Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

Report of the committee

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology has the honour to table its

FIRST REPORT

Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate to incur expenses for the purpose of its examination and consideration of such matters as were referred to it, tables, pursuant to rule 12-26(2), the following report on expenses incurred for that purpose during the Second Session of the Forty-first Parliament:

1.  With respect to its examination and consideration of legislation:

2013-2014





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
2,860

SUBTOTAL$2,860







2014-2015





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
32,997

SUBTOTAL$32,997







2015-2016





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
1,456

SUBTOTAL$1,456





TOTAL$37,313




2.  With respect to its special study on prescription pharmaceuticals in Canada authorized by the Senate on Tuesday, November  19, 2013:

2013-2014





General Expenses$6,420

Witness Expenses
7,380

SUBTOTAL$13,800







2014-2015





General Expenses$9,459

Witness Expenses
9,428

SUBTOTAL$18,887







2015-2016





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0





TOTAL$32,687




3.  With respect to its special study on the increasing incidence of obesity in Canada: causes, consequences and the way forward, authorized by the Senate on Wednesday, February 26, 2014:

2013-2014





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
0

SUBTOTAL$0







2014-2015





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
13,488

SUBTOTAL$13,488







2015-2016





General Expenses$0

Witness Expenses
8,594

SUBTOTAL$8,594





TOTAL$22,082




In addition to the expenses for its studies as set out above, your committee also incurred general postal charges of $49.

During the session, your committee held 84 meetings (123.16 hours), heard 283 witnesses and submitted 22 reports in relation to its work. Your committee examined 13 bills and received a total of 22 orders of reference.

Respectfully submitted,

KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE

Chair