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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 5
Thursday, February 25, 2016, 11:01 a.m. to 12:44 p.m.
In Camera
Presiding
Robert Oliphant, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Tanya Dupuis, Analyst
• Holly Porteous, Analyst
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That the Committee invite the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness to appear on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, accompanied by the heads of agencies under his responsibility for the Committee’s study of the Supplementary Estimates (C); that, if the Minister is not available to appear on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, he be instead invited to appear on Thursday, March 10, 2016.

At 11:51 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:04 p.m., the sitting resumed.

It was agreed, — That the Committee’s general work plan for its future meetings be as follows: Supplementary Estimates (C), a study on Operational Stress Injuries and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in public safety officers and first responders, a study on radicalization and anti-radicalization in Canada, a study on the no-fly list, a study on Cyber Security, a study on First Nations in the prison system and a study on solitary confinement; with the understanding that no priority has yet been set between the study on radicalization and anti-radicalization and the study on the no-fly list; and with the understanding that the Committee may modify this work plan in the future.

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108 (2) the Committee undertake a study on the issue of Operational Stress Injuries and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in public safety officers and first responders, including prevention, education, intervention and recovery; that witnesses such as those who are community organization leaders, academics, and official experts be invited to speak on the issue of Operational Stress Injuries in public safety officers and first responders; that the Committee make recommendations for a National Occupational Stress Injury Strategy, and; that it report its findings to the House.

At 12:44 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Jean-Marie David
Clerk of the Committee