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

Second Session Thirty-fifth Parliament, 1996

Chair: The Honourable MABEL M. DeWARE


Tuesday, June 11, 1996

Issue 8

Seventh and Eighth Proceedings on: Bill C-12, An Act respecting employment insurance in Canada


WITNESSES:

Morning Meeting

From the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops:

Most Reverend Marcel Gervais, Archbishop of Ottawa;
Bernard Dufresne, Co-director, Social Affairs Department.

From the Canadian Labour Force Development Board:

Lenore Burton, Executive Director;

Evening Meeting

Professor Alice Nakamura of the University of Alberta.

From the Acadian Union of Affiliated and Fishery Workers:

Mathilda Blanchard, Union Representative.

From the Moncton Coalition for the Economic & Social Justice Committee: "Defend our Rights";
From the Chaleur Coalition for the Preservation of our Social Programs;
From the Fredericton Area Coalition for Social Justice;
From the Cap Pelé-Shediac Committee Against U.I. Cutbacks;
From the Committee "The Future Homeless of Restigouche";
From the Group of Concerned Citizens for Fair U.I. & Jobs;
From the Committee for Employment and Against U.I. Cutbacks;

Angela Vautour, Spokesperson;
Richard Pellerin, Spokesperson.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Mabel M. DeWare, Chair
The Honourable Peter Bosa, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Anderson, Bonnell, Cohen, * Fairbairn, P.C. (or Graham), Landry, Lavoie-Roux, Losier-Cool, * Lynch-Staunton (or Berntson), Murray, P.C., Phillips, Rompkey, P.C., Taylor

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Change in Membership of the Committee

Pursuant to Rule 85(4), membership of the Committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Lavoie-Roux substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Simard (June 11, 1996).

The name of the Honourable Senator Anderson substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Losier-Cool (June 11, 1996).

The name of the Honourable Senator Haidasz substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Petten (June 11, 1996).

The name of the Honourable Senator Forest substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Cools (June 11, 1996).

The name of the Honourable Senator Roux substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Bryden (June 11, 1996).

The name of the Honourable Senator Landry substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Haidasz (June 11, 1996).

The name of the Honourable Senator Losier-Cool substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Anderson (June 11, 1996).

The name of the Honourable Senator Haidasz substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Roux (June 11, 1996).

The name of the Honourable Senator Cools substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Forest (June 11, 1996).

The name of the Honourable Senator Anderson substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Haidasz (June 11, 1996).

The name of the Honourable Senator Taylor substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Cools (June 11, 1996).