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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 136
Thursday, April 11, 2019, 3:28 p.m. to 5:11 p.m.
Stephen Fuhr, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Martin Auger, Analyst
• Katherine Simonds, Analyst
Department of National Defence
• LGen Paul Wynnyk, Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff
• LGen Charles Lamarre, Commander, Military Personnel Command
• Denise Preston, Executive Director, Sexual Misconduct Response Centre
• Cmdre Rebecca Patterson, Director General, Canadian Armed Forces Strategic Response Team – Sexual Misconduct
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of diversity within the Canadian Armed Forces.

Paul Wynnyk and Denise Preston made statements and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.


Cheryl Gallant moved, — That the Committee, as part of its study on Diversity in the Canadian Armed Forces, hold no fewer than three additional meetings regarding Operation HONOUR and that the findings be published in a separate report to be tabled in the House.

Debate arose thereon.

At 5:01 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:04 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Mark Gerretsen moved, — That the motion be amended by deleting the words “as part of its study on Diversity in the Canadian Armed Forces” and by adding after the words “three additional meetings” the following: “at the determination of the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure” .

At 5:11 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Naaman Sugrue
Committee Clerk