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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 49
Monday, May 1, 2023, 3:31 p.m. to 5:31 p.m.
Emmanuel Dubourg, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Jean-Rodrigue Paré, Analyst
Department of National Defence
• Iain Beck, Director of Mental Health, Canadian Forces Health Services Group, Canadian Armed Forces
• Lisa Noonan, Director Transition Services and Policies, Canadian Armed Forces Transition Group, Canadian Armed Forces
• Helen L. Wright, Director of Force Health Protection, Canadian Forces Health Group, Canadian Armed Forces
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.

Helen L. Wright made a statement and, with Lisa Noonan and Iain Beck, answered questions.

On motion of Rachel Blaney, it was agreed, — That the clerk of the committee be authorized to place an advertisement in detailing the committee’s work and inviting briefs and requests to appear in relation to the committee’s study respecting the experience of women Veterans; and that the deadline for the submission of briefs and requests to appear be Friday, September 29, 2023.

It was agreed, — That the Chair write a letter to the Minister of National Defence to invite Lieutenant-General Lise Bourgon, Major-General Marc Bilodeau and Lieutenant-Colonel Andrea Tuka, to appear before the committee in relation to the study of the experience of women Veterans.

At 5:31 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Audrée Dallaire
Clerk of the committee