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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 14
Thursday, May 5, 2016, 11:03 a.m. to 12:55 p.m.
Robert Oliphant, Chair (Liberal)

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• Tanya Dupuis, Analyst
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research
• Alice Aiken, Director
As an individual
• Paul Frewen, Professor, Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, University of Western Ontario
• Zul Merali, President and Chief Executive Officer, Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research and The Canadian Depression Research and Intervention Network
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on February 25, 2016, the Committee resumed its study on Operational Stress Injuries and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Public Safety Officers and First Responders.

Zul Merali and Alice Aiken made statements and answered questions.

At 11:50 a.m., Larry Miller took the Chair.

At 11:53 a.m., Robert Oliphant took the Chair.

At 12:04 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:08 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Paul Frewen, by videoconference from London, Ontario, made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

On motion of Pam Damoff, it was agreed, — That the Committee wishes to thank the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Government Operations Centre, and all the staff for their response in Fort McMurray.

At 12:55 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-Marie David
Clerk of the Committee