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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

Tuesday, June 7, 2005

Issue No. 19

Twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth meetings on:

Mental health and mental illness


Tuesday, June 7, 2005 (morning meeting)

Mood Disorders Association of British Columbia:

Rennie Hoffman, Board Member, Treasurer.

Families for Early Autism Treatment:

Dr. Sabrina Freeman, Executive Director.

Providence Health Care:

Dr. Kristin Sivertz, Physician Director, Mental Health Program and Head of the Department of Psychiatry;

Dr. Alan Burgman, Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, University of Columbia.

Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of British Columbia:

Ian Ross, Executive Director.

Office of the Correctional Investigator Canada:

Howard Sapers, Correctional Investigator of Canada;

Nathalie Neault, Director of Investigations.

Tuesday, June 7, 2005 (afternoon meeting)

Schizophrenia Digest:

William MacPhee, Founder and Publisher.

As individuals:

Rafe Mair, Journalist;

Svend Robinson, Former Member of Parliament.

As walk-ons:

BC Alliance for Accountable Mental health and Addictions Services:

John Russell, Chair.

Vancouver Island Health Authority:

Dr. Robert Miller, Chief of Psychiatry, Medical Program Director.


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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