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

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17

Chair: The Honourable KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE


Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Issue No. 27

Fourth, fifth and sixth (final) meetings:

Bill S-228, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

INCLUDING:
THE FIFTEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill S-228, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children))


WITNESSES

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Advertising Standards Canada:

Janet Feasby, Vice President, Standards;

Nicole Bellam, Vice President, Ad Standards Clearance Services.

Corus Entertainment Inc.:

Sylvie Courtemanche, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Government Relations and Compliance;

Simone Sammut, Senior Manager, Internal Programming, Policy & Government Relations, Law Department.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Restaurants Canada:

Joyce Reynolds, Executive Vice President, Government Affairs;

David Lefebvre, Vice President, Federal & Quebec.

Canadian Beverage Association:

Jim Goetz, President.

Food & Consumer Products of Canada:

Michelle Saunders, Vice President, Provincial & Territorial Affairs;

Byron Shaw, Counsel, Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Health Canada:

Dino Covone, Manager of Policy Development, Office of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, Health Products and Food Branch;

Saskia Ramsay, Manager of Policy and Issues, Office of Nutrition Policy and Promotion Directorate;

David K. Lee, Executive Advisor to the Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Products and Food Branch.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Chair

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

and

The Honourable Senators:

Cormier, Day, Dean, Frum, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Hartling, McPhedran, Mégie, Neufeld, Patterson, Petitclerc, Seidman, *Smith (or Martin), Stewart Olsen

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the order of the Senate of December 7, 2016, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Patterson replaced the Honourable Senator Raine (June 21, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Raine replaced the Honourable Senator Beyak (June 15, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Cormier replaced the Honourable Senator Galvez (June 15, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Galvez replaced the Honourable Senator Cormier (June 14, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Beyak replaced the Honourable Senator Raine (June 13, 2017).