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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 144
Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 3:29 p.m. to 5:35 p.m.
Bill Casey, Chair (Liberal)

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• Karin Phillips, Analyst
Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians
• Dr. Alan Drummond, Co-Chair, Public Affairs Committee
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions
• Linda Silas, President
Canadian Support Workers Association
• Miranda Ferrier, President
Paramedic Chiefs of Canada
• Randy Mellow, President
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, the Committee commenced its study of violence faced by health care workers in hospitals, long-term care facilities and in home care settings.

Alan Drummond, Linda Silas, Miranda Ferrier, by videoconference from Guelph, Ontario, and Randy Mellow made statements and answered questions.

At 5:01 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:07 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That the work plan prepared by the analysts for the study of the level of fitness and physical activity of youth in Canada, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of violence faced by health care workers in hospitals, long-term care facilities and in home care settings, the Committee endeavour to report its findings and recommendations to the House; and that, should there not be enough time for a report before the summer adjournment, the Committee instead write a letter to the Minister of Health reporting on its recommendations and the testimony it has heard during this study.

At 5:35 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Alexandre Jacques
Clerk of the Committee