The Standing Committee on Health met at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 228, The Valour Building, the Chair, Ben Lobb, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Hon. Hedy Fry, Wladyslaw Lizon, Ben Lobb, Cathy McLeod, Christine Moore, Murray Rankin and Terence Young.
Acting Members present: Stella Ambler for Lawrence Toet, Alex Atamanenko for Matthew Kellway and Cheryl Gallant for David Wilks.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Havi Echenberg, Analyst; Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst.
Witnesses: As individuals: Carmen Krogh, Independent Health Researcher; Beth Harrington, Independent Health Researcher; Riina Bray, Medical Director, Environmental Health Clinic, Women’s College Hospital, Maple, Ontario; Anne-Marie Nicol, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University. Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association: Bernard Lord, President and Chief Executive Officer; Kurt Eby, Director, Regulatory Affairs. Environmental Health Trust: Devra Davis, President and Founder. As an individual: Martha Herbert, Assistant Professor Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital. Canadians For Safe Technology: Frank Clegg, Chief Executive Officer, C4ST.
Riina Bray, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, Anne-Marie Nicol, by videoconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, and Carmen Krogh made statements and, with Beth Harrington, answered questions.
At 4:24 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 4:28 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Martha Herbert, by videoconference from Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Devra Davis and Bernard Lord made statements and answered questions.
At 5:18 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit.
At 5:20 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Andrew Bartholomew ChaplinClerk of the Committee