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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98

Chairman: The Honourable LOWELL MURRAY, P.C.


Tuesday, May 12, 1998 (10:00 a.m.)
Tuesday, May 12, 1998 (5:50 p.m.)
Wednesday, May 13, 1998

Issue No. 11

First, second and final meetings on:

Bill S-13, An Act to incorporate and to establish an industry levy to provide for the Canadian Tobacco Industry Community Responsibility Foundation

INCLUDING: THE SIXTH AND SEVENTH REPORTS OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill S-13)


WITNESSES:

May 12, 1998 (10:00 a.m.)

Hon. Colin Kenny, Co-sponsor of the bill.

Hon. Pierre Claude Nolin, Co-sponsor of the bill.

From the Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control:

Mr. Louis Gauvin, Coordinator.

From Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada:

Ms Cynthia Callard, Executive Director.

From the Non-Smokers' Rights Association:

Mr. Garfield Mahood, Executive Director.

From the Canadian Council for Tobacco Control:

Dr. Ron Stewart, President.

May 12, 1998 (5:50 p.m.)

From the Canadian Tobacco Manufacturers' Council:

Mr. Robert Parker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Individual presentation.

Dr. John C. Luik.

From the American Cancer Society, California Division, Inc.:

Mr. David E. Bonfilio, Immediate Past Chair.

From the Centre for Behavioural Research and Program Evaluation, National Cancer Institute of Canada:

Dr. Roy Cameron, Director, Waterloo Smoking Project.

From the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Quebec:

Ms Lilianne Bertrand, Director.

From the Canadian Institute of Child Health:

Ms Dawn Walker, Executive Director.

From the Conseil québécois sur le tabac et la santé:

Mr. Mario Bujold.

Individual presentation:

Mr. Marcel Côté.

From the Mouvement en faveur du fonds québécois pour la culture, le sport et la santé (FOCUSS):

Mr. Alain Poirier, Spokesperson.

May 13, 1998

From Statistics Canada:

Ms Lecily Hunter, Project Manager of the Survey on Smoking in Canada; and

Mr. Gary Catlin, Director of Health Statistics.

From the Canadian Cancer Society:

Mr. Rob Cunningham.

From the University of Alberta:

Professor Gerald Gall.

From the University of Ottawa:

Professor Joseph Magnet.

Individual presentation:

Mr. Michael Clegg, Q.C.

From Gowling, Strathy & Henderson:

Mr. Mark Siegel, Senior Tax Counsel.

Hon. Colin Kenny, Co-sponsor of the bill.

Hon. Pierre Claude Nolin, Co-sponsor of the bill.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lowell Murray, P.C., Chairman

The Honourable Colin Kenny, Deputy Chairman

and

The Honourable Senators:

Butts, Chalifoux, Cohen, Cools, Ferretti Barth, * Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Johnstone, LeBreton, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Nolin, Phillips, Stollery

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)