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 Olsen
  • Judith Seidman
  • Tony Dean
  • Marie-Françoise Mégie
  • Nancy Greene Raine

Witnesses were divided into two (2) panels which consisted of the following individuals:

Panel 1 (10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)

The Electronic Cigarette Trade Association of Canada

  • Daniel David, Chairman

Canadian Vaping Association

  • D. Meshaila Sinnis, Board Member

Audio Playback for Panel 1 (English)

Panel 2 (11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)

Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd

  • Eric Gagnon, Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs

Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc.

  • Peter Luongo, Managing Director
  • Michael Klander, Director of Corporate Affairs

Audio Playback for Panel 2 (English)

A video playback of the meeting is available in English (HERE) or French (HERE).

  • Panel 1 Begins at 10:31:19
  • Panel 2 Begins at 11:28:45

Below is the ECTA Presentation as provided to the SOCI Committee.



We will update this article to include any transcript and evidence presented to the committee when it becomes available.

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