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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 129
Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 8:46 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.
Presiding
Bill Casey, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Nadia Faucher, Analyst
• Karin Phillips, Analyst
Calgary Police Service
• Steve Barlow, Chief Constable
• Collin Harris, Drug Expert
City of Winnipeg
• Brian Bowman, Mayor, Office of the Mayor
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
• David Juurlink, Head, Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service
• John Lane, Chief
RJ Streetz Foundation
• Kim Longstreet, President
Winnipeg Police Service
• Danny Smyth, Chief of Police
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, April 16, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of the impacts of methamphetamine abuse in Canada.

Brian Bowman, by videoconference from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Kim Longstreet by videoconference from Brandon, Manitoba, Steve Barlow and David Juurlink made statements and, with John Lane, Collin Harris and Danny Smyth, answered questions.

Motion

Don Davies moved, — That the Committee resume consideration of his motion moved on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, which read as follows:

That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee invite the Minister of Health to provide a briefing, at the earliest opportunity, on the forced sterilization of Indigenous women in Canada.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 8; NAYS: 0.

The debate continued.

Amendment

Doug Eyolfson moved, — That the motion be amended by replacing the words “the Minister of Health” with the word "Health Canada officials”.

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Doug Eyolfson and it was agreed to.

The debate continued.

Amendment

Don Davies moved, — That the motion be amended by deleting the word "Indigenous".

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Don Davies and it was agreed to.

After debate, the question was put on the motion, as amended, and it was agreed to.

The motion, as amended, read as follows:

That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee invite Health Canada officials to provide a briefing, at the earliest opportunity, on the forced sterilization of women in Canada.

At 10:46 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:47 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

At 10:55 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Marie-Hélène Sauvé
Clerk of the Committee