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Submissions to Government

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2017

November 7 Non-Prescription Availability of Low-Dose Codeine Products

October 26 CMA submission to the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities: Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Seniors
October 2 CMA submission to the Department of Finance consultation on tax planning using private corporations: A medical industry perspective — Supporting small business, the economic engine of Canada

September 20 2018 Pre-budget Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

August 18 CMA Submission: Bill C-45: The Cannabis Act

June 14 CMA Support for Bill S-228: An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

April 7 CMA Recommendations 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

April 6 CMA Submission to the study of Bill C-37

February 28 CMA Recommendations for Effective Poverty Reduction Strategies

2016

November 24 Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice & Human Rights - Bill S-201, the Genetic Anti-Discrimination Act

October 18 Statement to the House of Commons Committee on Health addressing the opioid crisis in Canada

August 31 Submission to Finance Canada's Consultation on Legislative Proposals Relating to Income Tax, Sales and Excise Duties

August 29 Submission to the Government of Canada - Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation
Statement

August 5 2017 Pre-budget Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

May 2 Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights: Supporting the enactment of Bill C-14, Medical Assistance in Dying

March 19 CMA Response to the Health Canada Prescription Drug Status Committee – Consultation on the Prescription Drug List: Naloxone

March 17 CMA Brief to the Federal Finance Minister on Medical Practice as a Small Business

February 12 CMA 2016 Pre-budget Submission to the Minister of Finance

2014

December 8 Submission to Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation

November 27 E-Cigarettes
CMA Submission to the House of Commons Study on E-Cigarettes

November 10 Restriction of the use of additives in tobacco
CMA Submission to Health Canada’s Notice of proposed order to amend the schedule to the Tobacco Act

October 28 Bill C-2 An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Respect for Communities Act)
CMA Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security

August 26 Tamper Resistance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
CMA Response to the Notice of Intent for Interested Parties

August 6 Improving Seniors Care in an Era of Surplus
2014-2015 pre-budget consultation submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

July 11 Proposed amendments to the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations
Appendices
Submission in response to the Canada Gazette publication on the proposed amendments to the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations

June 23 Response to the Consultation Paper Pension Innovation for Canadian: The Target Benefit Plan
Submitted to Finance Canada

June 11 Bill C-17 An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act - Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs
Submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health

June 9 Bill S-4: An Act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act
Submitted to the Senate Standing Committee on Transport and Communications

June 2 Bill C-422 An Act respecting a National Lyme Disease Strategy
Submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health

May 27 The Health Risks and Harms Associated with the Use of Marijuana
Submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health

May 15 Higher rate now: Why excise tax on tobacco is long overdue for an increase
Submitted to the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce
Higher rate now: Why excise tax on tobacco is long overdue for an increase
Presentation to the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce

March 26 Federal levers to address unintended consequences of prescription pharmaceuticals and support public health, quality care, and patient safety
Submitted to the Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology as part of its study on prescription pharmaceuticals

March 17 Review of Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
Submitted to Health Canada in response to the consultation on the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and its regulations

2013

November 27 The need for a national strategy to address abuse and misuse of prescription drugs in Canada
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health
Opening remarks

November 6 Healthier generations for a prosperous economy
Submitted to the Standing Committee on Finance

May 22 CMA Submission on Bill C-462, Disability Tax Credit Promoters Restrictions Act
Submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

April 25 CMA submission on motion 315 (income inequality)
Opening statement by Dr. Anna Reid
Submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

April 15 CMA Submission on Bill S-209, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (prize fights)
Opening statement by Dr. Anna Reid
Submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights

March 18 CMA Submission: The Need for Health Infrastructure in Canada
Appendix A - Data on Alternate Level of Care
Submitted to Hon. Denis Lebel, PC, MP, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities

February 28 CMA Response: Health Canada’s Medical Marihuana Regulatory Proposal
Submitted to the Office of Controlled Substances, Health Canada
Letter to Minister Aglukkaq

January 21 Toward a Dementia Strategy for Canada
Submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

2012

November 20 A more robust economy through a healthier population
Opening remarks, Dr. Anna Reid
CMA 2012-2013 pre-budget submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

October 24 Prescription pharmaceuticals in Canada: the post-approval monitoring of prescription pharmaceuticals
Opening statement, Dr. Anna Reid
CMA Presentation to the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

August 3 CMA Response to Questionnaire From the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance
2012-2013 Pre-Budget Consultation

June 14 Opening statement
Senate Standing Committee on Finance: Study of Bill C-38

May 31 Opening statement
CMA presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on Bill C-38

May 17 Presentation to the New Democratic Party by CMA President, Dr. John Haggie

May 9 Prescription drugs: clinical trials and approval
CMA Presentation to the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

May 9 A doctor for every Canadian – better planning for Canada’s health human resources
CMA brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities – Addressing Existing Labour Shortages in High-Demand Occupations

May 9 Addressing existing labour shortages in high-demand occupations
CMA Presentation to the House of Commons Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Development and the Status of Persons with Disability

March 29 Drug shortages
CMA submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health

February 24 Amending Bill C-25 to expand the PRPP framework to provide value to self-employed Canadians
CMA submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

February 15 Health promotion and disease prevention
CMA brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health

February 14 CMA submission to Finance Canada regarding proposed amendments to the Income Tax Act

January 13 CMA submission to Finance Canada’s 2012 pre-budget consultations

2011

November 21 Letter to the Honourable James Flaherty, concerning U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act
Reply from Finance Minister James Flaherty

October 19 Improving accountability in Canada’s health care system
CMA presentation to the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

October 18 A healthy population for a stronger economy
CMA presentation to the Standing Committee on Finance's pre-budget consultations

October 17 Chronic diseases related to aging
CMA presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health

August 12 A healthy population for a stronger economy
CMA pre-budget consultation submission to the Standing Committee on Finance

April 14 Submission to Supreme Court of Canada for intervener status

March 3 Nutrition labelling
Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health by Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull, CMA President

February 8 Healthy living
Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health by Dr. Anne Doig, CMA Past President

 

For further information, or to obtain an earlier submission, please contact:

Patient and Public Engagement Department
Telephone: 800-663-7336 or 613-731-8610, x8230
Email: pascal.charron@cma.ca