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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 74
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 3:32 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Presiding
Bill Casey, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Karin Phillips, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
As individuals
• Dr. Marc-André Gagnon, Associate Professor, School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University
• Prof. Steven Morgan, Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
Canadian Doctors for Medicare
• Dr. Danyaal Raza, Chair
Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
• Stephen Frank, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Karen Voin, Vice-President, Group Benefits and Anti-Fraud
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, March 7, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the development of a national pharmacare program.

Dr. Marc-André Gagnon, Prof. Steven Morgan, Dr. Danyaal Raza and Stephen Frank made statements and answered questions.

At 5:14 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit and have another round of three-minute questions.

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

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of antimicrobial resistance, the Committee dedicate the meetings of Thursday, November 2, Tuesday, November 7 and Thursday, November 9, 2017, to hear witnesses.

As individuals
• Dr. Marc-André Gagnon, Associate Professor, School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University
• Prof. Steven Morgan, Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
Canadian Doctors for Medicare
• Dr. Danyaal Raza, Chair
Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
• Stephen Frank, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Karen Voin, Vice-President, Group Benefits and Anti-Fraud
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, March 7, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of the development of a national pharmacare program.

Prof. Steven Morgan, Dr. Marc-André Gagnon, Stephen Frank and Dr. Danyaal Raza answered questions.

At 5:30 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



David Gagnon
Clerk of the Committee