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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 67
Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 8:50 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
In Camera
Neil R. Ellis, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Jean-Rodrigue Paré, Analyst
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That, notwithstanding the Committee routine motion on staff and members attending in camera proceedings, adopted on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, a parliamentary intern be permitted to attend all the in camera portion of the meetings until the end of December.

It was agreed, — That the Seventh Report from the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure, which read as follows, be concurred in:

Your Subcommittee met on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, to consider the business of the Committee and agreed to make the following recommendations:

  1. That, on Tuesday, November 28, and December 12, 2017, the Committee study a draft report in relation to its comparative study of services to veterans in other jurisdictions and that Thursday, December 7, 2017, remain available if an additional meeting is requested or required.
  2. That, on Thursday, November 30, 2017, the Committee study the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18; that the Minister of Veterans Affairs and department officials be invited to appear for the first hour; and that the department officials be invited to remain for the second hour.
  3. That, in relation to the study of barriers to transition and measurable outcomes of successful transition, members submit their prioritized witness lists to the Clerk of the Committee by Friday, December 1, 2017.
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, February 6, 2017, the Committee resumed its comparative study of services to veterans in other jurisdictions.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

At 10:45 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-Denis Kusion
Clerk of the Committee