Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

Issue 29 - Evidence - June 26, 2013


OTTAWA, Wednesday, June 26, 2013

The Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights, to which was referred Bill C-304, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (protecting freedom), met this day, at 9:08 a.m., to give clause-by-clause consideration to the bill.

Senator Mobina S. B. Jaffer (Chair) in the chair.

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The Chair: Honourable senators, it is agreed that the committee proceed to clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C- 304, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (protecting freedom)?

Hon. Senators: Agreed.

The Chair: Shall the title stand postponed?

Hon. Senators: Agreed.

The Chair: Shall clause 1 carry?

Some Hon. Senators: Agreed.

Some Hon. Senators: On division.

The Chair: Shall clause 2 carry?

Some Hon. Senators: Agreed.

Some Hon. Senators: On division.

The Chair: Shall clause 3 carry?

Some Hon. Senators: Agreed.

Some Hon. Senators: On division.

The Chair: Shall clause 4 carry?

Some Hon. Senators: Agreed.

Some Hon. Senators: On division.

The Chair: Shall clause 5 carry?

Some Hon. Senators: Agreed.

Some Hon. Senators: On division.

The Chair: Shall clause 6 carry?

Some Hon. Senators: Agreed.

Some Hon. Senators: On division.

The Chair: Shall the title carry?

Some Hon. Senators: Agreed.

Some Hon. Senators: On division.

The Chair: Shall the bill carry?

Some Hon. Senators: Agreed.

Some Hon. Senators: On division.

The Chair: Honourable senators, is there an interest to have observations appended to this bill?

The Chair: Shall I report this bill to the Senate?

Hon. Senators: Agreed.

Senator Munson: Take your time.

The Chair: Thank you very much for your good work.

I want to take this opportunity to thank Laura Barnett, who has really helped us, and Julian Walker, who is now on leave. Thank you very much for all your help.

Dan Charbonneau, our clerk, has worked all weekend to get the witnesses for this last committee meeting. I want to thank him for all his work, as well as Shaila Anwar for helping Dan today.

(The committee adjourned.)