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Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs


Proceedings of the Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs

Issue 2 - Minutes of Proceedings - October 26, 2011

OTTAWA, Wednesday, October 26, 2011


The Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs of the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence met this day at 12:05 p.m., in room 257, East Block, the chair, the Honourable Roméo Antonius Dallaire, presiding.

Members of the subcommittee present: The Honourable Senators Dallaire, Day, Plett and Nolin (4).

Other senator present: The Honourable Senator Manning (1).

In attendance: Jean-Rodrigue Paré, Analyst, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, and delegated on Monday, October 3, 2011 by the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence, the subcommittee continued its study on the services and benefits provided to members of the Canadian Forces; to veterans; to members and former members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and their families.



Colonel (Ret'd) W.G.S. Bill Sutherland, Chairman, National Board of Directors;

Captain(N) (Ret'd) Paul A. Guindon, Chairman, National Business Management Committee;

Colonel (Ret'd) J. Douglas Briscoe, Executive Director.

Colonel (Ret'd) Sutherland made a statement and, together with the other witnesses, answered questions.

At 1:07 p.m., the subcommittee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Josée Thérien

Clerk of the Subcommittee

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