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Health Canada Consultation Summary

Health Canada Consultation Summary

In anticipation of Bill S-5 receiving Royal Assent and to get a head-start on the regulatory process, Health Canada has opened consultation period for their approach on some of the points of regulation. Regulations for Bill S-5, the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (TVPA), will likely come into effect in “sections” and it is safe…

Health Canada Consultation Aug 25 – Oct 27

Health Canada Consultation Aug 25 – Oct 27

In preparation for regulations to be applied to Bill S-5, Health Canada has begun the consultation period for Proposals for the Regulation of Vaping Products. This consultation period will run from August 25, 2017 through October 27, 2017. The purpose of the consultation is for the Government to gather input from stakeholders,  consumers, the general public, health professionals, and public…

Bill S5 Third Reading – Second Debate

Bill S5 Third Reading – Second Debate

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Petitclerc, seconded by the Honourable Senator Bellemare, for the third reading of Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, as amended. The full Hansard of the third reading second debate on…

Bill S5 Third Reading

Bill S5 Third Reading

Hon. Chantal Petitclerc moved the third reading of Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, as amended. The full Hansard of the third reading and debate from May 10th can be found here: English – French Audio recording: May 10 2017 Speakers…

S-5 Senate Committee Report & Recommendations

S-5 Senate Committee Report & Recommendations

Below are the recommendations of the Senate Committee of Social Affairs, Science and Technology on Bill S-5. Each recommendation refers to a specific line item in the bill. We have added the original line item in italics below the recommended change (please note, any error in matching an original reference is ECTA’s error). Original report…

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…