Membership of the French Constitutional Drafting Committee

Notice to the reader: This document represents the recommendation of the Committee constituted under s. 55 of the Constitution Act, 1982 and has never been superseded by any other report under that section.

Membership of the French Constitutional Drafting Committee

  • Mr. Jules Brière, of Hickson, Martin et Blanchard, Quebec City, Chairman of the Committee
  • The Honourable Gérald A. Beaudoin, Senator, O.C., Q.C., Professor, Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa
  • Mr. Robert C. Bergeron, Q.C., General Counsel, Legislation Section, Department of Justice
  • Mr. Alain-François Bisson, Professor, Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa
  • Mr. Alexandre Covacs, Jurilinguist, Legislation Section, Department of Justice
  • Mr. François La Fontaine, Senior Counsel, Legislation Section, Department of Justice, Secretary of the Committee

Former members of the Committee

  • Mr. Gérard Bertrand, Q.C., at the time Chief Legislative Counsel of the Government and Chairman of the Committee
  • Mr. Robert Décary, Q.C., at the time of Noël Décary, Aubry et associés, Hull
  • Ms. Christine Landry, at the time Legislative Counsel, Legislation Section, Department of Justice, and Secretary of the Committee
  • The Late Louis-Philippe Pigeon, a former member of the Supreme Court of Canada, at the time Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa
  • Mr. Gil Rémillard, at the time Professor at the Faculty of Law at Laval University
  • Mr. Michel Robert, Bâtonnier
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