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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.


Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Issue No. 22

Thirty-eighth and thirty-ninth 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:

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Métis National Council:

David Chartrand, Vice-President.

Métis Nation British Columbia:

Bruce Dumont, President.

Métis Nation — Saskatchewan:

Robert Doucette, President.

Métis Nation of Ontario:

Gary Lipinski, President.

Métis Nation of Alberta:

Audrey Poitras, President.

Assembly of First Nations:

Shawn Atleo, National Chief.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Manitoba Métis Federation:

Leah LaPlante, Vice-President.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

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

The Honourable Nick G. Sibbeston, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Brazeau, Campbell, Carstairs, P.C., *Cowan (or Tardif), Dyck, Hubley, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Lovelace Nicholas, Merchant, Patterson, Raine, Stewart Olsen

* 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 Honourable Senator Merchant replaced the Honourable Senator Peterson (December 2, 2009).