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

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013-14-15

Chair: The Honourable KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE


Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Thursday, March 12, 2015

Issue No. 29

First and second meetings:

Bill S-208, An Act to establish the Canadian Commission on Mental Health and Justice

INCLUDING:
THE EIGHTEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Prescription Pharmaceuticals in Canada: Final Report)


WITNESSES

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The Honourable Senator James Cowan, sponsor of the bill.

Mental Health Commission of Canada:

Howard Chodos, Director, Mental Health Strategy for Canada;

Jennifer Vornbrock, Vice-president, Knowledge and Innovation.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health:

Lori Spadorcia, Vice-president, Communications and Partnerships.

Canadian Mental Health Association:

Peter Coleridge, National Chief Executive Officer;

Mark Ferdinand, National Director, Public Policy.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Correctional Service Canada:

Don Head, Commissioner.

Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada:

Howard Sapers, Correctional Investigator;

Ivan Zinger, Executive Director and General Counsel.

Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies:

Kim Pate, Executive Director (by video conference).

John Howard Society of Canada:

Catherine Latimer, Executive Director.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Chair

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

and

The Honourable Senators:

*Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Chaput, *Cowan (or Fraser), Enverga, Merchant, Munson, Nancy Ruth, Patterson, Raine, Seidman, Stewart Olsen, Wallace

*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 Patterson replaced the Honourable Senator Frum (March 11, 2015).

The Honourable Senator Frum replaced the Honourable Senator Beyak (March 11, 2015).

The Honourable Senator Beyak replaced the Honourable Senator Frum (March 10, 2015).

The Honourable Senator Chaput replaced the Honourable Senator Moore (February 26, 2015).


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