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

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12-13


Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013

Issue No. 40

First and second meetings on:

Subject matter Bill C-314, An Act respecting the awareness of screening among women with dense breast tissue


Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Public Health Agency of Canada:

Kimberly Elmslie, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research:

Morag Park, Scientific Director, Institute of Cancer Research.

Health Canada:

Dr. John Patrick Stewart, Interim Senior Executive Director, Therapeutic Products Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Canadian Breast Cancer Screening Initiative:

Gregory Doyle, Chair, National Committee.

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer:

Shelly Jamieson, Chief Executive Officer.

British Columbia Cancer Agency:

Dr. Christine Wilson, Medical Director, Screening Mammography Program of British Columbia.


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

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

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

The Honourable Senator Enverga replaced the Honourable Senator Tannas (May 22, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Munson replaced the Honourable Senator Hubley (May 9, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Cordy replaced the Honourable Senator Jaffer (May 9, 2013).