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

First Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2011-12

Chair: The Honourable KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE


Monday, December 10, 2012

Issue No. 29

First (final) meeting on:

Bill C-300, An Act respecting a Federal Framework for Suicide Prevention

INCLUDING:
THE EIGHTEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-300)


WITNESSES

Harold Albrecht, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga, sponsor of the bill.

Public Health Agency of Canada:

Marla Israel, A/Director General, Centre for Health Promotion.

Health Canada:

Kathy Langlois, A/Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch.

Mood Disorders Society of Canada:

Philip Upshall, National Executive Director.

Kids Help Phone:

Alisa Simon, Vice President, Counselling Services and Program.

Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health:

Kimberley Wilson, Executive director.

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention:

Dr. Alex Drossos, Board Member.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Chair

The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Cordy, *Cowan (or Tardif), Duffy, Dyck, Enverga, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Carignan), Maltais, Martin, Merchant, Munson, Seidman, Seth

* Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Maltais replaced the Honourable Senator Verner, P.C. (December 10, 2012).

The Honourable Senator Duffy replaced the Honourable Senator Eaton (December 10, 2012).