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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 42
Monday, February 13, 2017, 3:31 p.m. to 5:13 p.m.
Neil R. Ellis, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Andrew Lauzon, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Jean-Rodrigue Paré, Analyst
The LifeLine Canada Foundation
• Liane Weber, Chief Executive Officer, Companion Paws Canada
Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
• Shelley Hale, Director, Operational Stress Injury Clinic
• Zul Merali, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Royal's Institute of Mental Health Research
Mental Health Commission of Canada
• Louise Bradley, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Ed Mantler, Vice President, Programs and Priorities
Mission Butterfly Inc.
• John Champion, Vice-Chair
• Dr. Celeste Thirlwell, Psychiatrist, Executive Health Team
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, September 29, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of mental health and suicide prevention among veterans.

Liane Weber, by videoconference from West Kelowna, British Columbia, Shelley Hale, Zul Merali, Louise Bradley, Ed Mantler, John Champion, and Dr. Celeste Thirlwell, made statements and answered questions.

At 5:13 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Patrick Williams
Clerk of the Committee