Skip to content
SOCI - Standing Committee

Social Affairs, Science and Technology

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

First Session, Thirty-eighth Parliament, 2004-05

Chair: The Honourable MICHAEL KIRBY

Wednesday, December 1, 2004 (in camera)
Wednesday, February 2, 2005 (in camera)
Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Issue No. 5

Second, third, fourth and fifth meetings on:

Mental health and mental illness

(Budget of the Committee)


Tuesday, February 15, 2005 — morning meeting

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health:

Diana Capponi.

As individuals:

Pat Capponi;

Darrell C. Powell.

Consumer /Survivor Information Resource Centre:

Helen Hook, Coordinator.

Panel: As individuals:

Norrah Whitney;

Carolyn Mayeur.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health:

Betty Miller, Coordinator of the Family Council.

Tuesday, February 15, 2005 — afternoon meeting

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care:

Carrie Hayward, Acting Director, Mental Health and Addiction Branch;

Doug Dixon, Senior Program Analyst, Mental Health and Addiction Branch.

Ontario Council of Alternative Businesses:

Becky McFarlane, Partnership Coordinator.

Empowerment Council:

Jennifer Chambers, Coordinator.

From The Dream Team:

Phillip Dufresne, Member;

Linda Chamberlain, Member;

Mark Shapiro, Member.

The Gerstein Centre:

Dr. Reva Gerstein, Founding Chair;

Paul Quinn, Director.

As an individuals

David Reville.

From the Heart Committee:

Douglas Millstone, Family Law Lawyer;

Patricia Commins, Retired Teacher;

Michael Flaxman, Volunteer.


Neil McQuaid;

Allan Strong, Resource Centre Coordinator, Self-Help Alliance;

Adrienne Magennis;

Richard Casey;

Graham Crushing;

Richard Smith;

Roslyn Durdy.


The Honourable Michael Kirby, Chair

The Honourable Wilbert J. Keon, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

*Austin, P.C. (or Rompkey, P.C.), Callbeck, Cochrane, Cook, Cordy, Fairbairn, P.C., Gill, Johnson, LeBreton, *Kinsella (or Stratton), Pépin, Trenholme Counsell

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

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

The Honourable Senator Morin retired from the Senate (November 28, 2004).

The name of the Honourable Senator Trenholme Counsell was added to the list of members (November 29, 2004).

Back to top