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Public Proceedings

Webcast Violence: understanding mass casualties and the role of gender-based and intimate partner violence

July 14, 2022 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Primary site location:

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
1919 Upper Water St
Halifax, NS

We will update this page and our calendar as more details become available.

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To listen to live audio from the proceedings, call 1-877-385-4099 (toll-free) and enter code 1742076, followed by the # sign.

Webcast


Agenda

  • Roundtable: Prediction and Prevention of Mass Casualty Events
    • Professor Benjamin Berger: Professor and York Research Chair in Pluralism and Public Law at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
    • Dr. Myrna Lashley: Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University
    • Professor Nikolas Rose: Former Professor of Sociology and the founding Head of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at King’s College London
    • Professor George Szmukler: Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry and Society, King’s College London
    • Robert S. Wright: Acting Executive Director, African Nova Scotian Justice Institute
  • Roundtable: Definitions and Psychology/Sociology of Perpetrators of Mass Casualty Events
    • Tristan Bridges: Associate Professor and Vice Chair of the Sociology Department and Faculty Affiliate with the Feminist Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara
    • Professor David C Hofmann: Associate Professor of Sociology and the Director of the Criminology and Criminal Justice Program at the University of New Brunswick
    • Dr. Angelique Jenney: Associate Professor and the Wood’s Home Research Chair in Children’s Mental Health in the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary
    • Tara Leigh Tober: Lecturer in the Sociology Department at the University California, Santa Barbara

Note

  • Foundational Documents will be posted to our website as they are entered into evidence during the proceedings.
  • The Commission will work to have source material posted within two business days of marking it as an exhibit during proceedings although in rare instances there may be further delays.
  • If links within the Foundational Document are taking you to a page that states “Page not found or document unavailable,” it means they are not yet posted to the website.
  • All timing, agendas, format and schedules are subject to change and will be updated here as required.

Transcript

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