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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 38
Tuesday, November 22, 2022, 3:52 p.m. to 5:56 p.m.
Francis Scarpaleggia, Chair (Liberal)

• Bob Benzen for Robert Kitchen (Conservative)
• Marty Morantz for Gérard Deltell (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Alison Clegg, Analyst
• Robert Mason, Analyst
Association québécoise des médecins pour l'environnement
• Dr. Claudel Pétrin-Desrosiers, Family Doctor and President
Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment
• Dr. Jane E. McArthur, Director, Toxics Program
• Melissa Daniels, Manager, Toxics Program
David Suzuki Foundation
• Lisa Gue, Manager, National Policy
Dow Canada
• W. Scott Thurlow, Senior Advisor, Government Affairs
• Dr. Elaine MacDonald, Program Director, Healthy Communities
Environmental Defence Canada
• Cassie Barker, Senior Program Manager, Toxics
Pursuant to the order of reference of Thursday, November 3, 2022, the committee commenced consideration of Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, to make related amendments to the Food and Drugs Act and to repeal the Perfluorooctane Sulfonate Virtual Elimination Act.

Claudel Pétrin-Desrosiers, Cassie Barker and Lisa Gue made statements and answered questions.

At 4:53 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:56 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Melissa Daniels, W. Scott Thurlow and Elaine MacDonald made statements and, with Jane E. McArthur, answered questions.

At 5:56 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Alexandre Longpré
Clerk of the committee