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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 20
Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 3:36 p.m. to 5:26 p.m.
Presiding
Andy Fillmore, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Eric Janse, Clerk Assistant
• Ian McDonald, Principal Clerk
• Grant McLaughlin, Procedural Clerk
 
Library of Parliament
• Sara Fryer, Analyst
• Marcus Pistor, Analyst
• Tonina Simeone, Analyst
As an individual
• Dr. Cornelia Wieman, Consultant Psychiatrist
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on April 12, 2016, the Committee resumed its study of suicide among Indigenous peoples and communities.

Dr. Cornelia Wieman, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, made a statement and answered questions.

At 4:36 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:38 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

Ian McDonald, Eric Janse and Marcus Pistor made statements and answered questions.

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $20,000, for the study of suicide among Indigenous peoples and communities, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of suicide among Indigenous peoples and communities, the proposed budget in the amount of $98,995.60 for the Committee’s travel to Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Northern Ontario during Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 be adopted and that the Chair present the said budget to the Subcommittee on Committee Budgets of the Liaison Committee.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of suicide among Indigenous peoples and communities, the proposed budget in the amount of $89,747.60 for the Committee’s travel to Nunavut and Quebec during Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 be adopted and that the Chair present the said budget to the Subcommittee on Committee Budgets of the Liaison Committee.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of suicide among Indigenous peoples and communities, the proposed budget in the amount of $110,289.20 for the Committee’s travel to British Columbia and Northwest Territories during Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 be adopted and that the Chair present the said budget to the Subcommittee on Committee Budgets of the Liaison Committee.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of suicide among Indigenous peoples and communities, the proposed budget in the amount of $57,922.20 for the Committee’s travel to Labrador, Quebec and Nova Scotia during Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 be adopted and that the Chair present the said budget to the Subcommittee on Committee Budgets of the Liaison Committee.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of suicide among Indigenous peoples and communities, the Committee proceed with a survey-style e-consultation for targeted groups such as Health Canada officials; and that it solicit briefs and/or free text answers from the general public.

At 5:26 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Michelle Legault
Clerk of the Committee