The Standing Committee on Health met at 3:35 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Rob Merrifield, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Dave Batters, Bonnie Brown, Patricia Davidson, Rick Dykstra, Steven John Fletcher, Christiane Gagnon, Susan Kadis, Luc Malo, Rob Merrifield and Penny Priddy.
Acting Members present: Hon. Raymond Chan for Hon. Carolyn Bennett and Lui Temelkovski for Hon. Hedy Fry.
In attendance: House of Commons: Joann Garbig, Legislative Clerk. Library of Parliament: Nancy Miller Chenier, Analyst; Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst.
Witnesses: Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission Canada: Weldon Newton, President and Chief Executive Officer; Sharon Watts, Vice-President, Corporate Services Branch and Adjudication; Marc-André Dionne, Legal Counsel (Justice Canada).
Weldon Newton and Sharon Watts made a statement and answered questions.
The Committee commenced its clause-by-clause study of the Bill.
The Chair called Clause 1.
Clauses 1 to 9 inclusive carried severally.
The Title carried.
The Bill carried.
ORDERED, — That the Chair report the Bill to the House.
At 4:22 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Miriam BurkeCommittee Clerk