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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 83
Thursday, February 1, 2018, 3:33 p.m. to 5:22 p.m.
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)


Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
Government of Saskatchewan
• Glennis Bihun, Executive Director and Inspector, Court Offices, Court Services, Ministry of Justice
• Warren F. Miller, Sheriff and Local Registrar, Queen's Bench Court, Court Services, Ministry of Justice
Criminal Lawyers' Association
• Breese Davies, Vice-President
• Vanessa MacDonnell, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section, University of Ottawa
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
• Katy Kamkar, Clinical Psychologist
Mental Health Commission of Canada
• Micheal Pietrus, Director, Mental Health First Aid Canada and Opening Minds
• Michel Rodrigue, Vice-President, Organizational Performance and Public Affairs
As an individual
• Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Professor, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences, Charles Sturt University
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, June 8, 2017, the Committee resumed its study of counselling and other mental health supports for jurors.

Warren F. Miller, by videoconference from Regina, Saskatchewan, Jane Goodman-Delahunty, by videoconference from Manly, Australia, Katy Kamkar, Breese Davies, Vanessa MacDonnell and Michel Rodrigue made statements and, with Glennis Bihun, by videoconference from Regina, Saskatchewan, and Michael Pietrus, answered questions.

At 5:22 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Julie Geoffrion
Clerk of the Committee