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

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013-14

Chair: The Honourable KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE


Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014

Issue No. 19

Twenty-first meeting on:

Study on prescription pharmaceuticals in Canada

and

First and second meetings on:

Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act


WITNESSES

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Terence Young, Member of Parliament for Oakville and founder of Drug Safety Canada

Patients Canada:

Alies Maybee, Patient Leader.

Psychiatric Medication Awareness Group:

Janet Currie, Representative.

Best Medicines Coalition:

Christine Janus, Board Member.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

As individuals:

Amir Attaran, Canadian Research Chair, Population Health and Global Development Policy, University of Ottawa;

Elaine Gibson, Associate Professor of Law, Health Law Institute, Faculties of Medicine and Law, Dalhousie University;

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

Dr. Joel Lexchin, Professor, School of Health Policy and Management, York University (by video conference);

Dr. Stuart MacLeod, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Chair

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

and

The Honourable Senators:

*Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Chaput, Cordy, *Cowan (or Fraser), Enverga, Merchant, Nancy Ruth, Seidman, Seth, Stewart Olsen

* 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 Eaton was removed from the membership of the committee, replacement pending (September 12, 2014).


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