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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 68
Thursday, May 11, 2023, 11:06 a.m. to 1:08 p.m.
Sean Casey, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Kelly Farrah, Analyst
Breast Implant Failure and Illness Society Canada
• Nancy Pratt, Patient Advocate
Breast Implant Safety Alliance
• Julie Elliott, Patient Advocate
• Terri McGregor, Patient Advocate
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, the committee resumed its study of oversight of medical devices (breast implants).

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


Robert Kitchen moved, — That the committee extend its study of oversight of medical devices (breast implants) by one meeting to receive testimony from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research on their orthopedic registry.

Debate arose thereon.

By unanimous consent, the motion was withdrawn.


Matt Jeneroux moved, — That the committee invite the Canadian Institute for Health Information to provide a written response to the testimony received in the context of the study of oversight of medical devices (breast implants), with a particular focus on the Canadian Joint Replacement Registry and the potential housing of a breast implant registry within their organization.

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 11; NAYS: 0.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 1:08 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Patrick Williams
Clerk of the committee