Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Security and Defence
First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17-18
Chair: The Honourable GWEN BONIFACE
Monday, June 4, 2018
Issue No. 28
Bill C-211, An Act respecting a federal framework on post-traumatic stress disorder
Examine and report on Canada's national security and defence policies, practices, circumstances and capabilities
- Order of Reference
- Minutes of Proceedings - June 4, 2018
- Transcript (Evidence) of Proceedings - June 4, 2018
Todd Doherty, M.P., sponsor of the bill.
Public Health Agency of Canada:
Anna Romano, Director General, Centre for Health Promotion.
Public Safety Canada:
Stéphanie Durand, Director General, Policy and Outreach.
Veterans Affairs Canada:
Lina Carrese, Acting Director of Mental Health, Health Professionals Division.
National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces:
Colonel Rakesh Jetly, Senior Psychiatrist and Mental Health Advisor, Canadian Forces Health Services Group.
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions:
Linda Silas, President.
Canadian Psychological Association:
Dr. Patrick Baillie, President;
Dr. Karen Cohen, Chief Executive Officer.
Global Affairs Canada:
Larisa Galadza, Director General, Peace and Stabilization Operations Program.
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Gwen Boniface, Chair
The Honourable Jean-Guy Dagenais, Deputy Chair
The Honourable Mobina S.B. Jaffer, Deputy Chair
The Honourable Senators:
Bernard, Boisvenu, *Day (or Mercer), *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), (or Mitchell), McIntyre, McPhedran, Oh, Richards, *Smith (or Martin), *Woo (or Saint-Germain)
*Ex officio members
Changes in membership of the committee:
Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the order of the Senate of November 7, 2017, membership of the committee was amended as follows:
The Honourable Senator Bernard replaced the Honourable Senator Brazeau (June 4, 2018).
The Honourable Senator McIntyre replaced the Honourable Senator Doyle (June 1, 2018).