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SOCI - Standing Committee

Social Affairs, Science and Technology

Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology

Second Session, Thirty-seventh Parliament, 2002-03

Chair: The Honourable MICHAEL KIRBY

Wednesday, March 19, 2003
Thursday, March 20, 2003

Issue No. 11

Second and third meetings on:  Mental health and mental illness


March 19 meeting

From St. Michael's Hospital:

Dr. Paul Links, Arthur Sommer Rothenberg Chair in Suicide Studies.

From The Canadian Academy of Psychiatric Epidemiology:

Dr. Alain Lesage, Past President.

From Health Canada:

Tom Lips, Senior Advisor, Mental Health, Healthy Communities Division, Population and Public Health Branch.

March 20 meeting

As an individual:

Thomas Stephens, Consultant.

From Statistics Canada:

Lorna Bailie, Assistant Director, Health Statistics Division.

From the Canadian Institute for Health Information:

Dr. John S. Millar, Vice-President, Research and Analysis;

Carolyn Pullen, Consultant;

Joan Roch, Chief Privacy Officer and Manager, Privacy Secretariat.

From Queen's University:

Dr. Julio Arboleda-Florèz, Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry.


The Honourable Michael Kirby, Chair

The Honourable Marjory LeBreton, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Callbeck, *Carstairs, P.C. (or Robichaud, P.C.), Cook, Cordy, Fairbairn, P.C., Keon, Léger, *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Morin, Pépin, Robertson, Roche

*Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Fairbairn substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Milne (March 18, 2003).

The name of the Honourable Senator Callbeck substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Pearson (March 3, 2003).

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