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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 14
Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 4:11 p.m. to 6:32 p.m.
Webcast
Presiding
Sean Casey, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Sarah Dodsworth, Analyst
• Sonya Norris, Analyst
As an individual
• Dr. Isaac Bogoch, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Staff Physician in Infectious Diseases, Toronto General Hospital
• Dr. Emilia Liana Falcone, Director, Post-COVID-19 Research Clinic, Montreal Clinical Research Institute, Attending Physician, Infectious Diseases, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal
Canadian Association of PPE Manufacturers
• Barry Hunt, President
Canadian Cancer Society
• Stuart Edmonds, Executive Vice-President, Mission, Research and Advocacy
• Kelly Masotti, Vice-President Advocacy
Canadian Mental Health Association-National
• Rebecca Shields, Chief Executive Officer, York and South Simcoe Branch
Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada
• Sandra Hanna, Chief Executive Officer
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, the committee resumed its study of the emergency situation facing Canadians in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Isaac Bogoch, Emilia Liana Falcone, Barry Hunt, Stuart Edmonds and Kelly Masotti made statements.

At 4:35 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the committee continue to sit until the completion of witness opening statements.

Rebecca Shields and Sandra Hanna made statements.

At 4:50 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:31 p.m., the sitting resumed.

It was agreed, — That the committee continue to sit until 6:30 p.m.

The witnesses answered questions.

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

Michael Barrett gave notice of the following motion:

That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) the Committee undertake a study on the government’s role in the development and procurement of the Medicago vaccine and that the Minister of Innovation and Minister of Health be invited to appear before the Committee to testify.

As an individual
• Dr. Isaac Bogoch, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Staff Physician in Infectious Diseases, Toronto General Hospital
• Dr. Emilia Liana Falcone, Director, Post-COVID-19 Research Clinic, Montreal Clinical Research Institute, Attending Physician, Infectious Diseases, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal
Canadian Association of PPE Manufacturers
• Barry Hunt, President
Canadian Cancer Society
• Stuart Edmonds, Executive Vice-President, Mission, Research and Advocacy
• Kelly Masotti, Vice-President Advocacy
Canadian Mental Health Association-National
• Rebecca Shields, Chief Executive Officer, York and South Simcoe Branch
Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada
• Sandra Hanna, Chief Executive Officer
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, the committee resumed its study of the emergency situation facing Canadians in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 6:32 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Naaman Sugrue
Clerk of the committee