Human Rights – November 6, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Human Rights – November 6, 2014

The committee resumes its study of the Hague Abduction Convention and other international mechanisms which look to resolve cross-border child custody disputes and international child abductions. Professor Nigel Lowe discusses some of his concerns with the convention as well as the strengths of the Dutch model. Bill Crosbie, Béatrice Maillé and Leeann McKechnie from Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, Kathryn Sabo, Marie Riendeau and Sandra Zed Finless of Justice Canada, Laurie-Anne Kempton and Robert Stevenson from Citizenship and Immigration Canada and Calvin Christiansen of the Canada Border Services Agency further discuss the convention.
(November 6, 2014)