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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 3
Monday, January 25, 2016, 11:02 a.m. to 1:02 p.m.
Robert Oliphant, Co-Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Andrea McCaffrey, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
Department of Health
• Sharon Harper, Manager, Chronic and Continuing Care Division
• Abby Hoffman, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy
Barreau du Québec
• Jean-Pierre Ménard, Lawyer
• Marc Sauvé, Director, Research and Legislation Services
As an individual
• Peter Hogg, Scholar in Residence, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Friday, December 11, 2015, the Committee commenced its study of physician-assisted dying.

Abby Hoffman made a statement and, with Sharon Harper answered questions.

At 11:46 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:53 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Peter Hogg, Marc Sauvé and Jean-Pierre Ménard, by videoconference from Montreal, Quebec, made statements and answered questions.

At 1:02 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Cynara Corbin,
Shaila Anwar
Clerks of the Committee