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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 21
Friday, February 26, 2021, 1:03 p.m. to 3:06 p.m.
Ron McKinnon, Chair (Liberal)

• Greg Fergus for Mike Kelloway (Liberal)
• Philip Lawrence for John Barlow (Conservative)
• Pierre Paul-Hus for Hon. Michelle Rempel Garner (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Sonya Norris, Analyst
• Tu-Quynh Trinh, Analyst
As an individual
• Joanne Langley, Professor of Pediatrics and Community Health and Epidemiology
• Andrew Morris, Professor of Infectious Diseases
• Roger Scott-Douglas, Secretary of the COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force
• Cécile Tremblay, Full Professor, Department of Microbiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal
Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians
• Alan Drummond, Co-Chair, Public Affairs Committee
• Atul Kapur, Co-Chair, Public Affairs Committee
Canadian Nurses Association
• Michael Villeneuve, Chief Executive Officer
• Aden Hamza, Policy Lead
Doctors Without Borders
• Jason Nickerson, Humanitarian Affairs Advisor
Public Health Agency of Canada
• Iain Stewart, President
• Dany Fortin, Vice-President, Vaccine Roll-Out Task Force, Logistics and Operations
Pursuant to the order of reference of Monday, October 26, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the emergency situation facing Canadians in light of the second wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

At 2:01 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 2:04 p.m., the sitting resumed.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

At 3:06 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-François Pagé
Clerk of the Committee