Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
First Session Thirty-seventh Parliament, 2001
The Honourable MICHAEL KIRBY
Monday, November 5, 2001
Issue No. 41
Thirty-fourth meeting on: The state of the health care system in Canada
From the Department of Health and Community Services, Newfoundland:
Mr. Robert C. Thompson, Deputy Minister;
Ms Beverly Clarke, Assistant Deputy Minister;
Dr. Catherine Donovan.
From the Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada:
Ms Patricia Pilgrim, President, St. John's Branch;
Ms Bernice Blake Dibblee, Executive Director, St. John's Branch.
From the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador:
Ms Sharon Smith, President.
From the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Newfoundland:
Mr. Wayne Lucas, President.
As an Individual:
Ms Maud Peach.
From the National Cancer Institute of Canada:
Dr. Roy West, President.
From Weight Watchers:
Ms Marlene Bayers, Regional Manager.
From the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation:
Ms Bertha H. Paulse, Chief Executive Officer.
As an Individual:
Ms Karen McGrath, Executive Director, Department of Health and Community
Services, St. John's Region, Newfoundland.
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Michael Kirby, Chair
The Honourable Marjory LeBreton, Deputy Chair
The Honourable Senators:
Callbeck, *Carstairs, P.C. (or Robichaud, P.C.), Cook, Cordy, Di Nino,
Fairbairn, P.C., Keon, Léger, *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Morin, 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 Fairbairn, P.C., substituted for that of
the Honourable Senator Maheu (November 2, 2001).
The name of the Honourable Senator Cordy substituted for that of the
Honourable Senator Pépin (November 2, 2001).