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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 7
Thursday, March 10, 2016, 11:09 a.m. to 1:05 p.m.
Robert Oliphant, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Tanya Dupuis, Analyst
• Holly Porteous, Analyst
Mental Health Commission of Canada
• Louise Bradley, President and Chief Executive Officer
As an individual
• Jitender Sareen, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba
Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
• Jakov Shlik, Clinical Director, Operational Stress Injury Clinic
Canadian Police Association
• Tom Stamatakis, President
Mood Disorders Society of Canada
• Philip Upshall, National Executive Director
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on February 25, 2016, the Committee commenced its study on the issue of Operational Stress Injuries and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Public Safety Officers and First Responders.

Jitender Sareen, by videoconference from Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Jakov Shlik, by videoconference from Ottawa, Ontario, made statements and answered questions.

At 12:06 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:09 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Tom Stamatakis, by videoconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, Louise Bradley and Phil Upshall, made statements and answered questions.

At 1:05 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-Marie David
Clerk of the Committee