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Standing Committee on Health and Social Development

The Standing Committee on Health and Social Development is charged with matters concerning health, social programs, sport, seniors, justice and public safety, emergency measures, Indigenous affairs, Francophone and Acadian affairs, Status of Women, persons with disabilities, housing, charities, the Prince Edward Island Human Rights Commission, and other such matters relating to health and social development.


Committee Meetings
  • Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    • Standing Committee on Health and Social Development
      2:00 PM, Meeting # 2, Prince Edward Island Human Rights Commission
         Coles Building   -   Legislative Chamber
      Topic: The committee will meet to receive a briefing on the Prince Edward Island Human Rights Commission from John Rogers, Chair, and Brenda Picard, Q.C., Executive Director. Other presenters to be confirmed.

  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019
    • Standing Committee on Health and Social Development
      2:00 PM, Meeting # 3, Briefing related to Motion No. 1 (Wellness)
         Coles Building   -   Legislative Chamber
      Topic: The committee will begin its consideration of Motion No. 1 (Calling on the Legislative Assembly to refer wellness to the appropriate committee). The committee will receive a briefing from Dr. Heather Morrison, Chief Public Health Officer and Dr. David Sabapathy, Deputy Chief Public Health Officer.

  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019
    • Standing Committee on Health and Social Development
      2:00 PM, Meeting # 4, Housing
         Coles Building   -   Legislative Chamber
      Topic: The committee will meet to receive a briefing from the Department of Social Development and Housing on the topic of Housing in the province from: Hon. Ernie Hudson, Minister of Social Development and Housing; David Keedwell, Deputy Minister of Social Development and Housing; Sonya Cobb, Director of Housing Services; Patrick Davis, Financial Services Manager; Brad Binns, Research and Economic Analyst; and Cody Clinton, Policy Analyst.

  • Wednesday, October 9, 2019
    • Standing Committee on Health and Social Development
      2:00 PM, Meeting # 5, Disability Support Program
         Coles Building   -   Legislative Chamber
      Topic: The committee will meet to receive a briefing from the Department of Social Development and Housing on the Disability Support Program. Presenters include: Hon. Ernie Hudson, Minister of Social Development and Housing; Deborah Bradley, Assistant Deputy Minister of Social Development and Housing; Jennifer Burgess, Acting Director of Planning, Policy and Innovation; and Karen McCaffrey, Director of Social Programs. Other presenters may be confirmed.

  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019
    • Standing Committee on Health and Social Development
      2:00 PM, Meeting # 6, Chief Public Health Office - immunizations
         Coles Building   -   Legislative Chamber
      Topic: The committee will meet to receive a briefing from Dr. Heather Morrison, Chief Public Health Officer, on the topic of immunizations. Other presenters may be confirmed.

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Committee Reports

    Committee Clerk
          Emily Doiron
          902-368-5972
          emilydoiron@assembly.pe.ca
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