Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs (ACVA)

The committee met twice this week, in camera, on December 6th and 8th, 2011. On December 6th, 2011, it was agreed that the Committee visit the locations of; the ‘Wounded Warriors’ headquarters and the ‘Good Shepherd Ministries’ in Toronto, as well as, Ste. Anne’s Hospital and the ‘Canadian Auto Workers’ initiative in Montreal, in place of the first two regular committee meetings to be held in the New Year. The Committee then resumed its study of commemorative celebrations in the twenty-first century, and commenced consideration of a draft report on this study. On December 8th, 2011, the committee resumed its consideration of the draft report.

The committee has been studying the commemorative celebrations in the twenty-first century as well as the delivery of front-line health and wellbeing services for Canadian veterans for several weeks.