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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 13
Friday, December 11, 2020, 12:57 p.m. to 4:03 p.m.
Webcast
Presiding
Ron McKinnon, Chair (Liberal)

• Luc Desilets for Luc Thériault (Bloc Québécois)
• Len Webber for Chris d'Entremont (Conservative)
House of Commons
• David Chandonnet, Procedural Clerk
• Émilie Thivierge, Legislative Clerk
 
Library of Parliament
• Sonya Norris, Analyst
• Karin Phillips, Analyst
The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That the correspondence of the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel of the House, received on December 10, 2020, be made public.

Best Medicines Coalition
• John Adams, Board Chair
Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Ltd.
• Mehmood Alibhai, Director, National Policy and Patient Access
• Annie Beauchemin, Executive Director, Patient Access, Pricing, HealthCare Affairs Solutions
Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
• Stephen Frank, President and Chief Executive Officer
Independent Voices for Safe and Effective Drugs
• Colleen Fuller, Representative
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, October 26, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board’s guidelines.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

At 3:04 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 3:06 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Pursuant to the order of reference of Tuesday, December 1, 2020, the committee commenced consideration of Bill C-210, An Act to amend the Canada Revenue Agency Act (organ and tissue donors).

The Chair called Clause 1.

The committee commenced its clause-by-clause study of the Bill.

On Clause 1,

Francesco Sorbara moved, — That Bill C-210, in Clause 1, be amended by

(a) replacing lines 7 to 9 on page 1 with the following:

“provincial or territorial government to collect any information that the province or”

(b) replacing lines 15 and 16 on page 1 with the following:

“in accordance with the agreement if that individual authorized the Agency to provide”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Francesco Sorbara and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Francesco Sorbara, Tony Van Bynen — 2;

NAYS: John Barlow, Don Davies, Luc Desilets, Larry Maguire, Michelle Rempel Garner, Len Webber — 6.

Clause 1 carried on the following recorded division:

YEAS: John Barlow, Don Davies, Luc Desilets, Darren Fisher, Mike Kelloway, Larry Maguire, Michelle Rempel Garner, Sonia Sidhu, Francesco Sorbara, Tony Van Bynen, Len Webber — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

The Title carried on the following recorded division:

YEAS: John Barlow, Don Davies, Luc Desilets, Darren Fisher, Mike Kelloway, Larry Maguire, Michelle Rempel Garner, Sonia Sidhu, Francesco Sorbara, Tony Van Bynen, Len Webber — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

The Bill carried on the following recorded division:

YEAS: John Barlow, Don Davies, Luc Desilets, Darren Fisher, Mike Kelloway, Larry Maguire, Michelle Rempel Garner, Sonia Sidhu, Francesco Sorbara, Tony Van Bynen, Len Webber — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

ORDERED, — That the Chair report the Bill to the House on the following recorded division:

YEAS: John Barlow, Don Davies, Luc Desilets, Darren Fisher, Mike Kelloway, Larry Maguire, Michelle Rempel Garner, Sonia Sidhu, Francesco Sorbara, Tony Van Bynen, Len Webber — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

At 4:03 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Jean-François Pagé
Clerk of the Committee