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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 29
Monday, September 26, 2022, 11:01 a.m. to 1:06 p.m.
Karen Vecchio, Chair (Conservative)

• Hon. Mike Lake for Dominique Vien (Conservative)
• Kristina Michaud for Andréanne Larouche (Bloc Québécois)
Library of Parliament
• Clare Annett, Analyst
• Dominique Montpetit, Analyst
As an individual
• Charlene Y. Senn, Canada Research Chair in Sexual Violence and Professor, University of Windsor
• Peter Szatmari, Senior Scientist and Director, Cundill Centre for Child and Youth Depression, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
• Simone Vigod, Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Women’s College Hospital
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
• Leslie Buckley, Chief, Addictions Division
• Daisy Singla, Independent Scientist
Children First Canada
• Sara Austin, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
• Mégane Jacques, Youth Representative, Youth Advisory Council, Young Canadians’ Parliament
• Rowena Pinto, President and Chief Executive Officer
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, the committee commenced its study of mental health of young women and girls.

Sara Austin, Mégane Jacques, Rowena Pinto, Simone Vigod, Peter Szatmari, Leslie Buckley, Daisy Singla and Charlene Senn made statements and answered questions.

At 12:33 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:37 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

The committee proceeded to give drafting instructions to the analysts for a draft report.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of the mental health of young women and girls, the committee hold three additional hearing meetings.

It was agreed, — That the clerk of the committee be authorized to provide access to the digital binder to the office of the whips of each recognized party.

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $39,050.00, for the study of the mental health of young women and girls, be adopted.

At 1:06 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Alexie Labelle
Clerk of the committee