Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

Report of the committee

Thursday, October 6, 2016

The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology has the honour to present its

FOURTH REPORT

Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, to examine and report on the issue of dementia in our society, respectfully requests funds for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, and requests, for the purpose of such study, that it be empowered to engage the services of such counsel, technical, clerical and other personnel as may be necessary.

Pursuant to Chapter 3:06, section 2(1)(c) of the Senate Administrative Rules, the budget submitted to the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration and the report thereon of that committee are appended to this report.

Respectfully submitted,

KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE

Chair

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STANDING SENATE COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL AFFAIRS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Study on the issue of dementia in our society

APPLICATION FOR BUDGET AUTHORIZATION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2017

Extract from the Journals of the Senate of Tuesday, February 23, 2016:

The Honourable Senator Ogilvie moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Patterson:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology be authorized to examine and report on the issue of dementia in our society;

That the committee review programs and services for people with dementia, the gaps that exist in meeting the needs of patients and their families, as well as the implications for future service delivery as the population ages;

That the committee review strategies on dementia implemented in other countries;

That the committee consider the appropriate role of the federal government in helping Canadians with dementia;

That the committee submit its final report no later than January 31, 2017, and that the Committee retain all powers necessary to publicize its findings until 180 days after the tabling of the final report.

After debate,

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

Charles Robert

Clerk of the Senate

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SUMMARY OF BUDGET

General Expenses$7000
TOTAL$7000

The above budget was approved by the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology on Thursday, September 29, 2016.

The undersigned or an alternate will be in attendance on the date that this budget is considered.












Date
Président du Comité sénatorial permanent des affaires sociales, des sciences et de la technologie
KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE
Chair, Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology











Date
Président du Comité permanent de la régie interne, des budgets et de l’administration
LEO HOUSAKOS
Chair, Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration

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STANDING SENATE COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL AFFAIRS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Study on the issue of dementia in our society

EXPLANATION OF BUDGET ITEMS APPLICATION FOR BUDGET AUTHORIZATION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2017

GENERAL EXPENSES







PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER SERVICES










CONSULTANTS


1.
Communications consultant - Graphic Design (0303)6,000

Sub-total
$6,000







ALL OTHER EXPENDITURES










PRINTING


2.
Printing (0321)1,000

Sub-total
$1,000







Total of General Expenses
$7,000

The Senate Administration has reviewed this budget application.












Date
Blair Armitage, Principal Clerk,
Committees Directorate











Date
Nathalie Charpentier, Comptroller,
Finance and Procurement Directorate

APPENDIX (B) TO THE REPORT

Thursday, October 6, 2016

The Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration has examined the budget presented to it by the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology for the proposed expenditures of the said committee for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, for the purpose of examining and reporting on the issue of dementia in our society, as authorized by the Senate on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. The approved budget is as follows:

General Expenses
$7,000
TOTAL

$7,000

Respectfully submitted,

LEO HOUSAKOS

Chair