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

First Session,Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2006-07

Chair: The Honourable ART EGGLETON, P.C.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Thursday, June 14, 2007

Issue No. 25

Fifth and sixth meetings on:

The impact of the multiple factors and conditions that contribute to the health of Canada's populations — known collectively as the social determinants of health


Current social issues pertaining to Canada's largest cities
(To study the subjects of poverty, housing and homelessness and refer the evidence to the two subcommittees)

Seventh meeting on:

The future of literacy programs in Canada


Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Downtown Eastside Residents Association:

Kim Kerr, Director;

Anna Hunter, Advocate.

Vibrant Communities Saint John (VCSJ):

Tom Gribbons, Chairperson;

Kurt Peacock, Researcher.

Thursday, June 14, 2007

United Way of Greater Toronto:

Jan Donio, Vice President Information Services and Operational Change Management.

Centraide of Greater Montreal:

Michèle Thibodeau-Deguire, President and Executive Director.


The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Chair

The Honourable Wilbert J. Keon, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Callbeck, Champagne, P.C., Cochrane, Cook, Cordy, Fairbairn, P.C., *Hervieux-Payette, P.C. (or Tardif), *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Munson, Nancy Ruth, Pépin, Trenholme Counsell

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)