Meeting No. 43
Tuesday, February 19, 2002
The Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans
Affairs met at 3:34 p.m. this day, in Room 362, East Block, the Chair, David
Members of the Committee present: Rob Anders, Stan Dromisky, Cheryl
Gallant, John O'Reilly, Louis Plamondon, David Pratt, David Price, Carmen
Provenzano, Peter Stoffer, Elsie Wayne and Bryon Wilfert.
Acting Member present: Larry Bagnell for Bob Wood.
In attendance: From the Parliamentary Research Branch of the
Library of Parliament: Michel Rossignol, Research Officer.
Witness: From the Department of National Defence: Colonel Pat
Dowsett, Program Manager - Future Strategic Airlift and Strategic Air-to-Air
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee resumed consideration of
its study on the state of readiness of the Canadian Forces.
Colonel Dowsett made an opening statement and answered questions.
At 5:10 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Clerk of the