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

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17-18

Chair: The Honourable CHANTAL PETITCLERC


Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Issue No. 49

Seventeenth meeting:
Examine and report on issues relating to social affairs, science and technology generally

First and second (final) meetings:
Bill S-248, An Act respecting National Physicians' Day

First (final) meeting:
Bill S-244, An Act respecting Kindness Week

INCLUDING:
THE TWENTY-EIGHTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-248, An Act respecting National Physicians' Day)

THE TWENTY-NINTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-244, An Act respecting Kindness Week)


WITNESSES

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

National Association of Friendship Centres:

Dakota Laliberte, Aboriginal Youth Council Representative.

As an individual:

The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., former senator, former sponsor of the bill (by video conference).

Canadian Medical Association:

Dr. Sandy Buchman, President-Elect.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

The Honourable Senator Jim Munson, sponsor of the bill.

Kind Canada Généreux:

Rabbi Reuven Bulka, Rabbi Emeritus, Congregation Machzikei Hadas;

Jeff Turner, Vice President and Chief Development Officer;

Jennifer Levine, Volunteer.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Chantal Petitclerc, Chair

The Honourable Judith G. Seidman, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Cordy, Dasko, *Day (or Mercer), Doyle, Eaton, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare) (or Mitchell), Manning, Mégie, Munson, Omidvar, Poirier, Ravalia, *Smith (or Martin), *Woo (or Saint-Germain)

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the order of the Senate of November 7, 2017, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Poirier replaced the Honourable Senator Mockler (October 25, 2018).