Proceedings of the Standing
Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and
First Session, Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2006
Chair: The Honourable ART EGGLETON, P.C.
Thursday, November 2, 2006
Issue No. 9
First meeting on:
The inquiry on the issue of funding for the treatment of autism
Gigi Mandy, Acting Director General of Intergovernmental Affairs Directorate;
Serge Lafond, Acting Director of the Canada Health Act Division.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research:
Rémi Quirion, Scientific Director, Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction.
Human Resources and Social Development Canada:
Caroline Weber, Director General, Office for Disability Issues.
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Art Eggleton, Chair
The Honourable Wilbert J. Keon, Deputy Chair
The Honourable Senators:
Callbeck, Champagne, P.C., Cochrane, Cook, Cordy, Fairbairn, P.C., *Hays, (or Fraser), *LeBreton, P.C., (or
Comeau), Munson, Nancy Ruth, Pépin, Trenholme Counsell
*Ex officio members
Change in membership of the committee:
Pursuant to the rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:
The name of the Honourable Senator Cordy was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Watt (November 2,