Social Affairs, Science and Technology – April 1, 2015

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Social Affairs, Science and Technology – April 1, 2015

Liberal MP Frank Valeriote presents his private member’s bill (C-247) to expand the mandate of Service Canada to make it the single point of contact for the federal government for all matters relating to the death of a Canadian citizen or resident. Janet Gray (chair, CARP Ottawa) from the Canadian Association of Retired Persons, Jim Bishop (chair of the Government Relations Committee) of the Funeral Service Association of Canada along with Robert Frelich (director, identity policy and program directorate) and Anik Dupont (director general, identity policy and program directorate) from Employment and Social Development Canada provide additional testimony.
(April 1, 2015)