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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 69
Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 3:39 p.m. to 5:33 p.m.
Bryan May, Chair (Liberal)


• Ted Falk for Hon. Steven Blaney (Conservative)
• Terry Sheehan for Dan Ruimy (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Elizabeth Cahill, Analyst
• Mayra Perez-Leclerc, Analyst
As an individual
• Birgit Pianosi, Associate Professor, Gerontology Department, Huntington and Laurentian Universities
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions
• Linda Silas, President
Dying Healed
• Natalie Sonnen, Executive Director
National Association of Friendship Centres
• Vera Pawis Tabobondung, Senator
• Sonya Howard, Policy Officer
Seniors First BC
• Kevin Smith, Representative
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, May 4, 2017, the Committee resumed its study of advancing inclusion and quality of life for Canadian seniors.

Natalie Sonnen, by videoconference from Chilliwack, British Columbia, Kevin Smith, by videoconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, Birgit Pianosi, Linda Silas and Vera Pawis-Tabobondung made statements and answered questions.

At 5:13 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:15 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of advancing inclusion and quality of life for Canadian seniors, the deadline to submit a brief be extended until Friday, November 10, 2017.

At 5:33 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Stephanie Feldman
Clerk of the Committee