Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs – May 27, 2015

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs – May 27, 2015

The committee begins its pre-study of the budget implementation bill (C-59).

The following witnesses discuss some of the elements contained in the bill and how those elements will benefit Canadian veterans and their families should the proposed legislation pass: Michel Doiron (Assistant Deputy Minister, Service Delivery) and Bernard Butler (Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, Communications and Commemoration) from Veterans Affairs Canada; Ray McInnis (Director, Service Bureau) of the Royal Canadian Legion; along with Guy Parent (Ombudsman) and Sharon Squire (Deputy Ombudsman and Executive Director of Operations) from the office of the Veterans Ombudsman.
(May 27, 2015) UPDATE: Bill C-59 received royal assent on June 23.