Mr. D. S. Macdonald (Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Justice):
The Canadian Penitentiary Service employs 11 psychologists
and 1 physician on a full time basis.
The Service employs five psychiatrists, nine physicians and four dentists on a contract basis. These professionals are not required to work a certain number of hours, but to provide services as required.
Three psychiatrists and five dentists are employed on a part time basis and are required to work in penitentiaries on the basis of three hours per day for five days per week.
Subtopic: EMPLOYMENT OF PSYCHOLOGISTS, DOCTORS ETC. IN PENITENTIARIES