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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

Thursday, February 17, 2005

Issue No. 7

Eighth meeting on:

Mental health and mental illness


Hong Fook Mental Health Association:

Raymond Chung, Executive Director.

Across Boundaries, Ethnoracial Mental Health Centre:

Martha Ocampo, Co-director.

As an individual:

Raymond Cheng.

Canadian Mental Health Association (Toronto Branch):

Steve Lurie, Executive Director.

Victorian Order of Nurses (VON):

Gordon Milak, VON Middlesex-Elgin.

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention:

Dr. Paul Links, President, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto.

Ontario Hospital Association:

Dr. Paul Garfinkel, Chair, Working Committee on Mental Health.

Schizophrenia Society of Canada:

Florence Budden, President-Elect.

Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Initiative:

Dr. Nick Kates, Chair.


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)

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