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Proceedings of the Subcommittee on
Veterans Affairs

Issue No. 11 - Minutes of Proceedings - March 21, 2018

OTTAWA, Wednesday, March 21, 2018


The Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs met this day at 12:02 p.m., in room 2, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Jean-Guy Dagenais, presiding.

Members of the subcommittee present: The Honourable Senators Boniface, Dagenais, McIntyre and Richards (4).

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

In attendance: Isabelle Lafontaine-Emond, Analyst, 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 Monday, February 1, 2016, 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 subcommittee, Issue No. 2.)


The Honourable Seamus O'Regan, P.C., M.P., Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence.


Veterans Affairs Canada:

General (Ret'd) W. J. Natynczyk, Deputy Minister.

The chair made a statement.

The minister made a statement and, together with General Natynczyk, answered questions.

At 1:20 p.m., the subcommittee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Adam Thompson
Clerk of the Subcommittee