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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

First Session, Thirty-eighth Parliament, 2004-05

Chair: The Honourable A. RAYNELL ANDREYCHUK


Thursday, June 16, 2005

Issue No. 19

Twentieth and twenty-first meetings on:

The rights and freedoms of children


WITNESSES:

Morning Meeting

Office of the Ombudsman of Nova Scotia:

Christine Brennan, Supervisor of Youth and Senior Services;

Sonia Ferrara, Ombudsman Representative of Youth and Senior Services.

Dalhousie Law School:

Professor Wayne MacKay.

IWK Health Centre:

Dr. Douglas McMillan, Professor of Pediatrics;

Jane Mealey, Vice-President, Children's Health;

Anne Cogdon, Director for Primary Health;

Dr. Ryan Thompson, MHSA Resident.

Afternoon Meeting

Child Care Connections Nova Scotia:

Elaine Ferguson, Executive Director.

Government of Nova Scotia

Family and Children's Services:

George Savoury, Senior Director.

Department of Education:

Ann Power, Director, Student Services Division;

Don Glover, Consultant, Student Services Division.

Department of Justice:

Fred Honsberger, Executive Director, Correctional Services.

Department of Health:

Linda Smith, Executive Director, Mental Health, Child Health and Addiction Treatment Services.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Chair

The Honourable Landon Pearson, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

*Austin, P.C. (or Rompkey, P.C.), Baker, P.C., Carstairs, P.C., Ferretti Barth, *Kinsella (or Stratton), LeBreton, Losier-Cool, Oliver, Poy

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)