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Meeting No. 3

Thursday, November 4, 1999

The Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development met at 9:14 a.m. this day, in Room 371, West Block, the Chair, Charles Caccia, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Charles Caccia, Marlene Catterall, David Chatters, Jocelyne Girard-Bujold, John Herron, Julian Reed, Paddy Torsney.

Acting Member present: Clifford Lincoln for Nick Discepola.

In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: Monique Hébert and Christine Labelle, Research Officers.

Witnesses: From the Ottawa-Carleton - Working Group on Health Dangers on the Urban Use of Pesticides: Melissa McDonald, Member; John Sankey, Former Co-Chair. From the Campaign for Pesticides Reduction: Peggy Land, Co-Chair.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108 (2), the Committee resumed its study on the management and use of pesticides in Canada including an evaluation of the performance of the Pest Management Regulatory Agency in preventing pollution and in protecting the environment and human health (See Minutes of Proceedings, Tuesday, October 26,1999 (Meeting no. 1))

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

At 10:53 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.





Stephen Knowles
Clerk of the Committee