Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Issue No. 28 - Minutes of Proceedings - September 28, 2017
OTTAWA, Thursday, September 28, 2017
The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology met this day at 10:30 a.m., in room 2,
Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Cormier, Dean, Eggleton, P.C., Frum, Hartling,
Mégie, Ogilvie, Omidvar, Petitclerc, Raine, Seidman and Stewart Olsen (12).
In attendance: Sonya Norris, Analyst, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.
Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, the committee began its
examination of Bill S-214, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (cruelty-free cosmetics).
The Honourable Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen, sponsor of the bill.
Canadian Federation of Humane Societies:
Barbara Cartwright, Chief Executive Officer.
Humane Society International:
Troy Seidle, Senior Director.
Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics:
Tricia Stevens, Charitable Giving & Ethical Campaigns Manager;
Hilary Jones, Global Ethics Director.
The chair made a statement.
The Honourable Senator Stewart Olsen, Ms. Cartwright, Mr. Seidle, Ms. Stevens and Ms. Jones each made a
statement and answered questions.
At 11:59 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee