Senators continue their study on the Hague Abduction Convention and other international mechanisms which look to resolve cross-border child custody disputes and international child abductions. Discussing their department’s respective child safety investigatory procedures are the RCMP’s Assistant Commissioner Joe Oliver and Sgt. Jane Boisonneault, Canada Border Services Agency’s Denis Vinette, and the Passport Program Integrity Branch of Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Lu Fernandes and Michelle Lattimore.
Also testifying at the committee are McGill University’s Ahmed Fekry Ibrahim, University of Toronto’s Anver Emon, and American Islamic College’s Timothy Gianotti who explain the Islamic world’s different cultural interpretations of the best interest of the child. (April 28, 2014)