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, June 8, 2005

Issue No. 20

Twenty-ninth meeting on:

Mental health and mental illness


Simon Fraser University:

Charmaine Spencer, Gerontology Research Centre and Department of Gerontology.

Vancouver General Hospital:

Dr. Martha Donnelly, Head, Division of Community Geriatrics.

British Columbia Psychogeriatric Association:

Penny MacCourt.

Vancouver Coastal Health Association:

Robena Sirett, Manager, Older Persons Adult Mental Health Services.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health:

Jennifer Barr, Education and Publishing Consultant;

Margaret Flower, Clinical Counsellor.

Older Persons Mental Health and Addictions Network of Ontario:

Suzanne Crawford, Program Manager.

Canadian Coalition for Senior's Mental Health:

Faith Malach, Executive Director.

Providence Health Care:

Dr. Elizabeth J. Drance, Geriatric Psychiatrist; Physician Program Director for Elder Care.

Vancouver Island Health Authority:

Ken Moselle, Manager, Performance Standards and Monitoring, Mental Health and Addiction Services.


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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