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

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011

Chair: The Honourable KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE


Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Thursday, November 24, 2011

Issue No. 8

First (final) meeting on:
Bill S-206, An Act respecting World Autism Awareness Day

and
 

Tenth meeting on:
Examine the progress in implementing the 2004 10-Year Plan to Strengthen Health Care

INCLUDING:
THE FOURTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill S-206, An Act respecting World Autism Awareness Day)


APPEARING

Thursday, November 24, 2011

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, P.C., M.P., Minister of Health


WITNESSES

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

The Honourable Senator Jim Munson, sponsor of the bill.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Health Canada:

Glenda Yeates, Deputy Minister;

Abby Hoffman, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Branch.

Public Health Agency of Canada:

Dr. David Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer.

Department of Finance Canada:

Chantal Maheu, General Director, Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy Branch.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Chair

The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Callbeck, Champagne, P.C., Cordy, *Cowan (or Tardif), Demers, Eaton, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Martin, Merchant, Seidman, Verner, P.C., Zimmer

*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 Zimmer replaced the Honourable Senator Dyck (November 23, 2011).

The Honourable Senator Eaton replaced the Honourable Senator Braley (November 22, 2011).

The Honourable Senator Callbeck replaced the Honourable Senator Hubley (November 18, 2011).