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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 108
Monday, May 28, 2018, 3:29 p.m. to 5:41 p.m.
Marilyn Gladu, Vice-Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Karin Phillips, Analyst
Department of Health
• Alfred Aziz, Chief, Nutrition Regulations and Standards Division
National Aboriginal Diabetes Association
• Roslynn Baird, Chair
• Agnes Coutinho, Past Chair
Public Health Agency of Canada
• Gerry Gallagher, Executive Director, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Equity, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch
• Jennette Toews, Chief, Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch
Department of Indigenous Services Canada
• Valerie Gideon, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine
• Mélanie Henderson, Pediatric endocrinologist and Associate Professor
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the Committee resumed its study of Diabetes Strategies in Canada and Abroad.

Gerry Gallagher and Valerie Gideon made statements and, with Alfred Aziz and Jennette Toews, answered questions.

At 4:13 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:15 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Roslynn Baird, Agnes Coutinho and Mélanie Henderson, by videoconference from Montréal, Quebec, made statements and answered questions.

At 5:05 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:06 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $15,300.00, for the study on Diabetes Strategies in Canada and Abroad, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the updated work plan prepared by the analysts for the study on Canada's Food Guide be adopted, as amended.

At 5:41 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Marie-Hélène Sauvé
Clerk of the Committee