PARLIAMENT of CANADA

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May 30, 2016
9:00 AM Local Time

Human Rights
  • Study on the integration of newly-arrived Syrian refugees and the challenges they are facing
    • Witness 3 (As an Individual)
    • Witness 4 (As an Individual)
    • Witness 1 (As an Individual)
    • Zena Al Hamdan, Programs Manager (Arab Community Centre of Toronto)
    • Mario J. Calla, Executive Director (COSTI Immigrant Services)
    • Bayan Khatib, Board Member and Head of the Social Committee (Syrian Canadian Foundation)
    • Dr. Meb Rashid, Medical Director, Crossroads Clinic, Women’s College Hospital and Assistant Professor, DFCM, University of Toronto (As an Individual)
    • Muhammad Rehan, General Manager (Muslim Welfare Centre of Toronto)
    • Malaz Sebai, Board Director (Lifeline Syria)
    • Alexander Vadala, Senior Coordinator, Policy & Research (Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants)
    • Annette Wilde, Refugee Sponsor (As an Individual)
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel City Hall Room, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto ON Link to the notice of this meeting
Partial In Camera
May 30, 2016
1:00 PM

National Security and Defence
  • Bill S-205, An Act to amend the Canada Border Services Agency Act
    • The Honourable Ralph Goodale, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Public Safety Canada
  • Study on issues related to the Defence Policy Review presently being undertaken by the government
    • The Honourable Harjit Singh Sajjan, P.C., M.P., Minister of National Defence
    • Mark Gwozdecky, Assistant Deputy Minister, International Security and Political Affairs (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Hervé Ladsous, Head of Department (United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations)
Room 2, Victoria Building Link to the notice of this meeting Link to ParlVu for this meeting
May 30, 2016
4:00 PM

Senate Modernization (Special)
  • Consider methods to make the Senate more effective within the current constitutional framework
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 256-S, Centre Block Link to the notice of this meeting
In Camera
May 30, 2016
5:00 PM

Official Languages
  • Study on the application of the Official Languages Act and the regulations and directives made under it
    • The Honourable Scott Brison, P.C., M.P., President of the Treasury Board
    • Mary Donaghy, Assistant Commissioner, Policy and Communications Branch (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
    • Graham Fraser, Commissioner of Official Languages (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
    • Pascale Giguère, Senior Counsel and Manager, Legal Affairs Branch (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
    • Ghislaine Saikaley, Assistant Commissioner, Compliance Assurance Branch (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
    • Anne-Marie Smart, Chief Human Resources Officer (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
    • Marc Tremblay, Executive Director, Official Languages Centre of Excellence (Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
Room 257, East Block Link to the notice of this meeting Link to ParlVu for this meeting
May 31, 2016
9:00 AM

Aboriginal Peoples
  • Study on best practices and on-going challenges relating to housing in the North
    • Debra Haltrecht, Acting Director, Housing Division, Office of Energy Efficiency (Natural Resources Canada)
    • Dean Haslip, Director General, CanmetENERGY-Ottawa, Innovation and Energy Technology Sector (Natural Resources Canada)
    • Duane Ningaqsiq Smith, Chair and Chief Executive Officer (Inuvialuit Regional Corporation)
    • Robin Sinha, Director of Housing, Buildings and Communities, CanmetENERGY-Ottawa (Natural Resources Canada)
Room 160-S, Centre Block Link to the notice of this meeting Link to ParlVu for this meeting
May 31, 2016
9:30 AM

National Finance
  • Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017
    • Darlene Boileau, Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services (Infrastructure Canada)
    • David Enns, Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Management Sector (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Marc Fortin, Assistant Deputy Minister, Program Operations (Infrastructure Canada)
    • Lawrence Hanson, Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Innovation Sector (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
    • Charles MacArthur, Senior Vice President, Regional Operations and Assisted Housing (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation )
    • Laura Smith, Director, Finance - Assisted Housing (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation )
Room 9, Victoria Building Link to the notice of this meeting Link to ParlVu for this meeting
May 31, 2016
9:30 AM

Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament
  • Case of privilege relating to the leaks of the Auditor General’s report on the audit of the Senate
    • Gilles Duguay, Director General, Parliamentary Precinct Services (Senate of Canada)
    • Mike McDonald, Director, Corporate Security (Senate of Canada)
Room 356-S, Centre Block Link to the notice of this meeting Link to ParlVu for this meeting
May 31, 2016
9:30 AM

Transport and Communications
  • Study on emerging issues related to its mandate and ministerial mandate letters
    • The Honourable David Emerson, P.C., Former Chair, Canada Transportation Act Review Panel (As an Individual)
    • Murad Al-Katib, Former advisor, Canada Transportation Act Review Panel (As an Individual)
Room 2, Victoria Building Link to the notice of this meeting Link to ParlVu for this meeting
May 31, 2016
2:00 PM

National Finance
  • Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017
    • Graham Barr, Director General, Strategic Policy, Planning and Reporting (Shared Services Canada)
    • Julie Charron, Chief Financial Officer (Public Services and Procurement Canada)
    • Manon Fillion, Director General and Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Services (Shared Services Canada)
    • Kevin Radford, Assistant Deputy Minister, Real Property (Public Services and Procurement Canada)
    • Omar Rashed, Acting Chief Financial Officer (Canadian Air Transport Security Authority)
    • John Stroud, Vice President, Corporate Services and Corporate Secretary (Canadian Air Transport Security Authority)
Room 257, East Block Link to the notice of this meeting Link to ParlVu for this meeting
May 31, 2016
5:00 PM

When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
Agriculture and Forestry
  • International market access priorities for the Canadian agricultural and agri-food sector
    • Daniel Dufour, Director General (Conseil de l'industrie de l'érable)
    • Ryan Greer, Director, Transportation and Infrastructure Policy (The Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
    • Eliott Levasseur, Vice President (Conseil de l'industrie de l'érable)
Room 2, Victoria Building Link to the notice of this meeting Link to ParlVu for this meeting
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