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

Third Session, Thirty-seventh Parliament, 2004

Chair: The Honourable MICHAEL KIRBY


Wednesday, May 5, 2004
Thursday, May 6, 2004

Issue No. 8

Seventh, eighth and ninth meetings on:

Mental health and mental illness

and

Third and final meeting on:

Bill S-17, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act

INCLUDING:
THE SIXTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill S-17)


WITNESSES:

Wednesday, May 5, 2004:

Afternoon meeting:

From the Ontario Federation of Community Mental Health and Addiction:

David Kelly, Executive Director.

From the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health:

Christine Bois, Provincial Priority Manager for Concurrent Disorders;

Wayne Skinner, Clinical Director, Concurrent Disorders Program;

Brian Rush, Research Scientist, Social Prevention and Health Policy.

Evening meeting:

From the Government of New Zealand:

Janice Wilson, Deputy Director General, Mental Health Directorate, Ministry of Health (by videoconference);

David Chaplow, Director and Chief Advisor of Mental Health (by videoconference);

Arawhetu Peretini, Manager of Maori Mental Health (by videoconference);

Phillipa Gaines, Manager of Systems Development of Mental Health (by videoconference).

Thursday, May 6, 2004:

From the Government of the United Kingdom:

Anne Richardson, Head of the Mental Health Policy Branch, Department of Health (by videoconference);

Adrian Sieff, Health of the Mental Health Legislation Branch (by videoconference).


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Michael Kirby, Chair

The Honourable Marjory LeBreton, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

*Austin, P.C., (or Rompkey, P.C.), Callbeck, Cook, Cordy, Fairbairn, P.C., Keon, Léger, *Lynch-Staunton, (or Kinsella), Morin, Robertson, Roche, Rossiter

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

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

The name of the Honourable Senator Kinsella was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Keon (May 5, 2004).

The name of the Honourable Senator Forrestall was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Robertson (May 5, 2004).

The name of the Honourable Senator Keon was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Kinsella (May 6, 2004).

The name of the Honourable Senator Robertson was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Forrestall (May 6, 2004).