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

Third Session, Thirty-seventh Parliament, 2004

Chair: The Honourable MICHAEL KIRBY


Wednesday, March 3, 2004

Issue No. 3

Fifth and final meeting on:

Bill C-6, An Act respecting assisted human reproduction and related research

INCLUDING: THE SECOND REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-6)


WITNESSES:

From the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada:

Jennifer Stoddart, Privacy Commissioner;

Carman Baggaley, Strategic Privacy Advisor.

From the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada:

Deanna Groetzinger, Vice-President, Communications.

From the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation:

Robert Hindle, Chair.

From Muscular Dystrophy Canada:

Kenneth Kramer, Vice Chair.

From the Alzheimer Society of Canada:

Stephen Rudin, Executive Director.

From Parkinson Society Canada:

David Simmonds, Past Chair, Board of Directors.

From the ALS Society of Canada:

Nigel Van Loan, Member of the Board of Directors.

From the Canadian Women's Health Network:

Madeline Boscoe, Executive Director (by videoconference).

From the University of Victoria:

Michael Prince, Acting Dean (by videoconference).

As an individual:

Dr. Robin Walker, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (by videoconference).


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Michael Kirby, Chair

The Honourable Marjory LeBreton, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

*Austin, P.C. (or Rompkey, P.C.), Callbeck, Chaput, Cordy, Keon, *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Morin, Pearson, Pépin, Robertson, Roche, Rossiter

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to the rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Pearson was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Cook (March 2, 2004).

The name of the Honourable Senator Chaput was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Léger (March 2, 2004).

The name of the Honourable Senator Pépin was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Fairbairn (March 2, 2004).