FEWO Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
Anju Dhillon, Jennifer Kagan-Viater and Philip Viater made statements and, with Pam Damoff, answered questions.
At 1:59 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 2:04 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Shannon Davis-Ermuth made a statement and, with Melissa Moor, answered questions.
Emmanuella Lambropoulos gave notice of the following motion:
That the committee report to the House that:
a. access and availability to reproductive health services, no matter where one lives in Canada, including safe and legal abortion, is a Charter right and is insured under the Canada Health Act; and
b. the decision to have an abortion, made by women, transgender and non-binary individuals, for any reason, is their freedom of choice and theirs alone.
It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $5,175.00, for the study of Bill C-233, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Judges Act (violence against an intimate partner), be adopted.
At 3:04 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.