Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Issue No. 8 - Minutes of Proceedings - May 18, 2016
OTTAWA, Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology met
this day at 4:17 p.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable
Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Eggleton,
P.C., Frum, Nancy Ruth, Ogilvie, Raine, Seidman and Stewart Olsen (7).
In attendance: Sonya Norris, analyst, Parliamentary Information and
Research Services, Library of Parliament; Silvina Danesi, procedural clerk,
Senate Committees Directorate.
Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Tuesday, February
23, 2016, the committee continued its study on the issue of dementia in our
society. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the
committee, Issue No. 2.)
Ontario Dementia Advisory Group (ODAG):
Mary Beth Wighton, Board Member (by video conference);
Bill Heibein, Board Member;
Phyllis Fehr, Board Member;
Bea Kraayenhof, Board Member.
The chair made a statement.
Ms. Wighton made a statement and, together with Ms. Fehr, Mr. Heibein and Ms.
Kraayenhof, answered questions.
At 6:05 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.