All in favour of the motion?
(Motion agreed to)
Sorry; I was rushing too fast. I knew you'd pass it.
I think now we can go directly into our....
We have a couple of other things to finish, but I see that we're missing some members, so I'll wait until the end for that. We'll just take five minutes at the end of committee.
We have a full agenda today. We'll start with the study of the role of government and industry in determining drug supply in Canada.
From the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association, we have Mr. Keon, Dr. Desai, and Mr. Michel Robidoux, who's president of Sandoz Canada.
Welcome. We're very glad that you're here.
We also have, from Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies, Mr. Russell Williams, president, and Mr. Mark Ferdinand, senior director.
Welcome. We're so glad you're here as well.
From the Canadian Association for Pharmacy Distribution Management, we have Mr. Johnston and Mr. Reynolds. Mr. Johnston is the president and chief executive officer, and Mr. Reynolds is the vice-president.
We're so glad you're here as well. Thank you.
Our fourth presentation is from HealthPRO Procurement Services. Ms. Kathleen Boyle is vice-president and Mr. Michael Blanchard is the clinical director.
Welcome. We're very glad you're here.
The presentations will be 10 minutes for each presenter.
I will start with the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association.
Mr. Keon, I believe you will be presenting. Would you begin, sir.