]
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
  • Study on foreign relations and international trade generally
  • Bill C-85, An Act to amend the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act and to make related amendments to other Acts
    • The Honourable Jim Carr, P.C., M.P., Minister of International Trade Diversification (Global Affairs Canada)
    • John Hannaford, Deputy Minister, International Trade (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Kendal Hembroff, Director General, Trade Policy and Negotiations (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-75, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts
    • The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Don Beardall, General Counsel (Public Prosecution Service of Canada)
    • Paulette Corriveau, Counsel (Department of Justice Canada)
    • François Daigle, Associate Deputy Minister (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)
    • 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]
Transport and Communications
  • Bill C-48, Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
    • Cal Broder, President and Chief Executive Officer (BFH Corp.)
    • The Honourable Bronwyn Eyre, Minister of Energy and Resources (Government of Saskatchewan)
    • Davide Latremouille, Fisheries Habitat Biologist (Skeena Fisheries Commission)
    • Dale Mainil, Vice President, Acquisitions (Jerry Mainil Limited)
    • Keith Moen, Executive Director (North Saskatoon Business Association)
    • Mark Prystupa, Director, Government, Indigenous and Community Relations (Suncor Energy)
    • Blair Stewart, Former Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Stewart Southern Railway (As an Individual)
    • Sean Willy, President and Chief Executive Officer (Des Nedhe Developments)
    • Jim Wilson, President (Wil-Tech Industries Ltd.)
The Hotel Saskatchewan Regency Ballroom, 2125 Victoria Ave, Regina SK 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs
  • Services and benefits provided to veterans and their families
    • 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
Arctic (Special)
  • Consider the significant and rapid changes to the Arctic and the impacts on original inhabitants
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
Transport and Communications
  • Bill C-48, Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
    • Gerald S. Aalbers, Mayor (City of Lloydminster)
    • Gary Becker, Councillor (Town of Kindersley)
    • John Breakey, Vice President Land (Fire Sky Energy Inc.)
    • Brian Crossman, Field Supervisor/Marketing (Independent Well Servicing Ltd.)
    • Matthew K. Cugnet, President (Valleyview Petroleums Ltd.)
    • John Hopkins, Chief Executive Officer (Regina & District Chamber of Commerce)
    • Roy Ludwig, Mayor (City of Estevan)
    • Ray Orb, President (Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities)
    • Rod Perkins, Mayor (Town of Kindersley)
    • Denis Perrault, Mayor (City of Swift Current)
The Hotel Saskatchewan Regency Ballroom, 2125 Victoria Ave, Regina SK 42-1 [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
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • Nicolle Carlin, Director, Communications (Government of New Brunswick)
    • Leroy Constant, Chief (York Factory First Nation)
    • Louisa Constant, Advisor (York Factory First Nation)
    • The Honourable Blaine Higgs, Premier of New Brunswick (Government of New Brunswick)
    • Brenda Kenny (As an Individual)
    • Louis Leger, Deputy Minister and Chief of Staff (Government of New Brunswick)
    • Leah Levac, Research Associate and Associate Professor, University of Guelph (The Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women)
    • Wade Locke, Professor and Head, Department of Economics, Memorial University of Newfoundland (As an Individual)
    • Susan Manning, Researcher and PhD Candidate, Dalhousie University (The Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women)
    • Ross Montour, Council Chief (Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke)
    • Francis Walsh, Legal Counsel (Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke)
    • 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]
Fisheries and Oceans
  • Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence
    • Brady Balicki, Lead, Environmental Science and Risk Assessment SHEQ, Compliance and Licensing, Cameco Corporation (Saskatchewan Mining Association)
    • Siegfried Kiefer, President and Chief Strategy Officer (ATCO Ltd. and Canadian Utilities Ltd.)
    • Justyna Laurie-Lean, Vice President, Environment and Regulatory Affairs (Mining Association of Canada)
    • Janice Linehan, Manager, Environmental Policy, Suncor Energy Inc. (Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers)
    • Patrick McDonald, Director Climate (Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers)
    • Terrance J. Paul, Chief, Co-Chair, Portfolio Lead for Fisheries (Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq Chiefs)
    • Pam Schwann, President (Saskatchewan Mining Association)
    • Bruce H. Wildsmith, Legal Counsel (Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq Chiefs)
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]
Transport and Communications
  • Bill C-48, Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
    • Tim Cameron, President (Rally Canada)
    • Anne Hill, Co-chair (North West Watch Society)
    • Walter Joseph, Fisheries Manager (Office of the Wet'suwet'en)
    • The Honourable Jason Kenney, P.C., Premier of Alberta (Government of Alberta)
    • Amit Kumar, Professor, NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering, University of Alberta (As an Individual)
    • Nancy Manchak, Edmonton Chapter Chair (Young Pipeliners Association of Canada)
    • Al Reid, Executive Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement, Safety, Legal and General Counsel (Cenovus Energy Inc.)
    • Dawn Remington, Chair (Friends of Morice-Bulkley)
    • The Honourable Sonya Savage, Minister of Energy (Government of Alberta)
    • Brian Schmidt, President and Chief Executive Officer (Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd.)
    • Johanne Young, Director (North Coast Regional District)
Delta Hotel Edmonton Centre Suites Champlain Room, 10222 - 102 Street, Edmonton AB 42-1 [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.
    • The Honourable Stephen Greene, Senator (As an Individual)
    • The Honourable Paul J. Massicotte, Senator (As an Individual)
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
  • Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020
    • Michel Cormier, Executive Director (The Leaders’ Debates Commission)
    • Bradley Eddison, Director, Policy and Management Services (The Leaders’ Debates Commission)
    • Stéphane Perrault, Chief Electoral Officer (Office of the Chief Electoral Officer)
    • Hughes St-Pierre, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, Internal Services (Office of the Chief Electoral Officer)
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]
Transport and Communications
  • Bill C-48, Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
    • Joule Bergerson, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Energy Technology Assessment, University of Calgary (As an Individual)
    • Bartek Kienc, President (Canadian Energy Infrastructure Corporation)
    • Andrew Leach, Associate Professor, University of Alberta (As an Individual)
    • Craig Makinaw, Chief (Ermineskin Cree Nation)
    • Michael Priaro, Professional Engineer, Independent Analyst (As an Individual)
    • Don Scott, Mayor (Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo)
    • Dale Swampy, President (National Coalition of Chiefs)
    • Mac Van Wielingen, Founder and Partner (ARC Financial Corp.)
Delta Hotel Edmonton Centre Suites Champlain Room, 10222 - 102 Street, Edmonton AB 42-1 [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 an inquiry report of the Senate Ethics Officer
Room 2, Victoria Building 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
Aboriginal Peoples
  • 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's 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 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
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • Deborah de Lange, Associate Professor, Global Management Studies, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University (As an Individual)
    • Wilson Phillips, Past Chair (Professional Surveyors Canada)
    • Michael Andrew Thompson, Vice-Chair (Professional Surveyors Canada)
    • Mac Van Wielingen, Founder and Partner (ARC Financial Corp.)
    • Cynthia Westaway, Counsel and Director
    • Norman Yakeleya, National Chief (Dene Nation)
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 Canadians’ views about modernizing the Official Languages Act
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
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 Security and Defence
  • Bill C-59, An Act respecting national security matters
    • Shimon Fogel, Chief Executive Officer (Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs)
    • Craig Forcese, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
    • Brenda McPhail, Director, Privacy, Technology and Surveillance Program (Canadian Civil Liberties Association)
    • Errol Mendes, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
    • Michael Mostyn, Chief Executive Officer (B'Nai Brith Canada)
    • Michael Nesbitt, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Calgary, University of Calgary (As an Individual)
    • The Honourable Hugh D. Segal, Principal, Massey College, University of Toronto (As an Individual)
    • Steven G. Slimovitch, National Legal Counsel (B'Nai Brith Canada)
    • Daniel Therrien, Privacy Commissioner of Canada (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)
    • Wesley Wark, Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
    • Leah West, Lecturer (incoming), Norman Patterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University (As an Individual)
    • Kate Wilson, Legal Counsel, Legal Services Directorate (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)
    • Cara Zwibel, Director, Fundamental Freedoms Program (Canadian Civil Liberties Association)
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]
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • André Bélisle, Chair (Association québécoise de lutte contre la pollution atmosphérique)
    • André-Martin Bouchard, World Director, Environment and resources, WSP Global Inc. (WSP)
    • Yves Comtois, Member and Lecturer, University of Sherbrooke (Association québécoise pour l'évaluation d'impacts)
    • Louis-Gilles Francoeur, Environmental Journalist and Former Vice-President of the Bureau d'audiences publiques du Québec (As an Individual)
    • Martin Larose, Vice-President, Environment and Operations, Quebec, WSP Canada Inc. (WSP)
    • Andréane Moreau, Representative (La Planète s'invite à l'Université)
    • Sami Jai Wagner Beaulieu, Representative (La Planète s'invite à l'Université)
Delta Hotel Quebec Duquesne Room, 690 René-Lévesque East Boulevard, Québec QC 42-1 [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
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • Germain Belzile, Senior Research Associate (Montreal Economic Institute)
    • Caroline Brouillette, Researcher, Public Policy (Équiterre)
    • Benoit Charette, Minister of the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change (Government of Quebec)
    • Gilles Côté, Director General (Secrétariat international francophone pour l'évaluation environnementale)
    • Daniel Dufort, Director of External Relations (Montreal Economic Institute)
    • Marie-Josée Lizotte, Assistant Deputy Minister for Environmental Authorizations and Assessments, Department of the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change (Government of Quebec)
    • Al Monaco, President and Chief Executive Officer (Enbridge Inc.)
    • Karine Péloffy, Legal Counsel (Quebec Environmental Law Centre)
    • Sidney Ribaux, Co-founder and General Manager (Équiterre)
    • Yves Rochon, Director General of Strategic and Environmental Assessment, Department of the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change (Government of Quebec)
    • Pierre-Olivier Roy, Energy Lead, Senior Analyst and Analyst at the Centre international de référence sur le cycle de vie des produits, procédés et services (Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en opérationnalisation du développement durable)
    • Ramona Salamucha, Senior Legal Counsel (Enbridge Inc.)
    • Éric Théroux, Assistant Deputy Minister for the Fight against Climate Change, Department of the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change (Government of Quebec)
Delta Hotel Quebec Duquesne Room, 690 René-Lévesque East Boulevard, Québec QC 42-1 [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
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • Christy Cunningham, Executive Director, New Brunswick (Association of Consulting Engineering Companies)
    • David Duplisea, Chief Executive Officer (Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce)
    • John Gamble, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada (Association of Consulting Engineering Companies)
    • Thomas Raffy, Chief Executive Officer (Conseil économique du Nouveau-Brunswick)
    • Sheri Somerville, Chief Executive Officer (Atlantic Chamber of Commerce)
Delta Saint John Ballroom C, Mezzanine Level, 39 King Street, Saint John NB 42-1 [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
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • Alma Brooks, Elder (Wolastoq Grand Council)
    • Andy Carson, Director, Growth and Strategy (Irving)
    • Marcy Cloud, Offshore and Mining Coordinator (Mi'gmawe'l Tplu'taqnn Inc.)
    • Gordon W. Dalzell, Chairperson (Saint John Citizens’ Coalition for Clean Air)
    • Arlene Dunn, Director (Canada's Building Trades Unions )
    • Scott Kidd, Member (Conservation Council of New Brunswick)
    • Lynaya Astephen, Spokesperson (Red Head Anthony's Cove Preservation Association)
    • Jeff Matthews, Chief Financial Officer (Irving)
    • Denise Melanson, Secretary, Kent County New Brunswick Chapter (The Council of Canadians)
    • Colleen Mitchell, President (Atlantica Centre for Energy)
    • Brett Plummer, Vice President Nuclear and Chief Nuclear Officer (New Brunswick Power)
    • Ann Pohl, Member, Kent County New Brunswick Chapter (The Council of Canadians)
    • Roy T.J. Stewart, Legal Counsel (Mi'gmawe'l Tplu'taqnn Inc.)
Delta Saint John Ballroom C, Mezzanine Level, 39 King Street, Saint John NB 42-1 [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
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • Peter Byron Rogers, Retired Public Servant, South Shore Chapter (Campaign to Protect Offshore Nova Scotia)
    • Mary Gorman, Assistant (Gulf Nova Scotia Herring Federation)
    • James Gunvaldsen Klaassen, Lawyer (Ecojustice)
    • Percy Hayne, Assistant to the Chairman (Gulf Nova Scotia Herring Federation)
    • Karen Hutt, President and Chief Executive Officer (Nova Scotia Power Inc.)
    • Sarah McDonald, Lawyer (Ecojustice)
    • Colin Sproul, President (Bay of Fundy Inshore Fishermen's Association)
    • Terry Toner, Director, Environmental Services (Nova Scotia Power Inc.)
Four Points by Sheraton Halifax Navigator Room, Conference Level, 1496 Hollis Street, Halifax NS 42-1 [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
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • Nathan Blades, Director (Clean Ocean Action Committee)
    • Mark Butler, Policy Director (Ecology Action Centre)
    • Simon D'Entremont, Deputy Minister, Department of Energy and Mines (Government of Nova Scotia)
    • Gretchen Fitzgerald, National Programs Director (Sierra Club Canada Foundation)
    • Kim Himmelman, Director, Regulatory and Strategic Policy, Department of Energy and Mines (Government of Nova Scotia)
    • Alisdair McLean, Executive Director (Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia)
    • The Honourable Derek Mombourquette, M.L.A., Minister of Energy and Mines (Government of Nova Scotia)
    • Andrea Paul, Chief, Pictou Landing (Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat)
    • John G. Paul, Executive Director (Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat)
    • Ray Ritcey, Chief Executive Officer (The Maritimes Energy Association)
    • Hal Whitehead, Tenured Professor, , Dalhousie University (As an Individual)
Four Points by Sheraton Halifax Navigator Room, Conference Level, 1496 Hollis Street, Halifax NS 42-1 [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
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • Brett Favaro, Research Scientist, Fisheries and Marine Institute, Memorial University of Newfoundland (As an Individual)
    • Gail Fraser, Associate Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University (As an Individual)
    • Kieran Hanley, Executive Director (Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association)
    • Andrea Hoyt, Environmental Assessment Manager (Nunatsiavut Government)
    • William Montevecchi, John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland (As an Individual)
    • Keith Sullivan, President (Fish Food and Allied Workers Union)
Delta St. John's Salon E&F, 120 New Gower Street, St. John's NL 42-1 [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
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • Paul Barnes, Director, Atlantic Canada and Arctic (Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers)
    • Brandon Ellis, Policy and Advocacy Specialist (St. John's Board of Trade)
    • Roberta Frampton Benefiel, Riverkeeper and Member of Labrador Land Protectors (Grand Riverkeeper Labrador Inc.)
    • Christine Healy, President and Chief Executive Officer (Total E&P Canada)
    • Charlene Johnson, Chief Executive Officer (Newfoundland and Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association)
    • David Pinsent, Senior Environmental Advisor (Husky Energy)
    • Adam Sparkes, Director, Government Relations (Husky Energy)
    • Erin Stapleton, Senior Impact Assessment Specialist (Shared Value Solutions Ltd.)
Delta St. John's Salon E&F, 120 New Gower Street, St. John's NL 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Transport and Communications
  • Bill C-48, Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
    • Lori Ackerman, Mayor (City of Fort St. John)
    • Kyle Artelle, Research Scientist (Raincoast Conservation Foundation)
    • Stan Bowles, Director, Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia (As an Individual)
    • Dale Bumstead, Mayor (City of Dawson Creek)
    • Oscar de Gouveia Pinto, Director (International Ship-Owners Alliance of Canada Inc.)
    • Colin Doylend, Senior Advisor (Canada) (HARBO Technologies Ltd.)
    • Philip Germuth, Mayor (District of Kitimat)
    • Roy Jones Jr., Chief (National Coalition of Chiefs)
    • Greg Knox, Executive Director (SkeenaWild Conservation Trust)
    • Martin Louie, President (Chunih Consulting)
    • Ellis Ross, Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia for Skeena (As an Individual)
    • Dave Shannon, P. Eng. retired (Douglas Channel Watch)
    • Steven Simons (The North Matters)
    • Theresa Tait Day, President (Wet'suwet'en Matrilineal Coalition)
Best Western Terrace Inn Room Skeena, 4553 Greig Avenue, Terrace BC 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Transport and Communications
  • Bill C-48, Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
    • Gary Alexcee, Hereditary Chief Gingolx, Vice Chair of the B.C. First Nation Council Energy Corridor Group, Eagle Spirit Energy (As an Individual)
    • Eva Clayton, President (Nisga’a Nation)
    • Larry Marsden, Head Chief (Gitsegukla Hereditary Chiefs)
    • Stewart Muir, Executive Director (Resource Works Society)
    • Brad Pettit, President and Director (Stewart World Port)
    • Don Roberts, Chief Councillor (Kitsumkalum Band)
    • Crystal Smith, Chief Councillor (Haisla Nation)
    • Kevin Smith, Chief Executive Officer, President, Tourism Association of British Columbia (Maple Leaf Adventures)
    • Joel Starlund, Executive Director (Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs)
Best Western Terrace Inn Room Skeena, 4553 Greig Avenue, Terrace BC 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Transport and Communications
  • Bill C-48, Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
    • Lee Brain, Mayor (City of Prince Rupert)
    • Valine Brown, Co-Founder (Haida Gwaii CoASt)
    • George Bryant, Gitwilgyoys Tribe (As an Individual)
    • Alexander Fred Campbell, Hereditary Chief Smooygit Gitxoon (As an Individual)
    • Bill Clapperton, Vice President, Regulatory, Stakeholder and Environmental Affairs (Canadian Natural Resources Limited)
    • Justine Crawford, Owner (Cassiar Cannery)
    • Nathan Cullen, Member of Parliament for Skeena-Bulkley Valley (As an Individual)
    • John Helin, Mayor (Lax Kw’alaams Band)
    • The Honourable George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy (Government of British Columbia)
    • Russell Mather, Hereditary Chief Nisawaap (As an Individual)
    • Modestus Nobels, Chair (Friends of Wild Salmon)
    • Jennifer Rice, Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia for North Coast (As an Individual)
    • Luanne Roth, North Coast Estuary Campaigner (T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation)
    • Chris Sankey, Co-Chair (Coastal Emergency Response Working Group)
    • Joy Thorkelson, President (United Fishermen and Allied Workers’ Union-Unifor)
    • Michael Uehara, Chief Executive Officer (Coastal Shellfish Corporation)
    • Ken Veldman, Vice President, Public Affairs and Sustainability (Prince Rupert Port Authority)
    • Jack White, Elder, Lax Kw’alaams (As an Individual)
Highliner Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre Lax Kw’alaams Room (Tsimshian Ballroom), 815 1st Avenue West, Prince Rupert BC 42-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Transport and Communications
  • Bill C-48, Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
    • Doug Brown, Hereditary Leader (Gitxaala Nation)
    • Arnold Clifton, Chief Councillor (Gitga’at First Nation)
    • Donald Edgars, Chief Councillor (Old Massett Village Council)
    • Lorna Fraser, Councillor (Kitasoo Xai'Xais First Nation)
    • Guujaaw, Special Advisor (Coastal First Nations)
    • Matthew Hill, Hereditary Leader (Gitxaala Nation)
    • Robert Hughes, Commercial Fisherman, Lax Kw’alaams (As an Individual)
    • Teri Kish, Councillor and Deputy Mayor (Village of Port Clements)
    • Blair Mack, Councillor (Nuxalk Nation)
    • Janet Moody, Hereditary Matriarch (Gitxaala Nation)
    • Garry Reece, Hereditary Chief (Allied Tribes of Lax Kw'alaams)
    • Dan Smith, Tribal Manager (Wuikinuxv Nation)
    • Clifford White, Elected Chief Councillor and Hereditary Leader (Gitxaala Nation)
    • Ross Wilson, Stewardship Director (Metlakatla First Nation)
Highliner Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre Lax Kw’alaams Room (Tsimshian Ballroom), 815 1st Avenue West, Prince Rupert BC 42-1 [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
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • Nichole Dusyk, Senior Analyst (Pembina Institute)
    • Dale Friesen, Vice President, Indigenous and Government Relations and Sustainability (ATCO Ltd. and Canadian Utilities Ltd.)
    • Connie Greyeyes, Community Advocate (Amnesty International)
    • Jackie Hansen, Gender Rights Campaigner (Amnesty International)
    • Tara Hull, Director, Operations Compliance, Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (Winnipeg Airports Authority)
    • Duncan Kenyon, Alberta Regional Director (Pembina Institute)
    • Siegfried Kiefer, President and Chief Strategy Officer (ATCO Ltd. and Canadian Utilities Ltd.)
    • Barry Rempel, President and Chief Executive Officer (Winnipeg Airports Authority)
    • John Sinclair, Professor and Acting Director, Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba (As an Individual)
Fort Garry Hotel Concert Hall 7th Floor, 222 Broadway, Winnipeg MB 42-1 [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
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • Warren Cariou, Professor, University of Manitoba (As an Individual)
    • David Chartrand, Vice-President (Métis National Council)
    • Leslie Dysart, Community Association of South Indian Lake, South Indian Lake, Manitoba (Wa Ni Ska Tan Alliance of Hydro-Impacted Communities)
    • Clarence Easter, Chief (Chemawawin Cree Nation)
    • Grainne Grande, Legal Counsel (Manitoba Hydro)
    • Stephane McLachlan, Professor, University of Manitoba (Wa Ni Ska Tan Alliance of Hydro-Impacted Communities)
    • Jennifer Moroz, Legal Counsel (Manitoba Hydro)
    • Marla Orenstein, Director, Natural Resources Centre (Canada West Foundation)
    • David Scott, Elder, Swan Lake First Nations, Manitoba (Wa Ni Ska Tan Alliance of Hydro-Impacted Communities)
    • John Weinstein, Senior Policy Advisor (Métis National Council)
    • Byron Williams, Director, Public Interest Law Centre (Public Interest Law Centre for Consumers Association of Canada Manitoba)
    • Jonathan Wright, President and Chief Executive Officer (NuVista Energy Ltd.)
Fort Garry Hotel Concert Hall 7th Floor, 222 Broadway, Winnipeg MB 42-1 [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 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 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
Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources
  • Bill C-69, Impact Assessment Act and Canadian Energy Regulator Act / Various Other Acts
    • Gordon Barnhart, President (Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association)
    • Sonia L. Eggerman, Constitutional and Aboriginal Law Lawyer, MLT Atkins LLP (As an Individual)
    • Joshua Kurkjian, Director of Research and Policy Development (Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce)
    • Steve McLellan, Chief Executive Officer (Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce)
    • Maureen Reed, Professor, University of Saskatchewan (As an Individual)
    • Sean Willy, President and Chief Executive Officer (Des Nedhe Developments)
Delta Bessborough Adam Ballroom-Convention Floor, 601 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon SK 42-1 [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
    • Heather Jeffrey, Assistant Deputy Minister, Security and Emergency Management (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Reid Sirrs, Director General, Security and Emergency Management, (Departmental Security Officer) (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
  • C-58, An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act
    • 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
Banking, Trade and Commerce
  • Examine and report on the potential benefits and challenges of open banking for Canadian consumers.
    • Michael A. Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
    • John Lawford, Executive Director and General Counsel (Public Interest Advocacy Centre)
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]
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
  • Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada
    • Zinnia Batliwalla, National Manager, Government Relations and Advocacy (March of Dimes Canada)
    • Neil Belanger, Executive Director (B.C. Aboriginal Network on Disability Society)
    • Diane Bergeron, Vice President, Engagement and International Affairs (Canadian National Institute for the Blind)
    • Barbara Collier, Executive Director (Communication Disabilities Access Canada)
    • Camille Desforges, Deputy Executive Director (Confédération des organismes de personnes handicapées du Québec)
    • David Lepofsky, Chair (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance)
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
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
    • Consideration of a draft budget
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
    • Anne-Raphaëlle Audouin, President (WaterPower Canada)
    • Alastair Campbell, Senior Policy Advisor (Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated)
    • Daniel Gibson, Senior Environmental Specialist - Renewal Generation, Ontario Power Generation Inc. (WaterPower Canada)
    • Jeffrey Maurice, Director of Policy and Planning, Department of Executive - Policy and Planning Branch (Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated)
    • Channa Perera, Vice President, Policy Development (Canadian Electricity Association)
    • Terry Toner, Director, Environmental Services, Nova Scotia Power (Canadian Electricity Association)
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
  • Study on how the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets
    • Diederik Beutener, Trade Commissioner (Embassy of Canada to the Kingdom of the Netherlands)
    • Maarten Schans, Senior Advisor Agri-Food (Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room W120, 1 Wellington St. 42-1 [ParlVu Video]