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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 101
Monday, February 12, 2024, 4:06 p.m. to 6:34 p.m.
Sean Casey, Chair (Liberal)

• Colin Carrie for Todd Doherty (Conservative)
• Colin Carrie for Shuvaloy Majumdar (Conservative)
• Laila Goodridge for Shuvaloy Majumdar (Conservative)
• Andréanne Larouche for Luc Thériault (Bloc Québécois)
• Karen Vecchio for Todd Doherty (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Kelly Farrah, Analyst
• Tu-Quynh Trinh, Analyst
As an individual
• Dr. Gillian Hanley, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia
• Dr. Jessica McAlpine, Professor and Division Head, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of British Columbia
Ovarian Cancer Canada
• Tania Vrionis, Chief Executive Officer
• Valérie Dinh, Regional Director, Quebec
The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada
• Dr. Shannon Salvador, President-Elect
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, May 16, 2022, the committee resumed its study of women's health.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

Stephen Ellis gave notice of the following motion:

That, given the recent situation in Belleville, Ontario, which had to declare state of emergency after responding to 23 overdose incidents in the span of less than two days, the committee call the Mayor of Belleville, Neil Ellis; the Belleville Chief of Police Mike Callaghan; and other experts to appear before the committee at the earliest convenience, no later than Friday, February 23, 2024, and express its concern to the House.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 5:57 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:03 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of the opioid epidemic and toxic drug crisis in Canada, the proposed budget in the amount of $117,383.12, for the committee’s travel to Red Deer, Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, Vancouver, British Columbia, and Portland, Oregon, United States of America, in the spring of 2024, be adopted.

At 6:34 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Christine Sing
Clerk of the committee