Social Affairs, Science and Technology – June 15, 2017

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Social Affairs, Science and Technology – June 15, 2017

Representatives from the food and beverage industries discuss Bill S-228. The proposed legislation is sponsored by Conservative Senator Nancy Greene Raine and prohibits food and beverage marketing directed at children under 13.

The following witnesses outline their concerns with the bill in its current form: Joyce Reynolds (executive vice president of government affairs) and David Lefebvre (vice president, federal and Quebec) from Restaurants Canada; Jim Goetz (president, Canadian Beverage Association); and Michelle Saunders (vice president, provincial and territorial affairs) and Byron Shaw (counsel) from the Food & Consumer Products of Canada. (June 15, 2017)