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Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs


Proceedings of the Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs

Issue 9 - Minutes of Proceedings - December 5, 2012

OTTAWA, Wednesday, December 5, 2012


The Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs of the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence met this day at 12:06 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, Maltais, Plett and Wallin (5).

In attendance: Martin Auger, 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. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 2.)


Wounded Warriors:

Philip Ralph, Secretary and Program Director;

Wayne Johnston, Founder and Fundraising Chair.

Mr. Ralph made a statement and together with Mr. Johnston, the witnesses answered questions.

At 12:53 p.m., the committee suspended.

At 12:55 p.m., pursuant to rule 12-16(1), the committee resumed in camera to consider a draft report.

It was agreed that senators' staff be permitted to remain in the room.

At 1:17 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Josée Thérien

Clerk of the Subcommittee

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