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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 33
Monday, October 17, 2022, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Karen Vecchio, Chair (Conservative)

Library of Parliament
• Clare Annett, Analyst
• Dominique Montpetit, Analyst
ABRAR Trauma and Mental Health Services
• Abrar Mechmechia, Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Mental Health Counsellor
As an individual
• Tracie O. Afifi, Professor, University of Manitoba
BC Children’s Hospital
• Jennifer Coelho, Psychologist, Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program
Canadian Mental Health Association - National
• Sarah Kennell, National Director, Public Policy
Mental Health Commission of Canada
• Michel Rodrigue, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Shaleen Jones, Executive Director, Eating Disorders Nova Scotia
• Mary Bartram, Director, Policy
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, the committee resumed its study of mental health of young women and girls.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of human trafficking of women, girls, and gender-diverse individuals, witness lists be submitted to the committee clerk no later than Friday, October 28, 2022.

Abrar Mechmechia, Tracie Afifi, Jennifer Coelho, Sarah Kennell, Michel Rodrigue, Mary Bartram and Shaleen Jones made statements and answered questions.

At 1:00 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Alexie Labelle
Clerk of the committee