Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Second Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1999-2000
The Honourable MICHAEL KIRBY
Wednesday, April 5, 2000
Issue No. 11
First meeting on: Bill C-13, An Act to establish the Canadian Institutes of
Health Research, to repeal the Medical Research Council Act and to make
consequential amendments to other Acts
From Health Canada:
Ian Shugart, Assistant Deputy Minister.
From the Canadian Institutes of Health Research:
Dr. Henry Friesen, Chair, CIHR IGC; President, Medical Research Council of
Peter Glynn, IGC Member; Chair, External Relations Committee, Heart and
Stroke Foundation of Canada;
Bartha Maria Knoppers, IGC Member;
Janet Halliwell, Special Advisor to the President of Social Sciences and
Humanities Research Council of Canada.
From the Canadian Healthcare Association:
Sharon Sholzberg-Gray, President and CEO.
From the Canadian Nurses Association:
Mary Ellen Jeans, President.
From the Coalition for Biomedical and Health Research:
Charles Pitts, Executive Director.
From the Canadian Alliance for Mental Illness and Mental Health:
Phil Upshall, Chair Elect.
From the Assembly of First Nations:
Professor Jeff Reading, Health Research Advisor.
From the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence:
Linda DuBick, Director.
From the National Council on Ethics in Human Research:
Dr. Henry Dinsdale, Immediate Past-President;
Dr. Richard Carpentier, Executive Director.
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Michael Kirby, Chairman
The Honourable Marjory LeBreton, Deputy Chair
The Honourable Senators:
Beaudoin, * Boudreau, P.C. (or Hays), Callbeck, Carstairs, Cohen, Cook,
Fairbairn, P.C., Gill, Keon, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Pépin, Robertson
* Ex Officio Members
Changes in membership of the committee
Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:
The name of the Honourable Senator Callbeck substituted for that of the
Honourable Senator Corbin (April 5, 2000).
The name of the Honourable Senator Pépin substituted for that of the
Honourable Senator Milne (April 5, 2000).