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Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities
House of Commons / Chambre des communes
Comité permanent des ressources humaines, du développement des compétences, du développement social et de la condition des personnes handicapées

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House of Commons Committee Invites the Public to Submit Written Briefs for Its Study on Intergenerational Volunteerism

Ottawa, November 15, 2023 -

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities is undertaking a study on ways in which the federal government could promote and encourage intergenerational volunteerism between seniors and youth. The study follows a motion sponsored by Tony Van Bynen (Member of Parliament for Newmarket–Aurora) and adopted by the Committee on Monday, November 21, 2022.

The Committee invites members of the public to submit written briefs no longer than 10 pages (approximately 4,000 words) for consideration in the study. For more information on how to prepare a submission, please consult the Guide for Submitting Briefs to House of Commons Committees.

The deadline for the Committee to receive written briefs from the public is Monday, December 11, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. (ET). Briefs may be submitted electronically to the Committee Clerk at HUMA@parl.gc.ca or submitted online through the Committee’s study page of its website.

Canadians are welcome to follow the Committee on its website where additional information is provided on its meetings, including past testimony; its ongoing work; and its membership.

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For more information, please contact:
David Chandonnet, Clerk of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities
Tel: 613-996-1542
E-mail: HUMA@parl.gc.ca