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
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.)
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.