Social Affairs, Science and Technology – October 8, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Social Affairs, Science and Technology – October 8, 2014

Health Minister Rona Ambrose and department officials Anne Lamar and David K. Lee respond to questions about proposed legislation to strengthen Canada’s prescription drug-monitoring system. Bill C-17 is known as Vanessa’s Law in honour of Conservative MP Terence Young’s 15-year-old daughter, who died in 2000 of a heart attack caused by a prescription drug that later was deemed unsafe and removed from the market. (October 8, 2014)