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

First Session,Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2006-07

Chair: The Honourable ART EGGLETON, P.C.

Wednesday, June 6, 2007
Thursday, June 7, 2007

Issue No. 24

Third and fourth meetings on:

The state of early learning and child care in Canada


Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Childcare Resource and Research Unit, University of Toronto

Martha Friendly, Coordinator.

University of New Brunswick:

Douglas Willms, Professor, Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy

University of British Columbia:

Kevin Milligan, Professor, Department of Economics.

Thursday, June 7, 2007

Human Resources and Social Development Canada:

Shawn Tupper, Director General, Social Policy.

Social Housing Services Corporation:

Dr. Gordon Chong, Chairman; Former chairperson, Ministerial Advisory Committee on Child Care Space Initiatives.


The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Chair

The Honourable Wilbert J. Keon, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Callbeck, Champagne, P.C., Cochrane, Cook, Cordy, Fairbairn, P.C., *Hervieux-Payette, P.C. (or Tardif), *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Munson, Nancy Ruth, Pépin, Trenholme Counsell

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)