Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12-13
Chair: The Honourable KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Issue No. 35
First meeting on:
Bill S-202, An Act to establish and maintain a national registry of
THE TWENTIETH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Prescription Pharmaceutical in Canada: Post-Approval Monitoring of
Safety and Effectiveness)
The Honourable Senator Mac Harb, sponsor of the bill.
Canadian Nurses Association:
Karima Velji, President-elect;
Sandra Lauck, Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Techna Institute/University Health Network:
Dr. David Urbach, Division of General Surgery, Toronto General
Hospital (by video conference);
Dr. Tony Easty, Design and Engineering Health (by video conference).
Barbara Sabourin, Director General, Therapeutic Products Directorate,
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Chair
The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Deputy Chair
The Honourable Senators:
Cordy, *Cowan (or Tardif), Dyck, Eaton, Enverga, *LeBreton, P.C. (or
Carignan), Martin, Merchant, Munson, Seidman, Seth, Verner, P.C.
* Ex officio members
Change in membership of the committee:
Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as
The Honourable Senator Merchant replaced the Honourable Senator Mercer (March