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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 79
Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 7:31 p.m. to 9:40 p.m.
Sean Casey, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Kelly Farrah, Analyst
• Tu-Quynh Trinh, Analyst
Department of Health
• Linsey Hollett, Assistant Deputy Minister, Regulatory Operations and Enforcement Branch
• Celia Lourenco, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Products and Food Branch
• Dr. Supriya Sharma, Chief Medical Advisor
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, September 18, 2023, the committee proceeded to a briefing on natural health products regulations.

Celia Lourenco made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.


Stephen Ellis moved, — That the committee conduct its upcoming study of women’s health concurrently with its study of the opioid crisis.


The Chair ruled the motion inadmissible as it did not respect the 48-hour notice requirement for substantive motions moved outside of Committee Business.


Don Davies moved, — That the committee do now adjourn.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 7; NAYS: 4.

At 9:40 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Christine Sing
Clerk of the committee