Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry:
Rural poverty in Canada

The Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry has been conducting hearings on rural poverty. Dr. Raymond Pong was one of the expert witnesses invited by the Committee to prepare a written submission and to appear before the Committee. Dr. Pong's submission and presentation focused on rural health and poverty. The written submission appears as follows:

Rural Poverty and Health: What Do We Know?

Issue 28 - Transcript of Proceedings - May 29, 2007
Raymond Pong
Research Director
Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research
Laurentian University

Standing Senate Committee's Hearings on Rural Poverty

Here are other health-related proceedings:

Issue 24 - Transcript of Proceedings - May 3, 2007
Public Health Agency of Canada:
Dr. David Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer;
Marie DesMeules, Director of the Evidence and Risk Assessment Division,
Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
Canadian Institute for Health Information:
Jennifer Zelmer, Vice President, Research and Analysis;
Elizabeth Gyorfi-Dyke, Director, Canadian Population Health Initiative

Issue 22 - Transcript of Proceedings - March 30, 2007
Country Roads Community Health Centre:
Jen Bergman, Health Promoter;
Sue MacLatchie, Vice-Chair, Board
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit:
Dianne Oickle, Registered Dietician and Public Health Nutritionist
Perth Connections, Lanark Health and Community Services:
Sandy Prentice, Home Visitor and Playgroup Organizer, Community Action Program for Children

Issue 21 - Transcript of Proceedings - March 29, 2007
The Ontario Rural Council:
Harold Flaming, Executive Director

Issue 21 - Transcript of Proceedings - March 22, 2007
Society of Rural Physicians of Canada:
Dr. Keith MacLellan, Past President

Issue 20 - Transcript of Proceedings - March 9, 2007
South Eastman Health:
Dr. Jan Roberts, Medical Officer of Health

Issue 19 - Transcript of Proceedings - March 5, 2007
BC Healthy Communities:
Theresa Healy, Facilitator, Northern Region, BC Healthy Communities, and Adjunct Professor, Department of Gender Studies and the School of Environmental Planning, University of Northern British Columbia

Issue 11 - Transcript of Proceedings - November 23, 2006
Diane Martz, Research Manager, Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence