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  • Bill C-45, Cannabis Act
    • The Honourable Bill Blair, P.C., M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and to the Minister of Health (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Chief Superintendent Paul Beauchesne, Director General, Federal Policing Criminal Operations (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • John Clare, Director, Policy, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs (Health Canada)
    • Eric Costen, Director General, Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Secretariat (Health Canada)
    • Chief Superintendent Dennis Daley, Director General, National Criminal Operations, Contract and Aboriginal Policing (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Diane Labelle, General Counsel, Health Canada Legal Services (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Kimberly Lavoie, Director, Drug Policy (Public Safety Canada)
    • Jennifer Lutfallah, Director General, Enforcement and Intelligence Programs (Canada Border Services Agency)
    • Carole Morency, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Byron Organ, Analyst, Canadian Criminal Real Time Identification Services (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Mario Panizzon, Director, Security Intelligence Background Section (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Paul Saint-Denis, Senior Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
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  • Bill C-45, Cannabis Act
    • Chief Superintendent Paul Beauchesne, Director General, Federal Policing Criminal Operations (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Trevor Bhupsingh, Director General, Law Enforcement and Border Strategies (Public Safety Canada)
    • Paul Boudreau, Departmental Security Officer (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • John Clare, Director, Policy, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs (Health Canada)
    • Eric Costen, Director General, Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Secretariat (Health Canada)
    • Chief Superintendent Dennis Daley, Director General, National Criminal Operations, Contract and Aboriginal Policing (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
    • Carl Desmarais, Executive Director, Enforcement and Intelligence Programs (Canada Border Services Agency)
    • Valerie Gideon, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (Department of Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Mark Gwozdecky, Assistant Deputy Minister, International Security and Political Affairs (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Rachel Huggins, Manager, Policy Development (Public Safety Canada)
    • Alan Kessel, Assistant Deputy Minister, Legal Affairs and Legal Adviser (Global Affairs Canada)
    • Diane Labelle, General Counsel, Health Canada Legal Services (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Stefan Matiation, Director and General Counsel, Aboriginal Law Centre (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Carole Morency, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Sheilagh Murphy, Assistant Deputy Minister, Lands and Economic Development (Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada and Indigenous Services Canada)
    • Paul Saint-Denis, Senior Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Department of Justice Canada)
    • Kevin Thompson, Director General, North America Strategy Bureau (Global Affairs Canada)
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  • Bill C-45, Cannabis Act
    • The Honourable Senator Gwen Boniface, Chair
    • The Honourable Senator Jean-Guy Dagenais, Deputy Chair
    • Andrew Freedman, Former Director, Colorado Marijuana Coordination (As an Individual)
    • Beau Kilmer, Co-Director (RAND Drug Policy Research Center)
    • Dr. Bertha Madras, Professor of Psychobiology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School (As an Individual)
    • Amy Margolis, Executive Director (Oregon Cannabis Association)
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  • Bill C-45, Cannabis Act
    • Michael Bourque, Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Real Estate Association)
    • Neil Boyd, Professor, Department of Criminology, Simon Fraser University (As an Individual)
    • John Conroy, Lawyer (As an Individual)
    • Solomon Friedman, Criminal Defence Lawyer, Edelson & Friedman LLP (As an Individual)
    • Randall McCauley, Vice-President, Government and Public Relations (Canadian Real Estate Association)
    • Jonathan Page, Chief Executive Officer (Anandia Labs)
    • Sean Robichaud, Criminal Defence Lawyer, Robichaud's Barristers & Solicitors (As an Individual)
    • Deputy Chief Constable Mike Serr, Co-Chair, Drug Advisory Committee (Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police)
    • Ernest Small, Principal Research Scientist, Science and Technology Branch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
    • Inspector Bill Spearn (Vancouver Police Department)
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  • Bill C-45, Cannabis Act
    • Pippa Beck, Senior Policy Analyst (Non-Smokers' Rights Association)
    • Dr. Meldon Kahan, Medical Director, Substance Use Service, Women’s College Hospital, Department of Family Medicine, University of Toronto (As an Individual)
    • Dr. Harold Kalant, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (As an Individual)
    • Dr. Bernard Le Foll, Medical Head (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)
    • Dr. Sharon Levy, Medical Director, Adolescent Substance Abuse Program, Boston Children’s Hospital; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School (As an Individual)
    • Amy Porath, Director of Research (Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction)
    • David Sweanor, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa (As an Individual)
    • Melodie Tilson, Director of Policy (Non-Smokers' Rights Association)
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  • Study on issues relating to social affairs, science and technology generally
    • Valerie Andrews, Executive Director (Origins Canada)
    • Monica Byrne, Director and mother (Parent Finders)
    • Sandra Jarvie, Mother (Origins Canada)
    • Eugenia Powell, Mother (Origins Canada)
    • Wendy Rowney, President (Adoption, Support, Kinship (ASK))
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  • Pre-study of Divisions 5, 9, 11, 13, 14 and 16 of Part 4 of Bill C-44 (Budget 2017)
    • Dale Clement, Board Member (Canadian Home Care Association)
    • Omar Rajabali, Chief, Canada Health Transfer (CHT), the Canada Social Transfer (CST) and Northern Policy, Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy Branch (Department of Finance Canada)
    • Marcel Saulnier, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Care Strategies Directorate, Strategic Policy Branch (Health Canada)
    • Patrick Smith, National Chief Executive Officer (Canadian Mental Health Association)
    • Jocelyne Voisin, Executive Director, Health Accord Secretariat, Strategic Policy Branch (Health Canada)
    • Consideration of a draft report
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  • Pre-study of Divisions 5, 9, 11, 13, 14 and 16 of Part 4 of Bill C-44 (Budget 2017)
    • Judith Andrew, Commissioner for Employers (Canada Employment Insurance Commission )
    • Rutha Astravas, Director, Special Benefits, Employment Insurance Policy, Skills and Employment Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Andrew Brown, Executive Director, Employment Insurance Policy (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Barbara Byers, Secretary-Treasurer (Canadian Labour Congress)
    • Margaret Hill, Senior Director, Strategic Policy and Legislative Reform, Labour Program (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Pierre Laliberté, Commissioner for Workers (Canada Employment Insurance Commission )
    • Monique Moreau, Vice President, National Affairs (Canadian Federation of Independent Business)
    • Chris Roberts, Director, Social and Economic Policy (Canadian Labour Congress)
    • Charles Philippe Rochon, Acting Manager, Labour Standards and Wage Earner Protection Program, Workplace Directorate, Labour Program (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Duncan Shaw, Director, Employment Insurance Part II Benefits and Measures, Employment Programs Policy and Design, Skills and Employment Branch (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Nora Spinks, President and CEO (Vanier Institute of the Family)
    • Rose Young, Manager, Employment Insurance Part II Benefits and Measures, Employment Programs Policy and Design (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • Consideration of a draft report
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