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

First Session, Thirty-eighth Parliament, 2004-05

Chair: The Honourable MICHAEL KIRBY


Thursday, June 23, 2005 (in camera)
Thursday, June 30, 2005

Issue No. 24

Future business

and

First meeting on:

Bill C-23, An Act to establish the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development and to amend and repeal certain related acts

Bill C-22, An Act to establish the Department of Social Development and to amend and repeal certain related acts


APPEARING:

Thursday, June 30, 2005

The Honourable Belinda Stronach, P.C., M.P., Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development

The Honourable Ken Dryden, P.C., M.P., Minister of Social Development


WITNESSES:

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada:

Barbara Glover, Director General, Corporate Planning and Accountability;

Michèle René de Cotret, Senior Counsel.

Social Development Canada:

Peter Hicks, Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy and Strategic Direction Branch;

Mitch Bloom, Director General, Policy and Legislation Branch;

Julie Lalonde-Goldenberg, General Counsel and Deputy Director, Legal Services.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Michael Kirby, Chair

The Honourable Wilbert J. Keon, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

*Austin, P.C., (or Rompkey, P.C.), Callbeck, Cochrane, Cook, Cordy, Fairbairn, P.C., Gill, Johnson, LeBreton, *Kinsella, (or Stratton), Pépin, Trenholme Counsell

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to the rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Stratton was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Johnson (June 22, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Johnson was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Stratton (June 23, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Chaput was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Pépin (June 29, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Pépin was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Chaput (June 30, 2005).