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

Second Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1999-2000

Chairman: The Honourable MICHAEL KIRBY


Thursday, April 6, 2000

Issue No. 12

Second and last 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 and Fifth meeting on: The state of the health care system in Canada

INCLUDING: THE SIXTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-13)


WITNESSES:

On Bill C-13

From the National Voluntary Organizations Working in Health:

Penelope Marrett.

From the Council for Health Research in Canada:

David Hill, President;

Ronald Worton, Director of Research.

On the state of the health care system in Canada

From the University of British Columbia:

Robert G. Evans, Director, Population Health Program.

From the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives:

Colleen Fuller, Research Associate.

From the Fraser Institute:

Martin Zelder, Director of Health Policy Research.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Michael Kirby, Chairman

The Honourable Marjory LeBreton, Deputy Chairman

and

The Honourable Senators:

Beaudoin, *Boudreau, P.C. (or Hays), Callbeck, Carstairs, Cohen, Cook, Fairbairn, P.C., Keon, *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Mahovlich, Robertson, Robichaud, P.C. (Saint-Louis-de-Kent)

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

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 Mahovlich substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Gill (April 6, 2000).

The name of the Honourable Senator Robichaud, P.C., substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Losier-Cool (April 6, 2000).

The name of the Honourable Senator Losier-Cool substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Pépin (April 6, 2000).