The Standing Committee on National Defence met at 3:33 p.m. this day, in Room 362, East Block, the Chair, Rick Casson, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Claude Bachand, Hon. Carolyn Bennett, Dawn Black, Robert Bouchard, Blaine Calkins, Rick Casson, Hon. Ujjal Dosanjh, Cheryl Gallant, Laurie Hawn, Russ Hiebert and Hon. Joe McGuire.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: James Cox, Analyst; Wolf Koerner, Analyst.
Witnesses: The Senlis Council: Norine MacDonald, President and Lead Field Researcher, Security and Development Policy Group; Emmanuel Reinert, Executive Director.
Norine MacDonald made a statement and, with Emmanuel Reinert, answered questions.
On motion of Laurie Hawn, it was agreed, — That the Clerk arrange the appearance of the diplomats and witnesses proposed in the briefing note of October 25 in relation to the Committee's study of the Canadian Forces in Afghanistan at their earliest convenience.
At 5:29 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Andrew Bartholomew ChaplinClerk of the Committee