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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 medical devices

INCLUDING:
THE TWENTIETH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Prescription Pharmaceutical in Canada: Post-Approval Monitoring of Safety and Effectiveness)


WITNESSES

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).

Health Canada:

Barbara Sabourin, Director General, Therapeutic Products Directorate, HPFB.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Chair

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

and

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

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Merchant replaced the Honourable Senator Mercer (March 25, 2013).