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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 5
Monday, April 11, 2016, 3:34 p.m. to 5:36 p.m.
Video recorded session
Presiding
Bill Casey, Chair (Liberal)

• Rachael Harder for Hon. K. Kellie Leitch (Conservative)
• Nick Whalen for Ramez Ayoub (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Karin Phillips, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
• Hon. Jane Philpott, P.C., M.P., Minister of Health
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
• Bruce Archibald, President
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
• Alain Beaudet, President
Department of Health
• Simon Kennedy, Deputy Minister
Public Health Agency of Canada
• Siddika Mithani, President
• Gregory Taylor, Chief Public Health Officer
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, the Committee commenced its study of the mandate of the Minister of Health.

• Hon. Jane Philpott, P.C., M.P., Minister of Health
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
• Bruce Archibald, President
• Barbara Jordan, Associate Vice-President , Policy and Programs
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
• Alain Beaudet, President
Department of Health
• Simon Kennedy, Deputy Minister
Public Health Agency of Canada
• Siddika Mithani, President
• Gregory Taylor, Chief Public Health Officer
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Committee commenced consideration of the Main Estimates 2016-17: Votes 1 and 5 under Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1 and 5 under Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Health, Vote 1 under Patented Medicine Prices Review Board and Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Public Health Agency of Canada, referred to the Committee on Tuesday, February 23, 2016.

The Chair calls Vote 1 under the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

The Minister made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

At 4:38 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:41 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Simon Kennedy, Gregory Taylor and Alain Beaudet answered questions.

It was agreed, — That the Committee request the Minister of Health and the Department of Health to provide written responses to remaining questions asked earlier today.

At 5:36 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



David Gagnon
Clerk of the Committee