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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 50
Thursday, May 4, 2023, 6:36 p.m. to 8:41 p.m.
Blake Richards, Vice-Chair (Conservative)

House of Commons
• Alexandre (Sacha) Vassiliev, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Jean-Rodrigue Paré, Analyst
As an individual
• Dr. Mary Beth MacLean, Consulting Research Associate
Atlas Institute for Veterans and Families
• MaryAnn Notarianni, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President, Knowledge Mobilization
• Dr. Sara Rodrigues, Director, Applied Research
Department of Veterans Affairs
• Dr. Cyd Courchesne, Chief Medical Officer
• Trudie MacKinnon, Acting Director General, Centralized Operations Division
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, October 3, 2022, the committee resumed its study of the experience of women Veterans.

Mary Beth MacLean, MaryAnn Notarianni, Sara Rodrigues and Cyd Courchesne made statements and, with Trudie MacKinnon, answered questions.


Luc Desilets moved, — That the committee invite for one hour the minister of National Defence to one meeting as part of the study of the experience of women Veterans.

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.


Darrell Samson moved, — That the committee ask the analyst to prepare a travel plan as part of the study on the experience of Women Veterans; and that this proposal would include options for places to visit, as well as possible witnesses and organizations that the committee could meet.

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

At 8:41 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Audrée Dallaire
Clerk of the committee