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  • Study on issues relating to social affairs, science and technology generally
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 705, Victoria Building [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Study on issues relating to social affairs, science and technology generally
    • Consideration of a draft report
Room 705, Victoria Building* [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
In Camera
  • 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
Room 160-S, Centre Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • 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)
Room 160-S, Centre Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Bill C-45, Cannabis Act
    • Hilary Black, Founder (B.C. Compassion Club Society)
    • Phil Emberley, Director (Canadian Pharmacists Association)
    • Jeremy Jacob, President (Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries)
    • Philippe Lucas, Vice-President, Global Patient Research and Access (Tilray)
    • James O'Hara, President and CEO (Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana)
    • Jean Thiffault, Member, President, Association québécoise des pharmaciens propriétaires (Canadian Pharmacists Association)
    • Kirk Tousaw, Barrister, Tousaw Law Corporation (As an Individual)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Bill C-45, Cannabis Act
    • Russ Crawford, President (Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance)
    • Jason Green, Director (Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance)
    • Dr. Terry Lake, Vice-President of Corporate Social Responsibility (Hydropothecary)
    • Bruce Linton, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (Canopy Growth Corporation)
    • Rosy Mondin, Executive Director (Cannabis Trade Alliance of Canada)
    • Shawn Pankow, Mayor (Town of Smiths Falls)
    • Allan Rewak, Executive Director (Cannabis Canada Council)
    • Will Stewart, Vice-President, Corporate Communications & Public Affairs (Hiku Brands)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Bill C-45, Cannabis Act
    • Greg Engel, Chief Executive Officer (Organigram Inc.)
    • Ryan Forrest, Policy and Advocacy Officer, Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control (As an Individual)
    • David Hammond, Associate Professor, University of Waterloo (As an Individual)
    • Dr. George Sam Wang, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Children's Hospital Colorado (As an Individual)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • Bill C-45, Cannabis Act
    • The Honourable Senator A. Raynell Andreychuk, Chair
    • Josh Campbell, President (dosist)
    • The Honourable Senator Anne C. Cools, Deputy Chair
    • The Honourable Senator Dennis Dawson, Member
    • Margie Skeer, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University (As an Individual)
    • Ryan Vandrey, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University (As an Individual)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Bill C-45, Cannabis Act
    • The Honourable Benoît Bourque, MLA, Minister of Health (Government of New Brunswick)
    • Neill McKay, Senior Policy Advisor, Health (Government of New Brunswick)
    • The Honourable Anne McLellan, P.C., Chair (Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation)
    • Dr. Jennifer Russell, Chief Medical Officer, Health (Government of New Brunswick)
    • Patricia Steeves, Chief Operating Officer, Finance (Government of New Brunswick)
    • Dr. Mark Ware, Vice-Chair (Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation)
Room 2, Victoria Building [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
  • 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)
Room 160-S, Centre Block [ParlVu Video] [Link to the notice of this meeting] [Link to the transcripts of this meeting] [Link to the minutes of this meeting]
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Interim
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Unrevised information from meeting notice
Subject to Change
Subject to Change