Monday, May 11 • The House Canadian Heritage Committee will meet to deal with committee business as well as discuss a review of the Canadian feature film industry. It will hear from the Directors Guild of Canada; the Alliance des producteurs francophones du Canada; the Moving Picture Company; Telus; and Quebecor Media Inc. • The House International Trade Committee will meet to deal with committee business, and will discuss its study on competing globally and the opportunities for small and medium-sized businesses, and the main estimates 2015-16. International Trade Minister Ed Fast will appear before the committee. • The House Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics Committee will meet in-camera to study the growing problem of identity theft and its economic impact. • The House Justice and Human Rights Committee will meet to study Bill C-590, an Act to amend the Criminal Code (blood alcohol content); and will also study the Main Estimates 2015-16; as well the committee will be meeting with a delegation from Ukraine. • The House Subcommittee on a Code of Conduct for Members will meet in-camera to continue their work on a Code of Conduct for Members. • The House National Defence Committee will meet in-camera to continue discussing the defence of North America. • The Senate National Security and Defence Committee will meet to study and report on security threats facing Canada and will hear from Christine Duhaime, a barrister and solicitor at Duhaime Law; Commissioner of the Correctional Service Canada Don Head; Matthew Levitt, director of the Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence at The Washington Institute; and • Lorenzo Vidino, director of the Program on Extremism at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University. • The Senate Official Languages Committee will meet to study the application of the Official Languages Act and the best practices for language policies and second-language learning, as well as Bill C-205, An Act to amend the Official Languages Act. The committee will hear from Language Commissioner Graham Fraser, and from his office the Assistant Commissioner of the Policy and Communications Branch Mary Donaghy, and Assistant Commissioner, Compliance Assurance Branch Ghislaine Saikaley, and Director and General Counsel Johane Tremblay. The committee will also discuss best practices for language policies and second-language learning, and the consideration of a draft budget and agenda. Tuesday, May 12 • The House Status of Women Committee will hold a televised meeting where they will dig in to the main estimates 2015-16. Kellie Leitch, the minister of Labour and Status of Women, will testify, as well the head of Status of Women Canada, Meena Ballantyne. • The House Government Operations and Estimates Committee will meet to study the Main Estimates 2015-16, looking specifically at the Privy Council and the Canada School of Public Service. The meeting will be televised. • The House Environment and Sustainable Development Committee will meet to discuss the Canada Water Act Annual Report and will hear from Department of the Environment officials. • The House Finance Committee will meet to study the main estimates 2015-16, specifically measures concerning the Canada Revenue Agency. • The House Public Safety and National Security Committee will meet to study Bill C-637, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (firearms storage and transportation) and will hear from the bill’s sponsor, Conservative MP Robert Sopuck. • The House Natural Resources Committee will meet to discuss the renewal of Canada’s forest industry. Witnesses include representatives from Ontario Wood WORKS!; Kruger Inc.; Wood Manufacturing Council; the University of British Columbia; and Réseau Forêt-Bois-Matériaux de Témiscouata. • The House Official Languages Committee will hold a televised meeting where they will discuss the 2014-15 annual report of the Commissioner of Official Languages, committee business and the main estimates 2015-16. • The House Foreign Affairs and International Development Committee will meet to discuss the protection of children and youth in developing countries. It will hear from Kiwanis International; Rotary International; and Canadian Feed The Children. • The Senate National Finance Committee will meet to study the expenditures set out in the main estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016, and will hear from officials from Telefilm Canada, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, and the Canadian Museum of History. • The Senate Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament Committee will meet to consider a report on the Subcommittee on Parliamentary Privilege. • The Senate Conflict of Interest for Senators Committee will meet to consider matters relating to the Conflict of Interest Code for Senators. The meeting will be held in-camera. • The Senate Fisheries and Oceans Committee will meet in-camera to consider a draft report on the regulation of aquaculture, current challenges and future prospects for the industry in Canada. Wednesday, May 13 • The House Justice and Human Rights Committee will meet to study the main estimates 2015-16. It will hear from departmental officials from the Department of Justice, the Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. • The Senate Foreign Affairs and International Trade Committee will meet to discuss issues related to foreign relations and international trade and will hear from Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada officials: Carol McQueen, the director of the Gulf States Relations Division and Sabine Nolke, director general of Non-Proliferation and Security Threat Reduction. • The Senate Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs will meet to continue studying the medical, social, and operational impacts of mental health issues and will hear from Michel Doiron, the Assistant Deputy Minister, of Service Delivery, and • David Ross of the National Clinic Coordinator, both from Veterans Affairs Canada. • The Senate Social Affairs, Science and Technology Committee will meet to study the increasing incidence of obesity in Canada, causes, consequences and the way forward, and will hear witness testimony from Mauel Arango, the director of health policy at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada; Dr. Jan Hux the chief science officer at the Canadian Diabetes Association; and • Joelle Walker, senior manager of public and international affairs at the Canadian Cancer Society. Thursday, May 14 • The Joint Scrutiny of Regulations Committee will meet to review statutory instruments. • The Senate Foreign Affairs and International Trade will meet to discuss issues relating to foreign relations and international trade and will hear from Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada officials: Peter Bundy, senior desk officer, and Ken Neufeld, director general for the West and Central Africa Bilateral Relations Division. • The Senate Social Affairs, Science and Technology Committee will meet to continue studying the increasing incidence of obesity in Canada: causes, consequences and the way forward and will hear from Dr. Christine Cameron, president of the Canadian Fitness and Life Research Institute, and Mark Tremblay the director of healthy active living and obesity research at CHEO.