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Health  Mr. Speaker, I will just thank him for his advocacy now. All people in Canada deserve access to critical mental health resources. Yesterday, I was able to announce $2 million for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health to help develop resources to assist distress centres in

April 26th, 2022House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his ongoing advocacy. Our hearts are with the families of all those people we have lost to suicide. As members know, we have asked the CRTC to be expeditious in getting this work done, including for persons with disabilities. It means we are w

April 25th, 2022House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

The Opioid Crisis in Canada  Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his passion and for the private member's bill that he has now tabled, which we will be able to work on together. I look forward to being able to work on these things, particularly safe supply, as he knows. At this moment, the public prosecution

February 8th, 2022House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

The Opioid Crisis in Canada  Mr. Speaker, that could not be further from the truth. My very first trip was to go and learn from the people doing this life-saving work every day in Vancouver and to listen to people with lived experiences. What they are saying is that we have to move forward on safe supply. We

February 8th, 2022House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

The Opioid Crisis in Canada  moved: That this committee take note of the opioid crisis in Canada. Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Yukon. I join you today from the traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the Credit, where we honour all indigenous peoples who paddled th

February 8th, 2022House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, like the member opposite, our government recognizes that problematic substance use is a health issue. We are working very hard to divert people who use drugs away from the criminal justice system. The Public Prosecution Service of Canada issued guidance stating that

February 3rd, 2022House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Alexa McDonough  Mr. Speaker, I join today from the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit as we gather in the House of Commons of Canada to celebrate the life of our trail-blazing, courageous and compassionate former colleague, Alexa McDonough. Our hearts are with her family and

January 31st, 2022House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, I think that the Integrated Youth Services is probably the furthest along in our quest for national standards on mental health and wraparound services that wrap around each young person with their unique needs. I am very excited for places like Foundry in British Col

December 13th, 2021House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his ongoing advocacy for mental health. The three-digit number will be a very important asset as we go forward. It is, as members know, being reviewed by the CRTC, but we need to make sure that when people call that number, it is hooked up to t

December 13th, 2021House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act  moved that Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, be read the second time and referred to a committee.

December 13th, 2021House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, our government supports a national three-digit hotline for Canadians in crisis, and I thank the member for Cariboo—Prince George for his tireless advocacy on this issue. The CRTC is currently considering public input from consultations that concluded on September 1.

December 7th, 2021House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his extensive work on this issue as medical officer of health for the Yukon and for joining me last week for the discussions with Yukon ministers and first nations leadership. Our hearts are with the families, loved ones and communities of tho

December 7th, 2021House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Justice  Mr. Speaker, I congratulate the member on his election to the House. Our government will do anything it takes to save lives and reduce the harms of the worsening toxic drug supply in opioid and overdose crisis. On the section 56 exemption from British Columbia, as well as Vancou

December 6th, 2021House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, our government recognizes that substance use is a health issue. We are looking at ways to divert people who use drugs away from the criminal justice system and toward supportive and trusted relationships. We will carefully review any request to decriminalize the pers

December 6th, 2021House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, this government has always known that this was a discriminatory practice and it was up to the scientists and Canadian Blood Services to take this decision. We are very grateful to them for this proposal and we look forward to giving an answer in due course.

November 26th, 2021House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal