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SOCI - Standing Committee

Social Affairs, Science and Technology

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

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12


Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Thursday, May 17, 2012

Issue No. 17

Tenth and eleventh meetings on:
Study on prescription pharmaceuticals in Canada


First meeting on:
The subject-matter of those elements contained in Division 54 of Part 4 of Bill C-38, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 29, 2012 and other measures


Thursday, May 17, 2012

The Honourable Jason Kenney, P.C., M.P., Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada


Wednesday, May 16, 2012

As individuals:

Dr. Joel Lexchin, Professor, School of Health Policy and Management, York University;

Dr. Miriam Shuchman, Chair, Research Ethics Board, Women's College Hospital.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

As individuals:

Matthew Herder, Assistant Professor, Health Law Institute, Faculties of Medicine and Law, Dalhousie University;

Dr. David Moher, Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.

Citizenship and Immigration Canada:

Les Linklater, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic and Program Policy;

Alain Laurencelle, Counsel, Legal Services.

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada:

Campion Carruthers, Director, Program Integrity Division.


The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Chair

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


The Honourable Senators:

Callbeck, Campbell, Cordy, *Cowan (or Tardif), Housakos, Hubley, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Martin, Seidman, Seth, Verner, P.C., Wallace

*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 Housakos replaced the Honourable Senator Demers (May 16, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Campbell replaced the Honourable Senator Dyck (May 15, 2012).

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