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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 65
Thursday, October 19, 2023, 3:37 p.m. to 5:35 p.m.
Emmanuel Dubourg, Chair (Liberal)

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• Jean-Rodrigue Paré, Analyst
• Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence
Department of Veterans Affairs
• Steven Harris, Assistant Deputy Minister, Service Delivery Branch
• Sara Lantz, Assistant Deputy Minister, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Services
• Paul Ledwell, Deputy Minister
• Amy Meunier, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy and Commemoration
• Pierre Tessier, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy, Planning and Performance Branch
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, the committee resumed a briefing with the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Department Officials.

The Minister made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

Luc Desilets gave notice of the following motion:

That, after hearing from the Minister of Veterans Affairs, Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor, and the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Hon. Pascale St-Onge, regarding the controversy surrounding the competition and awarding of the contract for the design of the National Monument to Canada’s Mission in Afghanistan, the Committee invite representatives from Daoust and from Leger to appear at a subsequent meeting for one hour each.

At 5:35 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Clerk of the committee