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.


Shaila Anwar

Clerk of the Committee