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50 Elizabeth II, A.D. 2001, Canada

Journals of the Senate

1st Session, 37th Parliament


Issue 58

Tuesday, October 16, 2001
2:00 p.m.

The Honourable Rose-Marie Losier-Cool, Speaker pro tempore


The Members convened were:

The Honourable Senators

Adams, Andreychuk, Angus, Atkins, Austin, Bacon, Beaudoin, Biron, Bryden, Buchanan, Callbeck, Carstairs, Chalifoux, Christensen, Cochrane, Comeau, Cook, Cools, Corbin, Cordy, Day, De Bané, Di Nino, Doody, Eyton, Fairbairn, Finestone, Finnerty, Fitzpatrick, Fraser, Furey, Gauthier, Gill, Grafstein, Graham, Gustafson, Hervieux-Payette, Hubley, Johnson, Joyal, Kelleher, Kenny, Kinsella, Kolber, Kroft, LaPierre, Lapointe, LeBreton, Léger, Losier-Cool, Lynch-Staunton, Maheu, Mahovlich, Meighen, Milne, Moore, Murray, Nolin, Oliver, Pearson, Phalen, Pitfield, Poulin (Charette), Rivest, Robichaud, Roche, Rompkey, Setlakwe, Sibbeston, Sparrow, Spivak, St. Germain, Stollery, Stratton, Tkachuk, Tunney, Watt, Wiebe, Wilson

The Members in attendance to business were:

The Honourable Senators

Adams, Andreychuk, Angus, Atkins, Austin, Bacon, Beaudoin, Biron, Bryden, Buchanan, Callbeck, Carstairs, Chalifoux, Christensen, Cochrane, Comeau, Cook, Cools, Corbin, Cordy, Day, De Bané, Di Nino, Doody, Eyton, Fairbairn, Finestone, Finnerty, Fitzpatrick, Fraser, Furey, Gauthier, Gill, Grafstein, Graham, Gustafson, Hervieux-Payette, Hubley, Johnson, Joyal, Kelleher, Kenny, *Keon, Kinsella, *Kirby, Kolber, Kroft, LaPierre, Lapointe, LeBreton, Léger, Losier-Cool, Lynch-Staunton, Maheu, Mahovlich, Meighen, Milne, Moore, *Morin, Murray, Nolin, Oliver, Pearson, *Pépin, Phalen, Pitfield, Poulin (Charette), Rivest, Robichaud, Roche, Rompkey, Setlakwe, Sibbeston, Sparrow, Spivak, St. Germain, Stollery, Stratton, Tkachuk, Tunney, Watt, Wiebe, Wilson

The Clerk at the Table informed the Senate that the Honourable the Speaker was unavoidably absent, whereupon the Honourable Senator Losier-Cool, Speaker pro tempore, took the Chair, pursuant to Rule 11.

PRAYERS

INTRODUCTION OF SENATORS

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

Gerard A. Phalen,

Joseph A. Day, and

Michel Biron,

respectively, had been summoned to the Senate.

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

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

CANADA

Michel Bastarache
(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

GERARD A. PHALEN

of Glace Bay, in the Province of Nova Scotia,

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 J.E. Michel Bastarache, a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada and Deputy of 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 OTTAWA, this fourth day of October, 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 Phalen 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 Day was introduced between the Honourable Senator Carstairs, P.C., and the Honourable Senator Corbin, and having presented Her Majesty's Writ of Summons it was read by one of the Clerks at the Table as follows:—

CANADA

Michel Bastarache
(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

JOSEPH A. DAY

of Hampton, 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:

The Honourable J.E. Michel Bastarache, a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada and Deputy of 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 OTTAWA, this fourth day of October, 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 Day 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 Biron was introduced between the Honourable Senator Carstairs, P.C., and the Honourable Senator Hervieux-Payette, 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

Michel Bastarache
(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

MICHEL BIRON

of Nicolet, 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 Mille Isles 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:

The Honourable J.E. Michel Bastarache, a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada and Deputy of 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 OTTAWA, this fourth day of October, 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 Biron 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 pro tempore 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.

SENATORS' STATEMENTS

Some Honourable Senators made statements.

DAILY ROUTINE OF BUSINESS

Government Notices of Motions

With leave of the Senate,

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

That when the Senate adjourns today, it do stand adjourned until tomorrow, Wednesday, October 17, 2001, at 1:30 p.m.

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

Tabling of Reports from Inter-Parliamentary Delegations

The Honourable Senator Stollery tabled the following:

Report of the Canadian Delegation of the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association respecting its participation at the Third Part of the 2001 Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, held in Strasbourg, France, from June 25 to 29, 2001.—Sessional Paper No. 1/37-503.

Notices of Motions

With leave of the Senate,

The Honourable Senator Milne moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Pearson:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs have power to sit at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, October 16, 23 and 30, 2001, for the purpose of its examination of Bill C-7, An Act in respect of criminal justice for young persons and to amend and repeal other Acts, even though the Senate may then be sitting, and that Rule 95(4) be suspended in relation thereto.

After debate,

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

ORDERS OF THE DAY

GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

Bills

Second reading of Bill C-6, An Act to amend the International Boundary Waters Treaty Act.

The Honourable Senator Corbin moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Day, that the Bill be read the second time.

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Kinsella for the Honourable Senator Carney, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Cochrane, that further debate on the motion be adjourned until the next sitting.

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

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Fitzpatrick, seconded by the Honourable Senator Bacon, for the second reading of Bill S-33, An Act to amend the Carriage by Air Act.

After debate,

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

The Bill was then read the second time.

The Honourable Senator Fitzpatrick moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Moore, that the Bill be referred to the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications.

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

Order No. 3 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

Motions

Order No. 1 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

OTHER BUSINESS

Senate Public Bills

Order No. 1 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Gauthier, seconded by the Honourable Senator Lapointe, for the second reading of Bill S-32, An Act to amend the Official Languages Act (fostering of English and French).

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Kinsella moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Cochrane, that further debate on the motion be adjourned until later this day.

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

Orders No. 3 to 5 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Stratton, seconded by the Honourable Senator Cohen, for the second reading of Bill S-20, An Act to provide for increased transparency and objectivity in the selection of suitable individuals to be named to certain high public positions.

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Robichaud, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Mahovlich, that further debate on the motion be adjourned until the next sitting.

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

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Gauthier, seconded by the Honourable Senator Lapointe, for the second reading of Bill S-32, An Act to amend the Official Languages Act (fostering of English and French).

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Poulin moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Fraser, that further debate on the motion be adjourned until the next sitting.

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

Order No. 7 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

Reports of Committees

Orders No. 1 to 5 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

Consideration of the Sixth Report of the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs (budget—release of additional funds) presented in the Senate on September 25, 2001.

After debate,

With leave of the Senate, the Order was discharged and the Report withdrawn.

Order No. 7 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

Other

Orders No. 16 (inquiry), 3 (motion), 18, 20 (inquiries), 65 (motion), 7, 13, 28, 6, 11, 10, 22, 23 (inquiries), 73, 44 (motions), 8 (inquiry), 54 and 41 (motions) were called and postponed until the next sitting.

INQUIRIES

The Honourable Senator Roche called the attention of the Senate to the urgent need to consider the implications of a missile defence system for Canada's policies on keeping space free of all weapons and, in this context, to promote a cooperative and forward-minded approach to international security in the light of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Debate concluded.

MOTIONS

The Honourable Senator Stollery moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Hervieux-Payette, P.C.:

That, notwithstanding Rule 92(1), the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs be empowered to hold occasional meetings in camera for the purpose of hearing witnesses and gathering specialized or sensitive information in relation to its order of reference of March 1, 2001, to examine such issues as may arise from time to time relating to foreign relations generally.

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Lynch-Staunton moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Nolin, that further debate on the motion be adjourned until the next sitting.

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

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

Reports of Parks 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. 1/37-467.

Reports of the Department of Justice 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. 1/37-468.

Reports of the Canadian Human Rights 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- 469.

Referendum Regulation proposed by the Chief Electoral Officer, pursuant to the Referendum Act, S.C. 1992, c. 30, sbs. 7(6).—Sessional Paper No. 1/37-470.

Report of the National Film Board of Canada, together with the Auditor General's report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001,pursuant to the National Film Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. N-8, sbs. 20(1).—Sessional Paper No. 1/37-471.

Report of the Public Service Commission of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Public Service Employment Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. P-33, sbs. 47(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/37-472.

Report of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, together with the Auditors' report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Canadian Race Relations Foundation Act, S.C. 1991, c. 8, sbs. 26(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/37-473.

Report of the National Gallery of Canada and its affiliate the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, 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. 1/37-474.

Reports of the National Film 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. 1/37-475.

Reports of the Canadian Museum of Nature 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. 1/37-476.

Reports of the National Gallery 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. 1/37-477.

Reports of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board 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. 1/37-478.

Reports of the National Battlefields 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. 1/37-479.

Reports of the National Museum of Science and Technology 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. 1/37-480.

Reports of the Canadian Museum of Civilization 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/ 37-481.

Reports of the Public Service Commission 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- 482.

Reports of the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review 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. 1/37-483.

Reports of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) 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. 1/37-484.

Reports of the National Archives 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. 1/37-485.

Reports of Telefilm 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. 1/37-486.

Reports of the National Capital 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. 1/37-487.

Reports of the Canada Council for the Arts 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. 1/37-488.

Reports of the National Library 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. 1/37-489.

Reports of Canada Information Office 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. 1/37-490.

Report on the Witness Protection Program by the Commission of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Witness Protection Program Act, S.C. 1996, c. 15, s. 16.—Sessional Paper No. 1/37-491.

Report on the administration of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Account (Parts I and III) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. R-11, s. 31. —Sessional Paper No. 1/37-492.

Reports of the Ministry of the Solicitor General 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. 1/37-493.

Report of the National DNA Data Bank of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the DNA Identification Act, S.C. 2000, c. 10, s. 12.—Sessional Paper No. 1/37-494.

Reports of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development 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. 1/37-495.

Reports of the British Columbia Treaty 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- 496.

Reports of the Yukon Surface Rights 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. 1/37-497.

Report of the Export Development Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8 .—Sessional Paper No. 1/37-498.

Annual Report of the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation, together with the Auditors' report, for the year 2000, pursuant to the Budget Implementation Act, S.C. 1998, c. 21, sbs. 38(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/37-499.

Report on the five-year review of the Farm Income Protection Act (FIPA), pursuant to the Farm Income Protection Act, S.C. 1991, c. 22, s. 20.—Sessional Paper No. 1/37-500.

Report of the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission, together with the Auditors' report, for the year 2000, pursuant to the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission Act, S.C. 1964-65, c. 19, s. 7.—Sessional Paper No. 1/37-501.

Report of the Copyright Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Act to amend the Copyright Act and to amend other Acts in consequence thereof, R.S.C. 1985, c. 10 (4th Supp.), s. 12.—Sessional Paper No. 1/37- 502.

ADJOURNMENT

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

That the Senate do now adjourn.

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

(Accordingly, at 4:55 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 Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

The name of the Honourable Senator Chalifoux substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Fraser (October 3).

The name of the Honourable Senator Léger removed from the membership (October 5).

The name of the Honourable Senator LaPierre substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Hubley (October 16).

Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries

The name of the Honourable Senator Chalifoux substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Hubley (October 3).

Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration

The name of the Honourable Senator Nolin substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Atkins (October 3).

Standing Joint Committee on Official Languages

The name of the Honourable Senator Comeau substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Rivest (October 3).

The name of the Honourable Senator Léger substituted for that of the Honourable Senator LaPierre (October 5).

The name of the Honourable Senator LaPierre substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Léger (October 15).

Standing Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament

The name of the Honourable Senator Poulin substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Banks (October 4).

Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

The names of the Honourable Senators Finestone and Rompkey substituted for those of the Honourable Senators Callbeck and Cook (October 4).

The names of the Honourable Senators Cook and Callbeck substituted for those of the Honourable Senators Rompkey and Finestone (October 5).

The name of the Honourable Senator Carney substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Di Nino (October 15).

Standing Senate Committee on Defence and Security

The name of the Honourable Senator Banks substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Jaffer (October 5).

Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications

The name of the Honourable Senator Callbeck substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Poy (October 10).

Special Committee of the Senate on Illegal Drugs

The name of the Honourable Senator Carney substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Rossiter (October 10).

Standing Senate Committee on National Finance

The name of the Honourable Senator Furey added to the membership (October 15).


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