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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 8
Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 11:04 a.m. to 1:02 p.m.
Robert Oliphant, Chair (Liberal)

• Chandra Arya for Marco Mendicino (Liberal)
• John Barlow for Hon. Erin O'Toole (Conservative)
• Cheryl Gallant for Larry Miller (Conservative)
• Adam Vaughan for Sven Spengemann (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Tanya Dupuis, Analyst
• Christine Morris, Analyst
As an individual
• R. Nicholas Carleton, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Regina
• Judith Pizarro Andersen, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Affiliated Faculty of Medicine; Director, Health Adaptation Research on Trauma Lab, University of Toronto
Veterans Transition Network
• Mike Dadson, Executive and Clinical Director
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
• Donna Ferguson, Psychologist, Work, Stress and Health Program
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.

Nicholas Carleton by videoconference from Regina, Saskatchewan, and Mike Dadson, by videoconference from Langley, British Colombia, made statements and answered questions.

At 11:48 a.m., Matthew Dubé took the Chair.

At 11:51 a.m., Robert Oliphant took the Chair.

At 12:05 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

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

Donna Ferguson, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, and Judith Pizarro Andersen made statements and answered questions.

On motion of Matthew Dubé, it was agreed, — That the budget in the amount of $38,700, for the Committee's study on Operational Stress Injuries and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Public Safety Officers and First responders be adopted.

At 1:02 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-Marie David
Clerk of the Committee