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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 101
Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 3:33 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Presiding
Hon. MaryAnn Mihychuk, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Isabelle Brideau, Analyst
• Olivier Leblanc-Laurendeau, Analyst
As individuals
• Paul Chartrand, Professor of Law (retired)
• Ken S. Coates, Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, Saskatoon
• Val Napoleon, Associate Professor and Law Foundation Professor of Aboriginal Justice and Governance, University of Victoria
• Dwight Newman, Professor of Law and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Rights
Maurice Law
• Ryan Lake
National Consortium for Indigenous Economic Development
• Miles Richardson, Director
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, February 7, 2018, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Paul Chartrand, Dwight Newman and Miles Richardson made statements and answered questions.

At 4:32 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:35 p.m., the sitting resumed.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $39,900.00, for the study of Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, be adopted.

As individuals
• Paul Chartrand, Professor of Law (retired)
• Ken S. Coates, Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, Saskatoon
• Val Napoleon, Associate Professor and Law Foundation Professor of Aboriginal Justice and Governance, University of Victoria
• Dwight Newman, Professor of Law and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Rights
Maurice Law
• Ryan Lake
National Consortium for Indigenous Economic Development
• Miles Richardson, Director
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, February 7, 2018, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Ken S. Coates, by videoconference from Kelowna, British Columbia, Ryan Lake and Val Napoleon made statements and answered questions.

At 5:30 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee