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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013-14

Chair: The Honourable KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE


Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Issue No. 11

Sixteenth and seventeenth meetings on:

Study on prescription pharmaceuticals in Canada

INCLUDING:
THE SEVENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Special Study Budget 2014-15 — Increasing incidence of obesity in Canada)

THE EIGHTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Special Study Budget 2014-15 — Prescription pharmaceuticals in Canada)


WITNESSES

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Assembly of First Nations:

Stan Beardy, Regional Chief, Ontario.

National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation:

Carol Hopkins, Executive Director.


Thursday, April 10, 2014

Health Canada:

Dr. Supriya Sharma, Acting Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Products and Food Branch;

Robin Chiponski, Director General, Health Products and Food Branch Inspectorate.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research:

Dr. Jane Aubin, Executive Vice-President, Chief Scientific Officer;

Dr. Robert Peterson, Executive Director, Drug Safety and Effectiveness Network.

Public Health Agency of Canada:

Dr. Theresa Tam, Branch Head, Health Security Infrastructure Canada.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Chair

The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

*Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Chaput, Cordy, *Cowan (or Fraser), Eaton, Enverga , Munson, Nancy Ruth, Segal, Seidman, Seth, Stewart Olsen

* Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)