Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples
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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Aboriginal Peoples

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16

Chair: The Honourable LILLIAN EVA DYCK


Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Issue No. 10

Fourth meeting:

Study on the federal government's constitutional, treaty, political and legal responsibilities to First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples

and

Seventeenth meeting:

Study on best practices and on-going challenges relating to housing in First Nation and Inuit communities in Nunavut, Nunavik, Nunatsiavut and the Northwest Territories


INCLUDING:
THE THIRD REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Border Crossing Issues and the Jay Treaty)


WITNESSES

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

As an individual:

Caitlin Tolley, Kitigan-Zibi, Quebec;

Tenille McDougall, Fort Macleod, Alberta;

Willie Sellars, Williams Lake, British Columbia;

Maatalii Okalik, Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), Nunavut;

Kluane Adamek, Whitehorse, Yukon;

Justin "Jah'kota'' Holness, Winnipeg, Manitoba;

Kelly Duquette, Atikokan, Ontario;

Katelyn LaCroix, Penetanguishene, Ontario;

Jenna Burke, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island;

Mitch Case, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario;

Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Iqaluit, Nunavut;

Shelby Angalik, Arviat, Nunavut.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada:

Stephen Van Dine, Assistant Deputy Minister, Northern Affairs Organization;

Allan MacDonald, Director General, Implementation Branch, Treaties and Aboriginal Government.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation:

Charlie MacArthur, Senior Vice-President, Regional Operations and Assisted Housing;

Carla Staresina, Vice President, Affordable Housing;

Luisa Atkinson, Director, First Nations Housing.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lillian Eva Dyck, Chair

The Honourable Dennis Glen Patterson, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

        Beyak, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Enverga, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Lovelace Nicholas, Martin, Meredith, Moore, Oh, Raine, Sinclair, Tannas

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Sibbeston was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (June 15, 2016).