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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 6
Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 11:01 a.m. to 1:04 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Neil R. Ellis, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Jean-François Lafleur, Procedural Clerk
 
Library of Parliament
• Jean-Rodrigue Paré, Analyst
• Hon. Kent Hehr, P.C., M.P., Minister of Veterans Affairs
Department of Veterans Affairs
• Walter Natynczyk, Gen (Retired), Deputy Minister
• Bernard Butler, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy and Commemoration
• Michel Doiron, Assistant Deputy Minister, Service Delivery
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee proceeded to a briefing on the ministerial mandate.

• Hon. Kent Hehr, P.C., M.P., Minister of Veterans Affairs
Department of Veterans Affairs
• Walter Natynczyk, Gen (Retired), Deputy Minister
• Bernard Butler, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy and Commemoration
• Michel Doiron, Assistant Deputy Minister, Service Delivery
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Committee commenced consideration of the Main Estimates 2016-17: Votes 1 and 5 under Veterans Affairs, and Vote 1 under Veterans Review and Appeal Board, referred to the Committee on Tuesday, February 23, 2016.

The Chair called Vote 1 under Veterans Affairs.

The Minister made a statement and, with Walter Natynczyk, answered questions.

At 12:05 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:13 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Bernard Butler and Michel Doiron answered questions.

Vote 1 under Veterans Affairs carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 0.

The Chair called Vote 5 under Veterans Affairs.

Vote 5 under Veterans Affairs carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 0.

The Chair called Vote 1 under Veterans Review and Appeal Board.

Vote 1 under Veterans Review and Appeal Board carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 0.

ORDERED, — That the Chair report Votes 1 and 5 under Veterans Affairs, and Vote 1 under Veterans Review and Appeal Board, less the amounts voted in Interim Supply, to the House.

At 1:04 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Hugues La Rue
Clerk of the Committee