The Standing Committee on Health met in a televised session at 3:32 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Joy Smith, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Kelly Block, Patrick Brown, Colin Carrie, Libby Davies, Hon. Hedy Fry, Dany Morin, Anne Minh-Thu Quach, Djaouida Sellah, Joy Smith, Mark Strahl and John Williamson.
Acting Members present: Shelly Glover for Mark Strahl and Greg Kerr for Parm Gill.
In attendance: House of Commons: Isabelle Dumas, Procedural Clerk. Library of Parliament: Sonya Norris, Analyst; Raphaelle Deraspe, Analyst.
Appearing: Hon. Leona Aglukkaq, P.C., M.P., Minister of Health.
Witnesses: Department of Health: Glenda Yeates, Deputy Minister; Jamie Tibbetts, Chief Financial Officer. Public Health Agency of Canada: David Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer; James Libbey, Chief Financial Officer. Canadian Institutes of Health Research: Alain Beaudet, President; James Roberge, Chief Financial Officer.
The Chair called Vote 1b under HEALTH.
The Minister made a statement and, with Alain Beaudet, answered questions.
At 4:33 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 4:38 p.m., the sitting resumed.
The witnesses answered questions.
Vote 1b under HEALTH carried.
The Chair called Vote 5b under HEALTH.
Vote 5b under HEALTH carried.
The Chair called Vote 10b under HEALTH.
Vote 10b under HEALTH carried.
The Chair called Vote 20b under HEALTH.
Vote 20b under HEALTH carried.
The Chair called Vote 25b under HEALTH.
Vote 25b under HEALTH carried.
The Chair called Vote 40b under HEALTH.
Vote 40b under HEALTH carried.
The Chair called Vote 45b under HEALTH.
Vote 45b under HEALTH carried.
The Chair called Vote 50b under HEALTH.
Vote 50b under HEALTH carried.
ORDERED, — That the Chair report Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 20b, 25b, 40b, 45b and 50b under HEALTH to the House of Commons.
At 5:22 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Mariane BeaudinClerk of the Committee