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THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL AFFAIRS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

ORDER OF REFERENCE


Extract from the Journals of the Senate of Thursday, June 3, 2021:

The Honourable Senator Petitclerc moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Woo:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology be authorized to examine and report on the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the impact of the pandemic on vulnerable groups and the scientific research on COVID-19;

That, in particular, the committee examine the specific effects of the pandemic on Indigenous peoples, racialized communities, and people with disabilities;

That the papers and evidence received and taken and the work accomplished by the committee on this subject during the First Session of the Forty-third Parliament be referred to the committee; and

That the committee submit its final report no later than June 18, 2021.

After debate,

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

Interim Clerk of the Senate

Gérald Lafrenière