PARLIAMENT of CANADA

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October 4, 2016
9:30 AM

National Finance
  • Study on the federal government infrastructure funding program
    • Benjamin Dachis, Associate Director, Research (C.D. Howe Institute)
    • Ryan Greer, Director, Transportation and Infrastructure Policy (Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
    • John Law, President and CEO, Lawmark International (As an Individual)
Room 9, Victoria Building Link to the notice of this meeting Link to ParlVu for this meeting
October 4, 2016
9:30 AM

Transport and Communications
  • Study on the transport of crude oil in Canada
    • Todd Halina, Chief Operating Officer (Chemco Electric)
    • Consideration of a draft report
    • Consideration of a draft budget
Room 2, Victoria Building Link to the notice of this meeting Link to ParlVu for this meeting
Partial In Camera
October 4, 2016
11:00 AM Local Time

Official Languages
  • Study on the challenges associated with access to French schools and French immersion programs in BC
    • Catherine Berron, School Principal, Dual Track Elementary School (Surrey School District)
    • Nancy Brennan, Associate Superintendent, Learning Services (Vancouver School District (#39))
    • Simon Burgers, District Principal, Languages and Multicultural Programs, Learning Team (The Greater Victoria School District (#61))
    • Padminee Chundunsing, President of the Board (La Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique)
    • Glyn Lewis, Executive Director (Canadian Parents for French - British Columbia and Yukon Branch)
    • Pascaline Nsekera, Immigration Program Manager (La Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique)
    • Pierre Rivard, Executive and Artistic Director (Le Centre culturel francophone de Vancouver)
Goldcorp Centre for the Arts Room 2555, Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC Link to the notice of this meeting
October 4, 2016
5:00 PM

Agriculture and Forestry
  • Government response to the Ninth Report: "The importance of Bee Health"
    • Dave Carey, Manager, Government Affairs and Policy (Canadian Seed Trade Association)
    • Markus Haerle, Vice Chair (Grain Farmers of Ontario)
    • Todd Hyra, 2nd Vice-President (Canadian Seed Trade Association)
    • Kevin Nixon, President (Canadian Honey Council)
    • Dennis Prouse, Vice President, Government Affairs (CropLife Canada)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 2, Victoria Building Link to the notice of this meeting Link to ParlVu for this meeting
Partial In Camera
October 4, 2016
5:00 PM

When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
Fisheries and Oceans
  • Study on Maritime Search and Rescue activities, including current challenges and opportunities
    • Gregory Lick, Director General, Operations (Canadian Coast Guard)
    • Marc Mes, Director of Operational Support (Canadian Coast Guard)
Room 9, Victoria Building Link to the notice of this meeting Link to ParlVu for this meeting
October 5, 2016
8:00 AM Local Time

Official Languages
  • Study on the challenges associated with access to French schools and French immersion programs in BC
    • Sylvain Allison, Secretary-Treasurer (Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique)
    • Johanne Asselin, Director, école Anne-Hébert (Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique)
    • Marie-Andrée Asselin, Executive Director (BC Francophone Parents Federation)
    • Cendra Beaton, President, Sooke District Chapter (Canadian Parents for French)
    • Sophie Bergeron, President (Association provinciale des professeurs d'immersion et du programme francophone de la Colombie-Britannique)
    • Bertrand Dupain, Superintendent (Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique)
    • Trish Kolber, French Teacher Representative (BC Association of Teachers of Modern Languages)
    • Marie-Pierre Lavoie, President (BC Francophone Parents Federation)
    • Sylvie Liechtele, President (BC Francophone Teachers’ Union (Local 93))
    • Teri Mooring, First Vice-President (BC Teachers’ Federation)
    • Michel Tardif, School district 93 Chapter President, Principal of La Passerelle (Whistler) and La Vallée (Pemberton) schools (Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique)
    • Mary-Em Waddington, President, Surrey Chapter (Canadian Parents for French)
Morris J. Wosk Centre For Dialogue Salons 10-20 , 580 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC Link to the notice of this meeting
October 5, 2016
11:30 AM

Human Rights
  • Examination of Canada’s international and national human rights obligations
    • Shelagh Day, Co-Founder (Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action )
    • Joanna Maycock, Secretary General (European Women's Lobby)
    • Kate McInturff, Senior Researcher (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
Room 9, Victoria Building Link to the notice of this meeting Link to ParlVu for this meeting
October 5, 2016
12:00 PM

Senate Modernization (Special)
  • Consider methods to make the Senate more effective within the current constitutional framework
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 257, East Block Link to the notice of this meeting
In Camera
October 5, 2016
1:00 PM Local Time

Official Languages
  • Study on the challenges associated with access to French schools and French immersion programs in BC
    • Francis R. Andrew, Program Director Emeritus, French Centre, Continuing Studies (University of British Columbia)
    • Monique Bournot-Trites, Associate Professor (University of British Columbia)
    • Sophie Brassard, President (Conseil jeunesse francophone de la Colombie-Britannique)
    • Wendy Carr, Associate Dean, Teacher Education, Faculty of Education (University of British Columbia)
    • Diane Dagenais, Professor (Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University)
    • Yvon Laberge, Executive Director (Collège Éducacentre)
    • Rémi Marien, Executive Director (Conseil jeunesse francophone de la Colombie-Britannique)
    • Kenneth Reeder, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Education-Language & Literacy Education (University of British Columbia)
    • Noah Rondeau, Administrator – 19-25 (Conseil jeunesse francophone de la Colombie-Britannique)
    • Cécile Sabatier, Associate Professor (Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University)
    • Claire Trépanier, Director (Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs, Simon Fraser University)
    • Meike Wernicke, Coordinator, French Programs, Faculty of Education-Language & Literacy Education (University of British Columbia)
Morris J. Wosk Centre For Dialogue Salons 10-20 , 580 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC Link to the notice of this meeting
October 5, 2016
4:15 PM

Legal and Constitutional Affairs
  • Study on matters pertaining to delays in Canada's criminal justice system
    • Graham Fraser, Commissioner (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
    • Denis Genis, Lawyer (Genis and Associates)
    • Pascale Giguère, Senior Counsel and Manager, Legal Affairs Branch (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)
    • John H. Hale, Lawyer (Hale Criminal Law Office)
    • Christine Mainville, Lawyer (Henein Hutchison LLP)
    • Mary Murphy, Lawyer (Murphy Lawyers)
Room 257, East Block Link to the notice of this meeting Link to ParlVu for this meeting
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