Proceedings of the Standing
Senate Committee on
Second Session, Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2007-08
Chair: The Honourable GERRY ST. GERMAIN, P.C.
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Issue No. 15
First meeting on:
Bill C-30, An Act to establish the Specific Claims Tribunal and to make
consequential amendments to other acts
The Honourable Chuck Strahl, P.C, M.P., Minister of Indian Affairs and
Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada:
Lynne Partel, Acting Executive Director, Specific Claims Reform Initiative;
Robert Winogron, Senior Counsel, Justice Canada.
Assembly of First Nations:
Phil Fontaine, National Chief;
Candice Metallic, Legal Counsel, National Chief's Office;
Tonio Sadik, Senior Policy Planning Officer.
As an individual:
Bryan Schwartz, Asper Professor of International Business and Trade Law,
Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba;
British Columbia Assembly of First Nations:
Shawn Atleo, Regional Chief.
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Gerry St. Germain, P.C., Chair
The Honourable Nick G. Sibbeston, Deputy Chair
The Honourable Senators:
Campbell, Dallaire, Dyck, Gill, Gustafson, *Hervieux-Payette, P.C. (or
Tardif), Hubley, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Lovelace Nicholas, Peterson,
*Ex officio members