HESA Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
The Clerk informed the Committee of the unavoidable absence of the Chair and Vice-Chairs.
Thereupon, Doug Eyolfson was designated by the Chair to be Acting Chair of the Committee for the meeting.
Lisa Lapointe, by videoconference from Victoria, British Columbia, Katrina Hedberg, by videoconference from Portland, Oregon, and Susan Burgess, by videoconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, made statements and answered questions.
At 4:55 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 4:57 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.
The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.
It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.
It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "A Diabetes Strategy for Canada".
It was agreed, — That the Chair, Clerk and analysts be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.
It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee request that the Government table a comprehensive response to the report.
It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(1)(b), the Committee append to its report dissenting or supplementary opinions immediately after the signature of the Chair, provided that they be submitted electronically (in Calibri 12 point font, justified alignment and single line spacing), in both official languages, to the Clerk of the Committee, no later than Friday, March 8, 2019.
ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report to the House.
ORDERED, — That the analysts and the Clerk, in consultation with the Chair, prepare a news release for publication on the Committee's website and for distribution upon presentation of the report to the House.
At 5:11 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.