Aboriginal Peoples – November 1, 2011

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Aboriginal Peoples – November 1, 2011

Appearances: Jeff Cyr, Conrad Saulis

Jeff Cyr and Conrad Saulis, representatives from the National Association of Friendship Centres, appear before the committee. The witnesses discuss their organization’s services, which include helping Aboriginals who have relocated to urban areas with accessing health care, improving their socioeconomic status, and managing the transition from living on reserves to living in cities.

The witnesses are questioned by committee members Gerry St. Germain (the chair of the committee), Lillian Dyck (the deputy chair of the committee), Salma Ataullahjan (Conservative), Nancy Greene Raine (Conservative), Jacques Demers (Conservative), Dennis Patterson (Conservative), and Don Meredith (Conservative).