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Report of the committee

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples has the honour to present its

TWELFTH REPORT

Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate on Thursday, December 15, 2016, to study a new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, respectfully requests funds for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019, and requests, for the purpose of such study, that it be empowered to engage the services of such counsel, technical, clerical and other personnel as may be necessary.

Pursuant to Chapter 3:06, section 2(1)(c) of the Senate Administrative Rules, the budget submitted to the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration and the report thereon of that committee are appended to this report.

Respectfully submitted,

LILLIAN EVA DYCK

Chair

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STANDING SENATE COMMITTEE ON ABORIGINAL PEOPLES

Study on the new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples

APPLICATION FOR BUDGET AUTHORIZATION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2019

Extract from the Journals of the Senate, Thursday, December 15, 2016:

The Honourable Senator Dyck moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Watt:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples be authorized to examine and report on a new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples, including, but not limited to:

(athe history of the relationship between indigenous people and newcomers;

(bthe main principles of a new relationship; and

(cthe application of these principles to specific issues affecting indigenous people in Canada.

That the committee submit its final report no later than October 31, 2018 and that the committee retain all powers necessary to publicize its findings for 180 days after the tabling of the final report.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

Charles Robert

Clerk of the Senate

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SUMMARY OF BUDGET

General Expenses
$1,900
TOTAL

$1,900

The above budget was approved by the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

The undersigned or an alternate will be in attendance on the date that this budget is considered.












Date
Présidente du Comité sénatorial permanent des peuples autochtones
LILLIAN EVA DYCK
Chair, Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples











Date
Président du Comité permanent de la régie interne, des budgets et de l’administration
LARRY W. CAMPBELL
Chair, Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration

GENERAL ESTIMATE OF THE TOTAL COST OF THE SPECIAL STUDY

Pursuant to Chapter 3:06, section 2(2) of the Senate Administrative Rules.

Expenses for fiscal year 2017-18: $212,224

Expenses for fiscal year 2018-19: $1,900

Estimate of the total cost of the special study: $650,000

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STANDING SENATE COMMITTEE ON ABORIGINAL PEOPLES

Study on the new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples

EXPLANATION OF BUDGET ITEMS

APPLICATION FOR BUDGET AUTHORIZATION

FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2019

GENERAL EXPENSES







PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER SERVICES








1.
Hospitality - meals (0410)1,000

2.
Hospitality - gifts (0424)500

3.
Knowledgeable client consultant (0469)300



Honoraria - Elders









Sub-total
$1,800







ALL OTHER EXPENDITURES










OTHER


1.
Miscellaneous expenses (0798)100

Sub-total
$100







Total of General Expenses
$1,900

The Senate Administration has reviewed this budget application.












Date
Blair Armitage, Principal Clerk,
Committees Directorate











Date
Nathalie Charpentier, Comptroller,
Finance and Procurement Directorate

APPENDIX (B) TO THE REPORT

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration has examined the budget presented to it by the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples for the proposed expenditures of the said committee for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019, for its special study on the new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, as authorized by the Senate on Thursday, December 15, 2016. The approved budget is as follows:

General Expenses
$1,900
TOTAL

$1,900

Respectfully submitted,

LARRY W. CAMPBELL

Chair