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Meeting No. 30
Thursday, May 15, 2008

The Standing Committee on Health met in a televised session at 11:30 a.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Vice-Chair, Lui Temelkovski, presiding.


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


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


Appearing: Hon. Tony Clement, Minister of Health.


Witnesses: Department of Health: Morris Rosenberg, Deputy Minister; Alfred Tsang, Chief Financial Officer. Public Health Agency of Canada: David Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer; James Libbey, Chief Financial Officer.

Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Committee commenced consideration of the Main Estimates 2008-2009: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 under HEALTH referred to the Committee on Thursday, February 28, 2008.

The Chair called Vote 1 under HEALTH.


The Minister made a statement and, with David Butler-Jones, Alfred Tsang and Morris Rosenberg, answered questions.


Vote 1 under HEALTH carried, on division.


Vote 5 under HEALTH carried, on division.


Vote 10 under HEALTH carried, on division.


Vote 15 under HEALTH carried, on division.


By unanimous consent, the Chair called Votes 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 under HEALTH.


Votes 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 under HEALTH carried, on division.


ORDERED, — That the Chair report Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45, less the amounts voted in Interim Supply, under HEALTH to the House.


At 1:03 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Carmen DePape
Clerk of the Committee

2008/05/16 8:14 a.m.