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Briefs Submitted to Senate SOCI Committee on Bill S-5

Briefs Submitted to Senate SOCI Committee on Bill S-5

Below is a list of as well as the actual Briefs/Presentations provided to the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (SOCI) on Senate Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Special “shout outs” to Aimee Whitefoot (As an Individual)…

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 48 on Bill S-5

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 48 on Bill S-5

The Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (SOCI) met today to hear testimony on Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Senate Committee Members Present: Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie (Chair) Art Eggleton (Vice Chair) Judith Seidman Carolyn Stewart Olsen…

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 47 on Bill S-5

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 47 on Bill S-5

The Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (SOCI) met today to hear testimony on Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Senate Committee Members Present: Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie (Chair) Art Eggleton (Vice Chair) Chantal Petitclerc Judith Seidman Linda…

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 46 on Bill S-5

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 46 on Bill S-5

The Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (SOCI) met today to hear testimony on Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Senate Committee Members Present: Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie (Chair) Art Eggleton (Vice Chair) Chantal Petitclerc Judith Seidman Carolyn…

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 45 on Bill S-5

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 45 on Bill S-5

The Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (SOCI) met today to hear testimony on Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Senate Committee Members Present: Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie (Chair) Linda Frum Nancy J. Hartling Chantal Petitclerc Carolyn Stewart…

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 44 on Bill S-5

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 44 on Bill S-5

The Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (SOCI) met today to hear testimony on Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Senate Committee Members Present: Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie (Chair) Art Eggleton (Deputy Chair) Linda Frum Nancy J. Hartling…

UPDATED – Legislative Summary of Bill S-5

UPDATED – Legislative Summary of Bill S-5

The previously posted Legislative Summary for Bill S-5 has been amended. There were points within the previous version of the Legislative Summary that incorrectly interpreted the intent of the bill.  The updated version is below but the key change to point out is the previously stated intent to ban flavours. This: prohibits the use of…

SOCI Committee Schedule Confirmation

SOCI Committee Schedule Confirmation

We have received confirmation and schedule information for our slot to provide witness for the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (SOCI) on Senate Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Two panels have been scheduled for April…

Senate Bill S-5 Second Reading – Second Debate

Senate Bill S-5 Second Reading – Second Debate

On March 9, 2017, the Senate held debate for Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts which has completed the first reading today (Nov 22, 2016). Speakers during the debate were: Senator Judith Seidman – Opposition Critic and SOCI Committee Senator Marc…

Senate Bill S-5 Second Reading – Debate

Senate Bill S-5 Second Reading – Debate

Today the Senate continued Debate on the Second Reading of Bill S-5. We heard from Senator Jane Cordy. In summary, the Senator: Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen also questioned if the bill goes far enough with restrictions. Specifically her concerns were around: Another question was posed by Senator Yonah Martin. This senator is also concerned about the science not…