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SOCI - Standing Committee

Social Affairs, Science and Technology

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

Third Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2010

Chair: The Honourable ART EGGLETON, P.C.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Thursday, May 13, 2010

Issue No. 6

First and second meetings on:

The study on User Fees and Service Standards for Human Drugs and Medical Devices Programs


Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Health Canada:

Meena Ballantyne, Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Products and Food Branch;

Dr. Supriya Sharma, Director General, Therapeutic Products Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch;

Étienne Ouimette, Acting Director, Strategic Horizontal Policy Division.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association:

Jody Cox, Director, Federal Government Relations;

John Hems, Chair, Scientific Affairs Committee.

Consumer Health Products Canada:

Gerry Harrington, Director of Public Affairs;

Robert White, Director of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs.


Klaus Stitz, Vice-President, Regulatory Affairs.


Russell Williams, President;

Loretta Del Bosco, Vice-Chair, Regulatory Standing Committee.


The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Chair

The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Champagne, P.C., Cordy, *Cowan (or Tardif), Dyck, Eaton, Greene, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Mahovlich, Merchant, Plett, Raine, Seidman

*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 Honourable Senator Mahovlich replaced the Honourable Senator Callbeck (May 13, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Plett replaced the Honourable Senator Martin (May 13, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Greene replaced the Honourable Senator Demers (May 13, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Raine replaced the Honourable Senator Keon (May 12, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Callbeck replaced the Honourable Senator Hubley (May 6, 2010).

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