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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 78
Tuesday, October 31, 2023, 11:01 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Hon. Judy A. Sgro, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Offah Obale, Analyst
• Simon Richards, Analyst
Association pour le développement et l'innovation en chimie au Québec
• André Côté, Member, Board of Directors
• Stéphane Lévesque, General manager, Groupement provincial de l'industrie du médicament (GPIM)
Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association
• Shannon Coombs, President
Department of Health
• Lisa Duncan, Acting Director General and Chief Registrar Officer, Registration Directorate
• David K. Lee, Chief Regulatory Officer, Health Products and Food Branch
• Celia Lourenco, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Products and Food Branch
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
• Callie Stewart, Executive Director, Technical Barriers and Regulations
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, the committee commenced its study of Canada’s proposed biocides regulation: trade impacts for certain Canadian sectors.

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $8,000, for the study of Canada’s proposed biocides regulation: trade impacts for certain Canadian sectors, be adopted.

Celia Lourenco made a statement and, with Lisa Duncan, David K. Lee and Callie Stewart, answered questions.

At 12:00 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:05 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Shannon Coombs and Stéphane Lévesque made statements and answered questions.

At 1:00 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Sophia Nickel
Clerk of the committee