Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Issue No. 52 - Minutes of Proceedings - December 5, 2018
OTTAWA, Wednesday, December 5, 2018
The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology met this day at 4:28 p.m., in room 2,
Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Chantal Petitclerc, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Forest-Niesing, Hartling, Manning, Mégie, Munson,
Oh, Omidvar, Petitclerc, Poirier, Ravalia, Seidman and Wells (12).
Other senator present: The Honourable Senator Wallin (1).
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 Thursday, October 25, 2018, the committee began its
examination of Bill S-252, Voluntary Blood Donations Act (An Act to amend the Blood Regulations).
As an individual:
The Honourable Senator Pamela Wallin, sponsor of the bill.
Kat Lanteigne, Executive Director.
The Honourable Senator Wallin made a statement and, together with Ms. Lanteigne, answered questions.
At 6:06 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee