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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 42
Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 3:32 p.m. to 5:37 p.m.
Francis Scarpaleggia, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Alison Clegg, Analyst
• Sarah Yakobowski, Analyst
As an individual
• Dr. David R. Boyd, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment
• Franny Ladell Yakelashek
• Rupert Yakelashek
Breast Cancer Action Quebec
• Jennifer Beeman, Executive Director
• Dr. Lise Parent, Full Professor
Collectif de recherche écosanté sur les pesticides, les politiques et les alternatives
• Dr. Louise Vandelac, Founder and Director
Cosmetics Alliance Canada
• Darren Thomas Praznik, President and Chief Executive Officer
Nature Canada
• Mark Butler, Senior Advisor
• Hugh Benevides, Legislative Advisor
Pursuant to the order of reference of Thursday, November 3, 2022, the committee resumed 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.

David R. Boyd, Louise Vandelac and Mark Butler made statements and, with Hugh Benevides, answered questions.

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

At 4:40 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Franny Ladell Yakelashek, Rupert Yakelashek, Jennifer Beeman and Darren Thomas Praznik made statements and, with Lise Parent, answered questions.

At 5:37 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Alexandre Longpré
Clerk of the committee