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Studies & Bills

Information prior to the 40th Parliament is from notices of meetings. For the official record, please refer to the related minutes and transcripts.

There are limited electronic records available for the period prior to the 35th Parliament. For historical information, please contact: ctm@sen.parl.gc.ca or 1-800-267-7362

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Pursuant to rule 12-7(1), consideration of financial and administrative matters
(2017-12-08)
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 5:53 PM
  • Marcella Daye, Senior Policy Advisor (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
  • Fiona Keith, Legal Counsel, Legal Services Division (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
  • Katherine Lippel, Professor and holder of the Canada Research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law (University of Ottawa)
  • Monette Maillet, Deputy Executive Director and Senior General Counsel (Canadian Human Rights Commission)
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 5:52 PM
  • Michelle Bird, Workplace Investigator and Training (Rubin Thomlinson LLP)
  • Sandy Hershcovis, Associate Professor and Area Chair, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources (University of Calgary)
  • Christopher Rootham, Lawyer (Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP)
  • Janice Rubin, Partner (Rubin Thomlinson LLP)
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 5:47 PM
  • Angela Dionisi, Assistant Professor, Sprott School of Business (Carleton University)
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Orders of Reference

A committee’s order of reference is the Order of the Senate that authorizes it to examine a bill or to undertake a special study. Most committees require an order of reference before they can undertake such work. Three standing committees do, however, have permanent orders of reference, allowing them to undertake their work without waiting for a specific order of reference. These are the Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament (responsible for proposing amendments to the rules of the Senate, examining questions of privilege and consideration of the orders and customs of the Senate and privileges of Parliament), the Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration (responsible for the financial and administrative matters relating to the internal management of the Senate) and the Committee on Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Senators.