Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Issue 41 - Minutes of Proceedings - May 30, 2013
OTTAWA, Thursday, May 30, 2013
The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology
met this day at 10:28 a.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, Ogilvie, Seidman, Seth and
Verner, P.C. (10).
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 Association of Radiologists:
Dr. Jacques Lévesque, President;
Dr. Jean Seely, Working Group Member: CAR Practice Guidelines Breast
Clinique radiologique Audet:
Dr. Nathalie Duchesne, Breast Radiologist.
Martin Yaffe, Senior Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute;
Dr. Norman Boyd, Senior Scientist, Campbell Family Institute for
Breast Cancer Research.
The chair made a statement.
Dr. Lévesque and Dr. Duchesne each made a statement and, together with
Dr. Seely, answered questions.
At 11:25 a.m., the committee suspended.
At 11:26 a.m., the committee resumed.
Dr. Boyd and Mr. Yaffe each made a statement and, together, answered
At 12:19 p.m., the committee suspended.
At 12:23 p.m., pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee resumed in
camera to consider a draft report.
At 12:55 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.