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48 Elizabeth II, A.D. 1999, Canada

Journals of the Senate


Issue 153

Tuesday, September 7, 1999
4:00 p.m.

The Honourable Gildas L. Molgat, Speaker


The Members convened were:

The Honourable Senators

Adams, Andreychuk, Angus, Atkins, Austin, Bacon, Beaudoin, Berntson, Bolduc, Bryden, Buchanan, Callbeck, Carney, Carstairs, Chalifoux, Christensen, Cochrane, Comeau, Cook, Cools, Corbin, De Bané, DeWare, Di Nino, Doody, Eyton, Fairbairn, Ferretti Barth, Finestone, Finnerty, Fitzpatrick, Forrestall, Fraser, Furey, Gauthier, Ghitter, Gill, Grafstein, Graham, Grimard, Hays, Joyal, Kelleher, Kelly, Kenny, Keon, Kinsella, Kirby, Kroft, Lavoie-Roux, LeBreton, Lewis, Losier-Cool, Lynch-Staunton, Maheu, Mahovlich, Meighen, Mercier, Milne, Molgat, Moore, Murray, Nolin, Oliver, Pearson, Pépin, Perrault, Perry (Poirier), Pitfield, Poulin (Charette), Poy, Prud'homme, Rivest, Roberge, Robertson, Robichaud , (Saint-Louis-de-Kent), Roche, Rompkey, Rossiter, Ruck, Sibbeston, Simard, Sparrow, Spivak, Stewart, Stollery, Stratton, Taylor, Tkachuk, Watt

The Members in attendance to business were:

The Honourable Senators

Adams, Andreychuk, Angus, Atkins, Austin, Bacon, Beaudoin, Berntson, Bolduc, Bryden, Buchanan, Callbeck, Carney, Carstairs, Chalifoux, Christensen, Cochrane, Comeau, Cook, Cools, Corbin, De Bané, DeWare, Di Nino, Doody, Eyton, Fairbairn, Ferretti Barth, Finestone, Finnerty, Fitzpatrick, Forrestall, Fraser, Furey, Gauthier, Ghitter, Gill, Grafstein, Graham, Grimard, Hays, Joyal, Kelleher, Kelly, Kenny, Keon, Kinsella, Kirby, Kroft, Lavoie-Roux, LeBreton, Lewis, Losier-Cool, Lynch-Staunton, Maheu, Mahovlich, Meighen, Mercier, Milne, Molgat, Moore, Murray, Nolin, Oliver, Pearson, Pépin, Perrault, Perry (Poirier), Pitfield, Poulin (Charette), Poy, Prud'homme, Rivest, Roberge, Robertson, Robichaud , (Saint-Louis-de-Kent), Roche, Rompkey, Rossiter, Ruck, Sibbeston, Simard, Sparrow, Spivak, Stewart, Stollery, Stratton, Taylor, Tkachuk, Watt

PRAYERS

INTRODUCTION OF SENATORS

The Honourable the Speaker informed the Senate that the Clerk of the Senate had received certificates from the Registrar General of Canada showing that:-

The Honourable Sheila Finestone, P.C., Ione Christensen, George J. Furey, Melvin Perry, Nick G. Sibbeston, and Isobel Finnerty,

respectively, had been summoned to the Senate. The Honourable the Speaker informed the Senate that there were Senators without, waiting to be introduced. The Honourable Senator Finestone, P.C., was introduced between the Honourable Senator Graham, P.C., and the Honourable Senator Fraser, and having presented Her Majesty's Writ of Summons it was read by one of the Clerks at the Table as follows:-

CANADA

Roméo LeBlanc (G.S.)

Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories QUEEN, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.

TO

Our Trusty and Well-beloved,

The Honourable

SHEILA FINESTONE

a Member of Our Privy Council for Canada of Montreal, in the Province of Quebec,

GREETING:

KNOW YOU, that as well for the especial trust and confidence We have manifested in you, as for the purpose of obtaining your advice and assistance in all weighty and arduous affairs which may the State and Defence of Canada concern, We have thought fit to summon you to the Senate of Canada and We do appoint you for the division of Montarville in Our Province of Quebec.

AND WE do command you that all difficulties and excuses whatsoever laying aside, you be and appear, for the purposes aforesaid, in the Senate of Canada at all times whensoever and wheresoever Our Parliament may be in Canada convoked and holden, and this you are in no wise to omit.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed.

WITNESS:

Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Roméo A. LeBlanc, a Member of Our Privy Council for Canada, Chancellor and Principal Companion of Our Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Military Merit, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
AT OUR GOVERNMENT HOUSE, in Our City of Ottawa, this eleventh day of August, in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine and in the forty-eighth year of Our Reign.

BY COMMAND,

JOHN MANLEY

Registrar General of Canada  

The Honourable Senator Finestone, P.C., came to the Table and took and subscribed the Oath prescribed by law, which was administered by the Clerk of the Senate, the Commissioner appointed for that purpose, and took her seat as a Member of the Senate. The Honourable Senator Christensen was introduced between the Honourable Senator Graham, P.C., and the Honourable Senator Grafstein, and having presented Her Majesty's Writ of Summons it was read by one of the Clerks at the Table as follows:-

CANADA

Beverley McLachlin (G.S.)

Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories QUEEN, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.

TO

Our Trusty and Well-beloved,

IONE CHRISTENSEN

of Whitehorse, in the Yukon Territory,

GREETING:

KNOW YOU, that as well for the especial trust and confidence We have manifested in you, as for the purpose of obtaining your advice and assistance in all weighty and arduous affairs which may the State and Defence of Canada concern, We have thought fit to summon you to the Senate of Canada.

AND WE do command you that all difficulties and excuses whatsoever laying aside, you be and appear, for the purposes aforesaid, in the Senate of Canada at all times whensoever and wheresoever Our Parliament may be in Canada convoked and holden, and this you are in no wise to omit.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed.

WITNESS:

The Honourable Beverley Marian McLachlin, a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada and Deputy of Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Roméo A. LeBlanc, a Member of Our Privy Council for Canada, Chancellor and Principal Companion of Our Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Military Merit, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
AT OTTAWA, this second day of September, in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine and in the forty-eighth year of Our Reign.

BY COMMAND,

JOHN MANLEY

Registrar General of Canada  

The Honourable Senator Christensen came to the Table and took and subscribed the Oath prescribed by law, which was administered by the Clerk of the Senate, the Commissioner appointed for that purpose, and took her seat as a Member of the Senate. The Honourable Senator Furey was introduced between the Honourable Senator Graham, P.C., and the Honourable Senator Lewis, and having presented Her Majesty's Writ of Summons it was read by one of the Clerks at the Table as follows:-

CANADA

Roméo LeBlanc (G.S.)

Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories QUEEN, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.

TO

Our Trusty and Well-beloved,

GEORGE J. FUREY

One of Our Counsel learned in the Law, of St. John's, in the Province of Newfoundland,

GREETING:

KNOW YOU, that as well for the especial trust and confidence We have manifested in you, as for the purpose of obtaining your advice and assistance in all weighty and arduous affairs which may the State and Defence of Canada concern, We have thought fit to summon you to the Senate of Canada.

AND WE do command you that all difficulties and excuses whatsoever laying aside, you be and appear, for the purposes aforesaid, in the Senate of Canada at all times whensoever and wheresoever Our Parliament may be in Canada convoked and holden, and this you are in no wise to omit.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed.

WITNESS:

Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Roméo A. LeBlanc, a Member of Our Privy Council for Canada, Chancellor and Principal Companion of Our Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Military Merit, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
AT OUR GOVERNMENT HOUSE, in Our City of Ottawa, this eleventh day of August, in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine and in the forty-eighth year of Our Reign.

BY COMMAND,

JOHN MANLEY

Registrar General of Canada  

The Honourable Senator Furey came to the Table and took and subscribed the Oath prescribed by law, which was administered by the Clerk of the Senate, the Commissioner appointed for that purpose, and took his seat as a Member of the Senate. The Honourable Senator Perry was introduced between the Honourable Senator Graham, P.C., and the Honourable Senator Callbeck, and having presented Her Majesty's Writ of Summons it was read by one of the Clerks at the Table as follows:-

CANADA

Roméo LeBlanc (G.S.)

Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories QUEEN, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.

TO

Our Trusty and Well-beloved,

MELVIN PERRY

of St-Louis, in the Province of Prince Edward Island,

GREETING:

KNOW YOU, that as well for the especial trust and confidence We have manifested in you, as for the purpose of obtaining your advice and assistance in all weighty and arduous affairs which may the State and Defence of Canada concern, We have thought fit to summon you to the Senate of Canada.

AND WE do command you that all difficulties and excuses whatsoever laying aside, you be and appear, for the purposes aforesaid, in the Senate of Canada at all times whensoever and wheresoever Our Parliament may be in Canada convoked and holden, and this you are in no wise to omit.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed.

WITNESS:

Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Roméo A. LeBlanc, a Member of Our Privy Council for Canada, Chancellor and Principal Companion of Our Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Military Merit, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
AT OUR GOVERNMENT HOUSE, in Our City of Ottawa, this eleventh day of August, in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine and in the forty-eighth year of Our Reign.

BY COMMAND,

JOHN MANLEY

Registrar General of Canada  

The Honourable Senator Perry came to the Table and took and subscribed the Oath prescribed by law, which was administered by the Clerk of the Senate, the Commissioner appointed for that purpose, and took his seat as a Member of the Senate.

The Honourable Senator Sibbeston was introduced between the Honourable Senator Graham, P.C., and the Honourable Senator Adams, and having presented Her Majesty's Writ of Summons it was read by one of the Clerks at the Table as follows:-

CANADA

Beverley McLachlin (G.S.)

Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories QUEEN, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.

TO

Our Trusty and Well-beloved,

NICK G. SIBBESTON

of Fort Simpson, in the Northwest Territories,

GREETING:

KNOW YOU, that as well for the especial trust and confidence We have manifested in you, as for the purpose of obtaining your advice and assistance in all weighty and arduous affairs which may the State and Defence of Canada concern, We have thought fit to summon you to the Senate of Canada.

AND WE do command you that all difficulties and excuses whatsoever laying aside, you be and appear, for the purposes aforesaid, in the Senate of Canada at all times whensoever and wheresoever Our Parliament may be in Canada convoked and holden, and this you are in no wise to omit.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed.

WITNESS:

The Honourable Beverley Marian McLachlin, a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada and Deputy of Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Roméo A. LeBlanc, a Member of Our Privy Council for Canada, Chancellor and Principal Companion of Our Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Military Merit, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
AT OTTAWA, this second day of September, in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine and in the forty-eighth year of Our Reign.

BY COMMAND,

JOHN MANLEY

Registrar General of Canada

The Honourable Senator Sibbeston came to the Table and took and subscribed the Oath prescribed by law, which was administered by the Clerk of the Senate, the Commissioner appointed for that purpose, and took his seat as a Member of the Senate. The Honourable Senator Finnerty was introduced between the Honourable Senator Graham, P.C., and the Honourable Senator Rompkey, P.C., and having presented Her Majesty's Writ of Summons it was read by one of the Clerks at the Table as follows:-

CANADA

Beverley McLachlin (G.S.)

Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories QUEEN, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.

TO

Our Trusty and Well-beloved,

ISOBEL FINNERTY

of Burlington, in the Province of Ontario,

GREETING:

KNOW YOU, that as well for the especial trust and confidence We have manifested in you, as for the purpose of obtaining your advice and assistance in all weighty and arduous affairs which may the State and Defence of Canada concern, We have thought fit to summon you to the Senate of Canada.

AND WE do command you that all difficulties and excuses whatsoever laying aside, you be and appear, for the purposes aforesaid, in the Senate of Canada at all times whensoever and wheresoever Our Parliament may be in Canada convoked and holden, and this you are in no wise to omit.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed.

WITNESS:

The Honourable Beverley Marian McLachlin, a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada and Deputy of Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Roméo A. LeBlanc, a Member of Our Privy Council for Canada, Chancellor and Principal Companion of Our Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Military Merit, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
AT OTTAWA, this second day of September, in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine and in the forty-eighth year of Our Reign.

BY COMMAND,

JOHN MANLEY

Registrar General of Canada  

The Honourable Senator Finnerty came to the Table and took and subscribed the Oath prescribed by law, which was administered by the Clerk of the Senate, the Commissioner appointed for that purpose, and took her seat as a Member of the Senate. The Honourable the Speaker informed the Senate that the Honourable Senators introduced today had made and subscribed the Declaration of Property Qualification required of them by the Constitution Act 1867, in the presence of the Clerk or the Deputy Clerk of the Senate, the Commissioners appointed to receive and witness same.

SENATORS' STATEMENTS

Pursuant to Rule 43(7), the Honourable Senator Kinsella gave notice that he would raise a question of privilege in respect to a witness who appeared before the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

With leave of the Senate, Consideration of the question of privilege was held over until tomorrow. Some Honourable Senators made statements.

DAILY ROUTINE OF BUSINESS

Presentation of Reports from Standing or Special Committees

The Honourable Senator Kirby presented the following:

TUESDAY, September 7, 1999

The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce has the honour to present its

TWENTY-EIGHTH REPORT

Your Committee, to which was referred Bill C-78, An Act to establish the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, to amend the Public Service Superannuation Act, the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act, the Defence Services Pension Continuation Act, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension Continuation Act, the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act and the Canada Post Corporation Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act, has examined the said Bill in obedience to its Order of Reference dated Thursday, June 17, 1999, and now reports the same without amendment, but with observations which are appended to this report.

Respectfully submitted,

MICHAEL KIRBY

Chairman

(The appendix to the Report is printed as an Appendix)

The Honourable Senator Kirby moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Lewis, that the Bill be placed on the Orders of the Day for a third reading at the next sitting.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted. The Honourable Senator Taylor for the Honourable Senator Gustafson, Chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, informed the Senate that, pursuant to an Order adopted by the Senate on November 24, 1998, he had deposited with the Clerk of the Senate on June 28, 1999, the Tenth Report of the said Committee, entitled: "Competing Realities: The Boreal Forest at Risk".-Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1232S.

The Honourable Senator Taylor moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Chalifoux, that the Report be placed on the Orders of the Day for consideration at the next sitting.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted. The Honourable Senator Taylor for the Honourable Senator Gustafson, Chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, informed the Senate that, pursuant to an Order adopted by the Senate on June 17, 1999, he had deposited with the Clerk of the Senate on August 4, 1999, the Eleventh Report of the said Committee entitled: "The Way Ahead: Canadian Agriculture's Priorities in the Millennium Round". -Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1233S.

Notices of Motions

With leave of the Senate, The Honourable Senator Stewart moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Christensen:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs have power to sit at 3:15 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, September 8, 1999, even though the Senate may then be sitting, and that Rule 95(4) be suspended in relation thereto.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

With leave of the Senate, The Honourable Senator Watt moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Adams:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples have power to sit at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, September 8, 1999, even though the Senate may then be sitting, and that Rule 95(4) be suspended in relation thereto.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

With leave of the Senate, The Honourable Senator Murray, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Comeau:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology have power to sit at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, September 8, 1999, even though the Senate may then be sitting, and that Rule 95(4) be suspended in relation thereto.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

Presentation of Petitions

The Honourable Senator Spivak presented petitions:

Of Residents of Canada concerning Bill C-32, An Act respecting pollution prevention and the protection of the environment and human health in order to contribute to sustainable development.

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Ordered, That all remaining Orders be postponed until the next sitting.

REPORTS DEPOSITED WITH THE CLERK OF THE SENATE PURSUANT TO RULE 28(2):

Report of the Canada Post Corporation required by the Privacy Act for the period ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1216.

Reports of the Canadian Space Agency required by the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act for the period ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to the Access to Information Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1, sbs. 72(2) and the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1217.

Reports of the Department of Industry required by the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act for the period ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to the Access to Information Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1, sbs. 72(2) and the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1218.

Report of the Business Development Bank of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). -Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1219.

Reports of the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited required by the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act for the period ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to the Access to Information Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1, sbs. 72(2) and the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1220.

Copy of Order in Council P.C. 1998-1268, dated July 15, 1998, concerning the Order amending the Direction to the CRTC (Ineligibility of Non-Canadians), pursuant to subsection 26(4) of the Broadcasting Act.-Sessional. Paper No. 1/36-1221.

Report on the administration of the Fisheries Improvement Loans Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to the Fisheries Improvement Loans Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-22, sbs. 14(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1222.

Report of Defence Construction (1951) Limited, together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1223.

Report of Queens Quay West Land Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). -Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1224.

Report of the Canada Lands Company Limited for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). -Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1225.

Report of the Old Port of Montreal Corporation Inc., together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1226.

Summaries of the Corporate Plan, Operating Budget and Capital Budget for 1999-2000 to 2001-02 of the Queens Quay West Land Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). -Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1227.

Report of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1228.

Report of the Cape Breton Development Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). -Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1229.

Report on the State of Canada's Forests for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to the Department of Natural Resources Act, S.C. 1994, c. 41, sbs. 7(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1230.

Report of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Public Complaints Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to the Act to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act and other Acts in consequence thereof, R.S.C. 1985, c. 8 (2nd Supp.), s. 45.34.-Sessional Paper No. 1/36-1231.

ADJOURNMENT

The Honourable Senator Carstairs moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Christensen:

That the Senate do now adjourn.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

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Changes in Membership of Committees Pursuant to Rule 85(4)

Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce

The names of the Honourable Senators Callbeck, Hervieux-Payette, Kolber and Kenny substituted for those of the Honourable Senators Ferretti Barth, Fraser, Grafstein and Stollery (July 22).

The name of the Honourable Senator De Bané substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Austin (August 20).

The names of the Honourable Senators Stratton, Buchanan, Oliver and Meighen substituted for those of the Honourable Senators Oliver, Meighen, Stratton and Buchanan (August 24).

Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

The name of the Honourable Senator Losier-Cool substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Kroft (August 17).

The name of the Honourable Senator Robichaud (Saint-Louis-de-Kent) added to the membership. (August 20).

The name of the Honourable Senator Chalifoux substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Losier-Cool (August 23).

The names of the Honourable Senators Tkachuk, Cochrane and Nolin substituted for those of the Honourable Senators Cochrane, Tkachuk and Gustafson (August 24).

The name of the Honourable Senator Hervieux-Payette substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Fitzpatrick (August 25).

The name of the Honourable Senator Fraser substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Hervieux-Payette (August 26).

The name of the Honourable Senator Hervieux-Payette substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Fraser (August 27).

The names of the Honourable Senators Pearson, De Bané, Chalifoux, Cook, Hays, Chalifoux and De Bané substituted for those of the Honourable Senators Hervieux-Payette, Chalifoux, Hays, Kenny, Chalifoux, De Bané and Robichaud (Saint-Louis-de-Kent) (August 30).

The name of the Honourable Senator De Bané removed from the membership (August 31).

The name of the Honourable Senator Poulin added to the membership (September 1).

The names of the Honourable Senators Hervieux-Payette, Pearson, Poulin and Lynch-Staunton substituted for those of the Honourable Senators Pearson, Poulin, Pearson and Buchanan (September 1).

The name of the Honourable Senator Buchanan substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Lynch-Staunton (September 7).

Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs

The name of the Honourable Senator Carney substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Forrestall (September 7).


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