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Proceedings of the Special Senate Committee on
the Anti-terrorism Act

First Session, Thirty-eighth Parliament, 2004-05

Chair: The Honourable JOYCE FAIRBAIRN, P.C.


Monday, October 17, 2005

Issue No. 16

Thirty-fifth, thirty-sixth and thirty-seventh meetings on:

A comprehensive review of the provisions and operation of the Anti-terrorism Act (S.C. 2001, c.41)

INCLUDING:
THE THIRD REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Budget — Supplementary Funds — 2005-2006)


WITNESSES:

Morning meeting

As an individual:

Joan Russow.

Canadian Red Cross:

The Honourable David Pratt, P.C., Advisor and Special Ambassador;

Sylvain Beauchamp, Senior Policy Advisor, International Humanitarian Law.

Federation of Law Societies of Canada:

George D. Hunter, Vice-President;

Katherine Corrick, Director of Policy, Law Society of Upper Canada.
 

Afternoon meeting

International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group:

The Honourable Warren Allmand, P.C., Steering Committee Member;

Roch Tassé, National Coordinator.

As an individual:

François Crépeau, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Montreal.

British Columbia Civil Liberties Association:

Murray Mollard, Executive Director.
 

Evening meeting

African Canadian Legal Clinic:

Marie Chen, Acting Director of Legal Services;

Royland Moriah, Policy Research Lawyer.

National Organization of Immigrant and Visible Minority Women of Canada:

Anu Bose, Executive Director.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Senator Joyce Fairbairn, P.C., Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Andreychuk, *Austin, P.C. (or Rompkey, P.C.), Day, Hubley, Joyal, P.C., *Kinsella (or Stratton), Mitchell, Rompkey, P.C.

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 58(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Mitchell substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Jaffer (October 17, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Hubley substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Smith, P.C. (October 17, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Jaffer substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Christensen (October 17, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Smith, P.C. substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Munson (October 17, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Rompkey, P.C. substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Fraser (October 17, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Christensen substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Jaffer (October 17, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Munson substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Smith, P.C. (October 17, 2005).