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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Aboriginal Peoples

Third Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2010-11

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


Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Issue No. 19

Sixth and seventh meetings on:

Bill S-11, An Act respecting the safety of drinking water on first nation lands


WITNESSES:

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

As individuals:

Stan Louttit, Grand Chief, Mushkegowuk Council;

Steve Hrudey, Professor Emeritus, University of Alberta.

Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations:

Lyle Whitefish, Vice-Chair.

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne:

Michael Mitchell, Grand Chief;

Jay Benedict, Director, Department of Technical Services.

Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation:

Bob Howsam, Executive Director;

Jason Henry, Senior Circuit Rider Trainer.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources:

Merrell-Ann Phare, Executive Director and Legal Counsel.

Forum for Leadership on Water:

Nancy Goucher, Program Coordinator;

Jim Bruce, Member.

First Nations of Alberta Technical Services Advisory Group:

Vaughn Paul, Chief Executive Officer;

Clayton D. Leonard, Legal Counsel.

Quebec Native Women Inc.:

Verna Polson, Algonquin Nation Director.

Six Nations Council:

William K. Montour, Chief, Six Nations of the Grand River Territory;

Dayle W. Bomberry, Senior Administrative Officer, Six Nations of the Grand River Territory.

Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta:

Joseph Jobin, Director of Livelihood.

Dene Nation:

Bill Erasmus, National Chief.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

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

The Honourable Lillian Eva Dyck, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:
Brazeau, Campbell, *Cowan (or Tardif), Dallaire, Demers, Greene, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Lovelace Nicholas, Poirier, Raine, Sibbeston, Stewart Olsen

* 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 Greene replaced the Honourable Senator Ataullahjan (March 2, 2011).

The Honourable Senator Ataullahjan replaced the Honourable Senator Patterson (February 25, 2011).

The Honourable Senator Dallaire replaced the Honourable Senator Pépin (February 17, 2011).