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Standing Senate Committee on
National Security and Defence

Proceedings of the Subcommittee on
Veterans Affairs

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16

Chair: The Honourable JOSEPH A. DAY

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 (in camera)

Issue No. 5

Seventh meeting:

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


First, second and third meetings:

The subject matter of those elements contained in Division 2 of Part 4 of Bill C-15, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2016 and other measures


Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Office of the Ombudsman for the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces:

Gary Walbourne, Ombudsman;

Robyn Hynes, Director General, Operations.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 (First Meeting)

Veterans Affairs Canada:

Faith McIntyre, Director General, Policy and Research Division.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 (Second Meeting)

Office of the Veterans Ombudsman:

Sharon Squire, Deputy Veterans Ombudsman and Executive Director of Operations.

Royal Canadian Legion:

Ray McInnis, Director, Service Bureau.

Equitas Society:

Brian McKenna, Veterans Council Representative (by video conference).


The Honourable Joseph A. Day, Chair

The Honourable Jean-Guy Dagenais, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

        Jaffer, Lang, White

(Quorum 3)