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Meeting No. 10

Thursday, June 6, 2002

The Sub-Committee on Veterans Affairs of the Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs met in camera at 9:10 a.m. this day, in Room 307, West Block, the Chair, Colleen Beaumier, presiding.

Members of the Sub-Committee present: Roy Bailey, Colleen Beaumier, Elsie Wayne, Bob Wood.

Acting Member present: Claude Bachand for Louis Plamondon.

In attendance: From the Parliamentary Research Branch of the Library of Parliament: Wolf Koerner; Michel Rossignol, Research Officers.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Sub-Committee resumed consideration of its study on Long-Term Care for Veterans.

The Sub-Committee proceeded to the consideration of a draft interim report on Long-Term Care for Veterans: The West Coast Crisis.

It was agreed, --That the Draft Report, as amended, be concurred in as the First Report of the Sub-Committee and that the Chair or her designate be authorized to present it to the Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs at the earliest possibility.

It was agreed, --That, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Sub-Committee recommends that the Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs request that the government table a comprehensive response to this report within one hundred and twenty (120) days.

It was agreed, --That the Chair be authorized to make such typographical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the Report.

At 9:20 a.m., the Sub-Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Diane Deschamps

Clerk of the Sub-Committee