The Standing Committee on Health met in a televised videoconference session at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Joy Smith, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Hon. Carolyn Bennett, Colin Carrie, Patricia Davidson, Nicolas Dufour, Kirsty Duncan, Luc Malo, Cathy McLeod, Joyce Murray, Joy Smith, Tim Uppal and Judy Wasylycia-Leis.
Acting Members present: Brad Trost for Patrick Brown.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Karin Phillips, Analyst; Trina Wall, Analyst.
Witnesses: As an individual: Alexander McEwan, Special Advisor on Medical Isotopes to the Minister of Health. Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine: Jean-Luc Urbain, President. Canadian Medical Association: Anne Doig, President; Briane Scharfstein, Associate Secretary General. New Brunswick Cancer Network: Eshwar Kumar, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Department of Health New Brunswick. Ontario Association of Nuclear Medicine: Christopher O'Brien, President. European Association of Nuclear Medicine: Patrick Bourguet, President Elect, Professor of Nuclear Medicine.
The witnesses, including Patrick Bourguet by videoconference from Vennes, France, made statements and answered questions.
It was agreed, — That the fifteen (15) minutes of Committee Business scheduled for today's meeting be rescheduled at the beginning of the next meeting.
At 4:15 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit for an additional fifteen (15) minutes.
At 4:29 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 4:55 p.m., the sitting resumed.
At 5:29 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Christine Holke DavidClerk of the Committee