Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act

An Act to promote gender equity in Indian registration by responding to the Court of Appeal for British Columbia decision in McIvor v. Canada (Registrar of Indian and Northern Affairs)

This bill was last introduced in the 40th Parliament, 3rd Session, which ended in March 2011.

Sponsor

Chuck Strahl  Conservative

Status

This bill has received Royal Assent and is now law.

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment provides a new entitlement to Indian registration in response to the decision in McIvor v. Canada (Registrar of Indian and Northern Affairs) that was issued by the Court of Appeal for British Columbia on April 6, 2009.

Elsewhere

All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, provided by the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on April 1, 2010

  • Roy Gray, Director, Resolution and Individual Affairs Sector, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
  • Brenda Kustra, Director General, Governance Branch, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
  • Martin Reiher, Senior Counsel, Operations and Programs Section, Department of Justice

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on April 13, 2010

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on April 15, 2010

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on April 20, 2010

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on April 22, 2010

  • Jennifer Lynch, Chief Commissioner, Canadian Human Rights Commission
  • David Langtry, Deputy Chief Commissioner, Canadian Human Rights Commission
  • Valerie Phillips, Legal Counsel, Canadian Human Rights Commission
  • Michael Smith, Senior Policy Analyst, Canadian Human Rights Commission

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on April 27, 2010

  • Martin Reiher, Senior Counsel, Operations and Programs Section, Department of Justice
  • Wayne Cole, Procedural Clerk