The Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs met at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 112-N, Centre Block, the Chair, Greg Kerr, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Eve Adams, Sean Casey, Sylvain Chicoine, Corneliu Chisu, Richard M. Harris, Greg Kerr, Wladyslaw Lizon, Ben Lobb, Irene Mathyssen, Peter Stoffer and Brian Storseth.
Acting Members present: Joyce Murray for Sean Casey and Ève Péclet for Manon Perreault.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Martin Auger, Analyst.
Witnesses: Office of the Veterans Ombudsman: Guy Parent, Veterans Ombudsman, Chief Warrant Officer (Retired); Gary Walbourne, Director General, Operations. Department of Veterans Affairs: Keith Hillier, Assistant Deputy Minister, Service Delivery.
Guy Parent and Keith Hillier made statements and answered questions.
Ben Lobb moved, — That the Committee proceed to sit in camera.
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 6; NAYS: 5.
At 4:55 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 4:57 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.
At 5:06 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Cynara CorbinClerk of the Committee