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50 Elizabeth II, A.D. 2001, Canada

Journals of the Senate

1st Session, 37th Parliament


Issue 49

Tuesday, September 18, 2001
2:00 p.m.

The Honourable Daniel Hays, Speaker


The Members convened were:

The Honourable Senators

Adams, Andreychuk, Atkins, Bacon, Banks, Beaudoin, Bolduc, Bryden, Buchanan, Carney, Carstairs, Chalifoux, Christensen, Cochrane, Comeau, Cook, Cools, Corbin, Cordy, Di Nino, Doody, Eyton, Fairbairn, Ferretti Barth, Fitzpatrick, Forrestall, Fraser, Furey, Gauthier, Gill, Graham, Hays, Hervieux-Payette, Hubley, Jaffer, Johnson, Joyal, Kenny, Keon, Kinsella, Kirby, LaPierre, Lapointe, LeBreton, Léger, Losier-Cool, Lynch-Staunton, Mahovlich, Meighen, Milne, Moore, Morin, Murray, Nolin, Oliver, Pearson, Pépin, Pitfield, Poulin (Charette), Prud'homme, Rivest, Robertson, Robichaud, Roche, Rompkey, Setlakwe, Sparrow, Stratton, Taylor, Tkachuk, Tunney, Wiebe

The Members in attendance to business were:

The Honourable Senators

Adams, Andreychuk, Atkins, Bacon, Banks, Beaudoin, Bolduc, Bryden, Buchanan, Carney, Carstairs, Chalifoux, Christensen, Cochrane, Comeau, Cook, Cools, Corbin, Cordy, Di Nino, Doody, Eyton, Fairbairn, Ferretti Barth, Fitzpatrick, Forrestall, Fraser, Furey, Gauthier, Gill, Graham, Hays, Hervieux-Payette, Hubley, Jaffer, Johnson, Joyal, Kenny, Keon, Kinsella, Kirby, LaPierre, Lapointe, LeBreton, Léger, Losier-Cool, Lynch-Staunton, Mahovlich, Meighen, Milne, Moore, Morin, Murray, Nolin, Oliver, Pearson, Pépin, Pitfield, Poulin (Charette), Prud'homme, Rivest, Robertson, Robichaud, Roche, Rompkey, Setlakwe, Sparrow, Stratton, Taylor, Tkachuk, Tunney, Wiebe, *Wilson

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:-

Laurier L. LaPierre,

Viola Léger,

Mobina S.B. Jaffer, and

Jean Lapointe,

respectively, had been summoned to the Senate.

The Honourable Speaker informed the Senate that there were Senators without waiting to be introduced.

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

 

CANADA

Adrienne Clarkson
(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

LAURIER L. LaPIERRE

An Officer of Our Order of Canada,
Of Ottawa, 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:

Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Adrienne Clarkson, 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 thirteenth day of June, in the year of Our Lord two thousand and one and in the fiftieth year of Our Reign.

BY COMMAND,

BRIAN TOBIN

Registrar General of Canada

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

 

CANADA

Adrienne Clarkson
(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

VIOLA LÉGER

An Officer of Our Order of Canada,
Of Moncton, in the Province of New Brunswick,

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 Adrienne Clarkson, 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 thirteenth day of June, in the year of Our Lord two thousand and one and in the fiftieth year of Our Reign.

BY COMMAND,

BRIAN TOBIN

Registrar General of Canada

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

 

CANADA

Adrienne Clarkson
(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

MOBINA S.B. JAFFER

Of North Vancouver, in the Province of British Columbia,

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 Adrienne Clarkson, 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 thirteenth day of June, in the year of Our Lord two thousand and one and in the fiftieth year of Our Reign.

BY COMMAND,

BRIAN TOBIN

Registrar General of Canada

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

 

CANADA

Adrienne Clarkson
(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

JEAN LAPOINTE

An Officer of Our Order of Canada,
Of Magog, 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 Saurel 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 Adrienne Clarkson, 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 thirteenth day of June, in the year of Our Lord two thousand and one and in the fiftieth year of Our Reign.

BY COMMAND,

BRIAN TOBIN

Registrar General of Canada

The Honourable Senator Lapointe 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 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 of the Senate, the Commissioner appointed to receive and witness same.

____________________________

Ordered, That the Senate proceed to Government Notices of Motions.

With leave of the Senate,

The Honourable Senator Carstairs, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Lynch-Staunton:

That the Senate express its sorrow and horror at the senseless and vicious attack on the United States of America on September 11, 2001;

That it express its heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the American people; and

That it reaffirm its commitment to the humane values of free and democratic society and its determination to bring to justice the perpetrators of this attack on these values and to defend civilization from any future terrorist attacks.

The Senate observed a minute of silence.

The Senate proceeded to the debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Carstairs, P.C., seconded by the Honourable Senator Lynch-Staunton.

After debate,

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

The Honourable Senator Robichaud, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Kinsella:

That the Speaker convey the resolution adopted unanimously today by the Senate of Canada, together with the name of every member of the Senate, to the Congress of the United States of America.

After debate,

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

With leave of the Senate,

The Honourable Senator Robichaud, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Rompkey, P.C.:

That when the Senate adjourns today, it do stand adjourned until tomorrow, Wednesday, September 19, 2001, at 1:30 p.m.

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

______________________

Ordered, That all Orders, Inquiries and Motions be postponed until the next sitting.

 

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

Report of the Export Development Corporation, together with the Auditor General's report, for the year ended December 31, 2000, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-299.

Report of the Civil Aviation Tribunal for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Aeronautics Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. 33 (1st Supp.), s. 35.-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-300.

Reports of the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-301.

Reports of the Seaway International Bridge Corporation Ltd. for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-302.

Reports of the Atlantic Pilotage Authority for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-303.

Reports of the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority, Ltd. for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-304.

Reports of the Laurentian Pilotage Authority for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-305.

Reports of the Pacific Pilotage Authority for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-306.

Reports of the Federal Bridge Corporation Ltd. for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-307.

Report of the Canadian Transportation Act Review Panel dated June 2001, pursuant to the Canada Transportation Act, S.C. 1996, c. 10, sbs. 53(6).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-308.

Report of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada, together with the auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act, S.C. 1989, c. 3, sbs. 13(3).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-309.

Reports of the Public Service Staff Relations Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-310.

Report of the Queens Quay West Land Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-311.

Report of the Canada Lands Company Limited for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-312.

Reports of Defence Construction (1951) Limited for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-313.

Summaries of the Corporate Plan for the period 2001-02 to 2005-06 and of the Capital and Operating Budgets for 2001-02 of Defence Construction (1951) Limited, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-314.

Summaries of the Corporate Plan and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2001-2002 to 2005-06 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. 1/37-315.

Reports of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-316.

Reports of the Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-317.

Reports of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-318.

Reports of the Department of Natural Resources for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-319.

Reports of the National Energy Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-320.

Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2000-2001 to 2004-05 and of the Capital and Operating Budgets for 2000-2001 of the Cape Breton Development Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-321.

Report on the use of electronic surveillance for the year 1999, pursuant to the Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46, sbs. 195(4).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-322.

Report of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Act to establish the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and to amend the Canada Pension Plan and the Old Age Security Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, S.C. 1997, c. 40, sbs. 51(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-323.

Reports of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-324.

Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2001-05 and of the Capital Budget for 2001 of the Canada Development Investment Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). -Sessional Paper No. 1/37-325.

Report of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Public Sector Pension Investment Board Act, S.C. 1999, c. 34, sbs. 48.-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-326.

Final Reports on the administration of the Canada Assistance Plan for the fiscal years 1994-95 and 1995-96, pursuant to the Canada Assistance Plan Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-1, s. 18).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-327.

Reports of the Canadian Space Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-328.

Reports of the National Research Council for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-329.

Reports of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-330.

Reports of the Business Development Bank of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-331.

Reports of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-332.

Report of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-13, sbs. 26(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-333.

Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 1999-2003 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 1999 of VIA Rail Canada Inc., pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-334.

Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2000-04 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2000 of VIA Rail Canada Inc., pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-335.

Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2001-05 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2001 of VIA Rail Canada Inc., pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-336.

Reports of the Fraser River Port Authority for the period of May 1, 2000 to April 30, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-337.

Report of the Canada Council for the Arts, together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Canada Council Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-2, sbs. 21(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-338.

Report of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Broadcasting Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. B-9, sbs. 39(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-339.

Report of the National Capital Commission, together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-340.

Report of the Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation, together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-341.

Report of the National Museum of Science and Technology Corporation, together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-342.

Reports of the Department of Canadian Heritage for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-343.

Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2001-02 to 2005-06 of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, pursuant to the Broadcasting Act, S.C. 1991, c. 11, sbs. 55(4).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-344.

Report on the administration of the Atlantic Fisheries Restructuring Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-14, sbs. 8(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-345.

Report of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation for the year 2001, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8.-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-346.

Summaries of the Corporate Plan for the period 2001-02 to 2005-06 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2001-02 of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-347.

Reports of the Canadian Forces Grievance Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-348.

Reports of the Military Police Complaints Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-349.

Report of the Old Port of Montreal Corporation Inc., together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-350.

Report of the Canadian Museum of Nature, together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-351.

Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2001 to 2003, of the Revised Operating Budget for 2000-01 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2001-02 of the Old Port of Montreal Corporation Inc., pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-352.

Report on the administration of the Firearms Act to the Solicitor General of Canada by the Registrar of the Canadian Firearms Registry for the year 2000, pursuant to the Act, S.C. 1995, c. 39, sbs. 93(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-353.

Report of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Public Complaints Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, 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. 1/37-354.

Report of the Law Commission of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Act respecting the Law Commission of Canada, S.C. 1996, c. 9, s. 24.-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-355.

Statutes of the Yukon for May 2001, pursuant to the Yukon Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. Y-2, sbs. 22(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-356.

Statutes of the Northwest Territories for March 2001, pursuant to the Northwest Territories Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. N-22, sbs. 21(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-357.

Statutes of the Northwest Territories for November 2000, pursuant to the Northwest Territories Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. N022, sbs. 21(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-358.

Reports of the Yukon Territory Water Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-359.

Reports of the Sahtu Land and Water Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-360.

Reports of the Department of Health for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-361.

Report of the Standards Council of Canada, together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-362.

Report of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office, together with the Auditors' report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2000, pursuant to the Patent Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. P-4, s. 26.-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-363.

Report on the Lobbyists Code of Conduct for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Lobbyists Registration Act, S.C. 1995, c. 12, s. 10.6.-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-364.

Report on the administration of the Lobbyists Registration Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. 44 (4th Supp.), sbs. 11(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-365.

Reports of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-366.

Report of the Canada Post Corporation, together with the Auditors' report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-367.

Report of the Canada Post Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-368.

Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2001 to 2005 and the Capital Budget for 2001 of the Canada Post Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-369.

Report of the Business Development Bank of Canada, together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-370.

Report on the five-year review of the Business Development Bank of Canada Act for the period 1995 to 2000, pursuant to the Act, S.C. 1995, c. 28, sbs. 36(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-371.

Reports of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2000, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-372.

Report on the administration of the Fisheries Improvement Loans Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-22, sbs. 14(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-373.

Report of Defence Construction (1951) Limited, together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-374.

Copy of Order in Council P.C. 2001-1272, dated July 12, 2001, amending the United Nations Liberia Regulations, pursuant to the United Nations Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. U-2, sbs. 4(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-375.

Report of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-376.

Reports of the Canadian International Development Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-377.

Report of the Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Hazardous Materials Review Act, S.C. 1987, c. 30, sbs. 45(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-378.

Reports of the Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-379.

Report of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. S-12, sbs. 20(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-380.

Report of the Commissioner of Competition for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Competition Act, R.S.C. 1985, c.19 (2nd Supp.), s. 127.-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-381.

Report of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. N-21, s. 18.-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-382.

Report of the Canadian Dairy Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8.-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-383.

Reports of the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-384.

Reports of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).-Sessional Paper No. 1/37-385.

 

ADJOURNMENT

The Honourable Senator Robichaud, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Rompkey, P.C.:

That the Senate do now adjourn.

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

(Accordingly, at 6:13 p.m. the Senate was continued until 1:30 p.m. tomorrow)

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

Standing Committee on Privileges, Standing Rules and Orders

The name of the Honourable Senator LeBreton substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Murray (June 18).

The name of the Honourable Senator Robertson substituted for that of the Honourable Senator DeWare (September 17).

Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

The name of the Honourable Senator Pépin substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Morin (June 19).

The name of the Honourable Senator Keon substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Cohen (September 17).

Standing Senate Committee on Defence and Security

The name of the Honourable Senator Banks added to the membership (July 16).

The name of the Honourable Senator Stollery substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Rompkey (July 17).

The name of the Honourable Senator Rompkey substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Stollery (July 23).

The name of the Honourable Senator Banks removed from the membership (July 23).

Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

The name of the Honourable Senator Spivak substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Stratton (July 23).

Special Committee of the Senate on Illegal Drugs

The names of the Honourable Senators Milne and Grafstein substituted for those of the Honourable Senators Banks and Maheu (September 7).

The names of the Honourable Senators Austin, Maheu and Banks substituted for those of the Honourable Senators Maheu, Grafstein and Milne (September 11).

The name of the Honourable Senator Maheu substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Austin (September 13).

Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights

The name of the Honourable Senator Cochrane substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Oliver (September 17).

Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration

The name of the Honourable Senator Atkins substituted for that of the Honourable Senator DeWare (September 17).

Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

The name of the Honourable Senator Rivest substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Atkins (September 17).

Committee of Selection

The name of the Honourable Senator Stratton substituted for that of the Honourable Senator DeWare (September 17).

Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications

The name of the Honourable Senator Oliver substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Forrestall (September 17).

The name of the Honourable Senator Gustafson added to the membership (September 17).

Standing Senate Committee on National Finance

The name of the Honourable Senator Moore substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Finnerty (September 18).


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