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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 100
Thursday, November 22, 2018, 3:30 p.m. to 5:32 p.m.
Neil R. Ellis, Chair (Liberal)

• René Arseneault for Shaun Chen (Liberal)
• Ben Lobb for Phil McColeman (Conservative)
• Don Rusnak for Darrell Samson (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Jean-Rodrigue Paré, Analyst
Royal Canadian Legion
• Raymond McInnis, Director, Veterans Services, Dominion Command
• Dave Gordon, Homeless Veterans Representative, Dominion Command
VETS Canada
• Debbie Lowther, Chair and Co-founder
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of homeless veterans.

Debbie Lowther and Raymond McInnis made statements and, with Dave Gordon, answered questions.

At 4:29 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:32 p.m., the sitting resumed.

As individuals
• Dr. Jason Busse, Associate Professor, McMaster University
• Jacob Cohen, M.Sc. Student and Combat Veteran (Honourable discharge), Department of Pharmacology and Psychiatry, University of Saskatchewan
• Dr. Yanbo Zhang, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry Department, University of Saskatchewan
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, November 9, 2017, the Committee resumed its study of medical cannabis and veterans’ well-being.

Jason Busse, by videoconference from Hamilton, Ontario, Yanbo Zhang and Jacob Cohen made statements and answered questions.

At 5:32 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Karine Parenteau
Clerk of the Committee