It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of Bill C-22, groups/individuals be invited to appear on March 21, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., and on March 22, March 27 and March 29, 2007, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., starting with the Minister of Justice and officials from the department; and that the clause by clause study take place on April 17, 2007 at 9:00 a.m.
That, in relation to the study of Bill C-22, the clerk of the committee be authorized to invite from the list of potential witnesses dated February 27, 2007, some groups and individuals, for a maximum of 5 groups or individuals by meeting and, that further consultation on who to invite will take place at a future meeting of the Sub-Committee on agenda and procedure.
That the committee proceed to the study of the procedure for selecting judges on Tuesday, March 20, 2007, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. and continue with the study on March 28 and April 18, 2007, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., with a maximum of 5 groups/individuals by meeting.
That, in relation to the study of the procedure for selecting judges, the committee start its review by inviting the following groups or individuals to appear: the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, the General Counsel from the Department of Justice, Sébastien Grammond, Former judge Antonio Lamer, Former judge Claire L'Heureux-Dubé, l'Association du Barreau canadien, Peter Russell, Jacob Ziegel, Peter Hogg, Patrick Monahan, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and the Canadian Professional Police Association.
That, in relation to the study of the procedure for selecting judges, the clerk ask the members of the Committee to submit their suggestions for additional witnesses and that they will be reviewed by the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure.