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THE STANDING SENATE COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL AFFAIRS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

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Extract from the Journals of the Senate of Tuesday, December 1, 2020:

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Housakos, seconded by the Honourable Senator Martin:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology be authorized to examine and report on the implementation and success of a federal framework on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by the Government of Canada as it relates to the four identified priority areas with a focus on data collection, that is, improved tracking of the rate of PTSD amongst first responders and its associated economic and social costs, when and if the committee is formed; and

That the committee submit its final report no later than February 28, 2021.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted on the following vote:

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

Ataullahjan, Batters, Bellemare, Beyak, Boniface, Brazeau, Busson, Campbell, Carignan, Cotter, Dalphond, Dawson, Frum, Gagné, Gold, Greene, Griffin, Harder, Housakos, Jaffer, Klyne, Kutcher, LaBoucane-Benson, Lankin, Loffreda, MacDonald, Manning, Marshall, Martin, Massicotte, McPhedran, Mercer, Mockler, Munson, Ngo, Oh, Patterson, Plett, Poirier, Ravalia, Richards, Seidman, Smith, Stewart Olsen, Wells, Wetston—46

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

Anderson, Bernard, Black (Alberta), Black (Ontario), Boehm, Bovey, Dagenais, Dasko, Dean, Downe, Duffy, Duncan, Dupuis, Forest, Hartling, McCallum, Omidvar, Simons, Tannas, Woo—20

ABSTENTIONS

The Honourable Senators

Cordy, Cormier, Coyle, Deacon (Nova Scotia), Deacon (Ontario), Forest-Niesing, Francis, Galvez, Marwah, Mégie, Miville-Dechêne, Moncion, Moodie, Pate, Ringuette, Saint-Germain—16

Richard Denis

Interim Clerk of the Senate