Legal and Constitutional Affairs – April 8, 2014 – Part 4

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Legal and Constitutional Affairs – April 8, 2014 – Part 4

The Senators continue their hearings for the pre-study of Bill C-23, the Fair Elections Act. Diane Bergeron, spokesperson for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, and Kory Earle, president of People First of Ontario, testify on accessibility issues and offer their recommendations on how to improve voting for the visually impaired and for Canadians with low literacy levels. Also testifying is Gerald Chipeur, lawyer for Miller Thomson, who presents Supreme Court cases that justify Bill C-23 and doing away with vouching. (April 8, 2014)