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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce

First Session Thirty-seventh Parliament, 2001

Chairman: The Honourable E. LEO KOLBER


Thursday, March 22, 2001

Issue No. 5

Second meeting on: Bill S-17, An Act to amend the Patent Act

WITNESSES:

From the Canadian Drug Manufacturers Association:

Jim Keon, President;

Julie Tam, Director of Professional and Scientific Affairs;

Ed Hore, Legal Counsel.

From the Canadian Health Coalition:

Daniel Benedict.

From the Canadian Pensioners Concerned Incorporated:

Gerda Kaegi, President.

From the Ontario Society (Coalition) of Senior Citizens' Organizations:

Don Wackley, Co-Chair.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable E. Leo Kolber, Chairman

The Honourable David Tkachuk, Deputy Chairman

and

The Honourable Senators:

Angus, *Carstairs, P.C. (or Robichaud, P.C.), Di Nino, Furey, Hervieux-Payette, P.C., Kelleher P.C., Kroft, *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Oliver, Poulin, Setlakwe, Wiebe

* 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 Poulin was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Taylor (March 22, 2001).

The names of the Honourable Senators Setlakwe and Hervieux-Payette were substituted for that of the Honourable Senators Christensen and Finestone (March 22, 2001).

The names of the Honourable Senators Finestone, Christensen and Oliver were substituted for that of the Honourable Senators Hervieux-Payette, Setlakwe and Gustafson (March 22, 2001).