MINUTES OF PROCEEDING
(Meeting No. 15)
Tuesday, February 10, 1998
The Standing Committee on Health met at 9:08 o’clock a.m., this day, in
room 705, La Promenade Bldg., the Chair, Beth Phinney, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Elinor Caplan, Aileen Carroll, Claude Drouin, Reed Elley, Grant Hill, Lynn Myers, Pauline Picard, Maurice Vellacott, Joseph Volpe, Judy Wasylycia-Leis.
In attendance: From the Research Branch of the Library of Parliament: Odette Madore, Nancy Miller-Chenier and Gérald Lafrenière, Research Officers.
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee resumed consideration of natural health products. (See Minutes of Proceedings dated Thursday, November 20, 1997.)
Witnesses: From the Committee for Preserving the Integrity of Chinese Herbology and Traditional Chinese Medicine: Dr. Joseph Wen-Teng Wu, President; Dr. Henry Lu, Director and Principal, International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine; Dr. William Chan, Member and President, Treasure Box Products Inc. From Personal Health and Nutrition: Paul Hogarth, Owner / Founder. From the Canadian Pharmacists Association: Dr. Jeff W. Poston, Director, Research and Practice Development; Noëlle-Dominique Willems, Director, Government and Public Affairs. From the Ontario Homeopathic Association: Lynda Shannon, President; Doug Smith, Member, Board of Directors. From the «Fédération des professionnelles et professionnels salarié(e)s et des cadres du Québec – CSN»: Claudine Larocque, Secretary-General
The witnesses made opening statements and answered questions.
At 12:00 o’clock p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Clerk of the Committee