Proceedings of the Subcommittee on
Issue No. 5 - Minutes of Proceedings - May 18, 2016 (12:05 p.m meeting)
OTTAWA, Wednesday, May 18, 2016
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 2, Victoria
Building, the chair, the Honourable Joseph A. Day, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Day, Lang
and White (3).
In attendance: Isabelle Lafontaine-Emond and Jean-Rodrigue Paré,
Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament
Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Tuesday May 3,
2016, and delegated to the subcommittee on Wednesday May 4, 2016, by the
Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence, the subcommittee
began its examination of 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.
Veterans Affairs Canada:
Faith McIntyre, Director General, Policy and Research Division.
The chair made a statement.
Ms. McIntyre made a statement and answered questions.
At 12:58 p.m., the subcommittee adjourned to the call of the chair.