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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 74
Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 4:01 p.m. to 5:35 p.m.
Emmanuel Dubourg, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Jean-Rodrigue Paré, Analyst
As an individual
• Stephanie Hayward
• Caleigh Wong
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.

Caleigh Wong made a statement.

At 4:13 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:14 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Caleigh Wong answered questions.

At 4:29 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:29 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Stephanie Hayward made a statement and, with Caleigh Wong, answered questions.

At 5:10 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:16 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the committee undertake a comprehensive study reviewing (a) the definition of “War”, “Wartime Service”, and “Special Duty Service; and (b) the difference, the process of determining, and criteria for Veteran’s benefits in respect of “Wartime Service” and “Special Duty Service”; that the committee hold a minimum of 4 meetings on this study; and that the committee report its comprehensive findings and recommendations to the House, the Department of National Defense, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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

Alexandre (Sacha) Vassiliev
Clerk of the committee