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

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16

Chair: The Honourable KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE


Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Issue No. 12

Second meeting:

Study on mandate letters of various ministers

and

First and second meetings:

The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 1 and 2 of Part 4 of Bill C-29, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2016 and other measures

INCLUDING:
THE SEVENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 1 and 2 of Part 4 of Bill C-29, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2016 and other measures)


APPEARING

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The Honourable Jane Philpott, P.C., M.P., Minister of Health


WITNESSES

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Health Canada:

Simon Kennedy, Deputy Minister.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research:

Dr. Alain Beaudet, President.

Public Health Agency of Canada:

Dr. Gregory Taylor, Chief Public Health Officer;

Kimberly Elmslie, Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency:

Paul Glover, President.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

As an individual:

David Gray, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Ottawa.

Canada Without Poverty:

Megan Hooft, Deputy Director.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC):

Annette Ryan, Director General, Employment Insurance Policy, Skills and Employment Branch;

Janique Venne, Director, Policy Analysis and Initiatives, EI Policy, Skills and Employment Branch;

Nathalie Martel, Director, Old Age Security Policy, Income Security and Social Development Branch.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Chair

The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Deputy Chair

The Honourable Senators:

*Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Demers, Frum, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Merchant, Nancy Ruth, Neufeld, Petitclerc, Raine, Seidman, Stewart Olsen

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Frum replaced the Honourable Senator McIntyre (November 24, 2016).

The Honourable Senator McIntyre replaced the Honourable Senator Frum (November 22, 2016).

 

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