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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 21
 
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
 

The Standing Committee on Health met at 11:02 a.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Joy Smith, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Hon. Carolyn Bennett, Patrick Brown, Patricia Davidson, Steven John Fletcher, Luc Malo, Joy Smith, Lui Temelkovski, Hon. Robert Thibault, David Tilson and Judy Wasylycia-Leis.

 

Acting Members present: Ève-Mary Thaï Thi Lac for Christiane Gagnon.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: Sonya Norris, Analyst; Nancy Miller Chenier, Analyst.

 

Witnesses: St. Michael's Hospital: Andreas Laupacis, Executive Director, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute. University of British Columbia: Steve Morgan, Assistant Professor, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. As an individual: Patrick Orr, Lawyer.

 
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, December 11, 2007, the Committee resumed its study on Post-Market Surveillance of Pharmaceutical Products, Prescription and Non-Prescription.
 

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

 
At 12:45 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
 

At 12:46 p.m., the Committee proceeded to sit in camera.

 

It was agreed, — That the Standing Committee on Health meet with a delegation from Germany on Tuesday, May 13, 2008; and that the Clerk, in consultation with the Chair, make the necessary arrangements for a working breakfast with members of the Standing Committee on Health, members of the delegation and essential staff, in accordance with the guidelines specified in the Financial Management and Policy Guide for Committees.

 

It was agreed, — That the Standing Committee on Health meet with a delegation from the Czech Republic on Thursday, May 29, 2008; and that the Clerk, in consultation with the Chair, make the necessary arrangements for a working breakfast with members of the Standing Committee on Health, members of the delegation and essential staff, in accordance with the guidelines specified in the Financial Management and Policy Guide for Committees.

 

At 12:57 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Carmen DePape
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
2008-04-14 2:16 p.m.