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
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[English]

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).

WITNESSES:

As an individual:

The Honourable Senator Pamela Wallin, sponsor of the bill.

BloodWatch.org:

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.

ATTEST:

Daniel Charbonneau
Clerk of the Committee

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