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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, April 30, 2003
Thursday, May 1, 2003

Issue No. 13

Fourth and fifth meetings concerning:

Mental Health and Mental Illness


WITNESSES:

Wednesday, April 30, 2003

From Health Canada:

Ms. Pam Massad, Associate Director, Division of Childhood and Adolescence, Centre for Healthy Human Development, Population and Public Health Branch.

From the University of Toronto:

Dr. Joe Beitchman, Professor and Head, Division of Child Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry; Psychiatrist-in- Chief, Hospital for Sick Children.

From the Centre hospitalier universitaire Mère-enfant Sainte-Justine:

Dr. Johanne Renaud, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist; Young Investigator, Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Thursday, May 1, 2003

From the University of British Columbia (by videoconference):

Dr. Charlotte Waddell, Assistant Professor, Mental Health Evaluation and Community Consultation Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine.

From McGill University:

Dr. Howard Steiger, Professor, Psychiatry Department; Director, Eating Disorders Program, Douglas Hospital.

From the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario:

Dr. Simon Davidson, Chairman, Division of Child and Adolescence Psychiatry.

From the Canadian Paediatric Society:

Dr. Diane Sacks, President-Elect;

Ms. Marie Adèle Davis, Executive Director.

From the University of British Columbia (by videoconference):

Dr. Charlotte Waddell, Assistant Professor, Mental Health Evaluation and Community Consultation Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine.

From McGill University:

Dr. Howard Steiger, Professor, Psychiatry Department; Director, Eating Disorders Program, Douglas Hospital.

From the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario:

Dr. Simon Davidson, Chairman, Division of Child and Adolescence Psychiatry.

From the Canadian Paediatric Society:

Dr. Diane Sacks, President-Elect;

Ms. Marie Adèle Davis, Executive Director.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Michael Kirby, Chair

The Honourable Marjory LeBreton, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

*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 Pépin substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Callbeck (April 30, 2003).

The name of the Honourable Senator Robertson substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Di Nino (April 29, 2003).

The name of the Honourable Senator Di Nino substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Murrary (April 28, 2003).