“Environment Canada Merron Proctor calls meeting to create horizontal policy influence on Health and Welfare”. Hull, 1986.,
Environment Canada policy official calls meeting to begin process of horizontal policy influence toward Health and Welfare. This was the first clear action toward the resolution of any issues by anyone at the federal level, in public service or politics. Memo invited Environment Canada's Brian O'Donnell, Alex Manson, Madeleine Ouellon, George Cornwall, Wally Zuk and consumers Stephanie Wells and Chris Brown.
“First federal money to persons with sensitivities”. Supply and Services Canada, Ottawa, 1987.,
Environment (McMillan) and SecState for Disabilities (Crombie) were first Ministers offices to publicly support, with money, Canadians with environmental sensitivities. Gary Gurbin, Merron Proctor, Elizabeth May and Nancy Lewand were some of the reasons.