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

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013-14-15

Chair: The Honourable KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE


Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Thursday, June 18, 2015

Issue No. 38

Twenty-second and twenty-third meetings:

Examine and report on the increasing incidence of obesity in Canada: causes, consequences and the way forward


WITNESSES

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology:

Kirstin Lane, Core Faculty and Member of Special Projects Task Force.

ParticipACTION:

Elio Antunes, President and CEO.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Public Health Agency of Canada:

Rodney Ghali, Director General, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention.

Health Canada:

Dr. Hasan Hutchinson, Director General, Office of Nutrition Policy and Promotion;

William Yan, Director, Food Directorate.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research:

Dr. Jane Aubin, Executive Vice-President, Chief Scientific Officer.

Statistics Canada:

Josée Bégin, Director, Health Statistics Division;

Julie Bernier, Director, Health Analysis Division.


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, *Cowan (or Fraser), Enverga, Frum, Merchant, Nancy Ruth, Raine, Seidman, Stewart Olsen, Wallace

*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 Chaput replaced the Honourable Senator Cordy (June 17, 2015).

The Honourable Senator Cordy replaced the Honourable Senator Chaput (June 16, 2015).

The Honourable Senator Wallace replaced the Honourable Senator Wells (June 11, 2015).


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