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

Issue 41 - Minutes of Proceedings - May 29, 2013


OTTAWA, Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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[English]

The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology met this day, at 4:13 p.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Cordy, Dyck, Eaton, Eggleton, P.C., Enverga, Martin, Munson, Ogilvie, Seidman, Seth and Verner, P.C. (11).

In attendance: Sonya Norris, Analyst, Parliamentary Information and Research Service.

Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, February 28, 2013, the committee continued its study of the subject matter on Bill C-314, An Act respecting the awareness of screening among women with dense breast tissue. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 40.)

WITNESSES:

Canadian Women's Health Network:

Anne Rochon Ford, Executive Director.

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation:

Deborah Dubenofsky, Chair, National Board of Directors.

Canadian Breast Cancer Network:

Cathy Ammendolea, Board Chair.

The chair made a statement.

Ms. Ammendolea, Ms. Dubenofsky and Ms. Ford each made a statement and, together, answered questions.

At 5:40 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.

ATTEST:

Jessica Richardson

Clerk of the Committee