Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Second Session Thirty-fifth Parliament, 1996-97

Chair: The Honourable SHARON CARSTAIRS

Wednesday, March 19, 1997

Issue No. 50

First meeting on: Examination of Bill C-71, An Act to regulate the manufacture, sale, labelling and promotion of tobacco products, to make consequential amendments to another Act and to repeal certain Acts


The Hon. David Dingwall, M.P., P.C., Minister of Health.


From Health Canada:

Mr. Chris McNaught, Counsel, Legal Services;

Mr. André Juneau, Assistant-Deputy Minister, Policy and Consultation Branch;

Ms Judy Ferguson, Director General, Health Policy and Information Directorate.


The Honourable Sharon Carstairs, Chair

The Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Deputy Chairman


The Honourable Senators:

Beaudoin, Doyle, *Fairbairn, P.C. (or Graham), Ghitter, Gigantès, Jessiman, Lewis, Losier-Cool, *Lynch-Staunton, Milne, Pearson, Stanbury

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Changes to the Membership of the Committee:

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Stanbury was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Moore (March 19, 1997).