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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 45
Thursday, February 16, 2017, 8:45 a.m. to 10:46 a.m.
Presiding
Hon. MaryAnn Mihychuk, Chair (Liberal)

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• Sara Fryer, Analyst
• Norah Kielland, Analyst
First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada
• Cindy Blackstock, Executive Director
Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Alberta
• Del Graff, Child and Youth Advocate
Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region
• Dr. James Irvine, Medical Health Officer
• Denise Legebokoff, Director, Mental Health and Addictions
• David Watts, Executive Director, Integrated Health
Indigenous Health Alliance
• Dr. Alika Lafontaine, Collaborative Team Lead
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.

Del Graff and Cindy Blackstock made statements and answered questions.

At 9:47 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:55 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Dr. James Irvine, by videoconference from La Ronge, Saskatchewan, and Dr. Alika Lafontaine, by videoconference from Grande Prairie, Alberta, made statements and, with David Watts, by videoconference from La Ronge, Saskatchewan, answered questions.

At 10:45 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Grant McLaughlin
Clerk of the Committee