The Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development met at 3:33 p.m. this day, in Room 371, West Block, the Chair, Bruce Stanton, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Hon. Larry Bagnell, Rob Clarke, Jean Crowder, Earl Dreeshen, John Duncan, Marc Lemay, Yvon Lévesque, Hon. Anita Neville, LaVar Payne, Greg Rickford, Todd Norman Russell and Bruce Stanton.
Associate Members present: Carol Hughes.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Tonina Simeone, Analyst; Trina Wall, Analyst.
Witnesses: As individuals: Sharon McIvor; Gwen Brodsky. Native Women's Association of Canada: Jeannette Corbiere Lavell, President; Karen Green, Executive Director. Congress of Aboriginal Peoples: Betty Ann Lavallée, National Chief; Roger J. Hunka, National Bilateral Director. National Association of Friendship Centres: Conrad Saulis, Policy Director.
Sharon McIvor made a statement and, with Gwen Brodsky, answered questions.
At 4:27 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 4:34 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Jeannette Corbiere Lavell made a statement and, with Karen Green, answered questions.
At 5:28 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 5:35 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Betty Ann Lavallée and Conrad Saulis made statements and, with Roger J. Hunka, answered questions.
At 6:27 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Graeme TrueloveClerk of the Committee