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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 45
Thursday, March 9, 2017, 11:08 a.m. to 1:11 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Bill Casey, Chair (Liberal)

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• Karin Phillips, Analyst
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
• Sharon Baxter, Executive Director
Canadian Nurses Association
• Josette Roussel, Senior Nurse Advisor
Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians
• J. David Henderson, President
William Osler Health System
• Martin Chasen, Medical Director of Palliative Care, Brampton Civic Hospital
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, January 31, 2017, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-277, An Act providing for the development of a framework on palliative care in Canada.

Sharon Baxter and Josette Roussel made statements and answered questions.

At 12:00 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:07 p.m., the sitting resumed.

J. David Henderson and Martin Chasen made statements and answered questions.

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

It was agreed, — That the meeting of Tuesday, March 21, 2017, be dedicated to the clause-by-clause study of Bill C-277, An Act providing for the development of a framework on palliative care in Canada.

It was agreed, — That the meeting of Thursday, March 23, 2017, be dedicated to the study of the public health effects of online violent and degrading sexually explicit material on children, women and men (M-47).

On motion of Colin Carrie, it was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $23,000, for the study of Bill C-277, An Act providing for the development of a framework on palliative care in Canada, be adopted.

On motion of Arnold Viersen, it was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of the public health effects of online violent and degrading sexually explicit material on children, women and men (M-47), the draft work plan be adopted.

At 1:11 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



David Gagnon
Clerk of the Committee