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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Aboriginal Peoples

Second Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2009

Chair: The Honourable GERRY ST. GERMAIN, P.C.


Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Issue No. 2

Third and fourth meetings on:

The federal government's constitutional, treaty, political and legal responsibilities to First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples and on other matters generally relating to the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada


WITNESSES:

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Elections Canada:

Marc Mayrand, Chief Electoral Officer;

Belaineh Deguefé, Director General, Outreach, Communications and Research.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada:

Christine Cram, Assistant Deputy Minister, Education and Social Development Programs and Partnerships;

Michael Roy, Acting Director, Programs and Procedures Directorate;

Sara Filbee, Assistant Deputy Minister, Lands and Economic Development;

Rose Kattackal, Director General, Aboriginal Business Branch;

Alan Clarke, Director General, Strategic Policy Branch;

Martin Egan, Director, Additions to Reserves Lands Branch.

As an individual:

Clarence Louie, Chief, Osoyoos Indian Band.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Gerry St. Germain, P.C., Chair

The Honourable Nick G. Sibbeston, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Brazeau, Brown, Campbell, Carstairs, C.P., *Cowan (or Tardif), Dyck, Hubley, Lang, *LeBreton, C.P. (or Comeau), Lovelace Nicholas, Peterson, Raine

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

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

The Honourable Senator Peterson replaced the Honourable Senator Banks (March 26, 2009).

The Honourable Senator Banks replaced the Honourable Senator Peterson (March 25, 2009).