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Meeting No. 130

Wednesday, October 14, 1998

The Standing Committee on Finance met at 2:02 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block in a televised session , the Chair, Maurizio Bevilacqua, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Carolyn Bennett, Maurizio Bevilacqua, Scott Brison, Odina Desrochers, Nick Discepola, Dick Harris, Sophia Leung, Yvan Loubier, Gary Pillitteri, Karen Redman, Nelson Riis, Monte Solberg, Paul Szabo and Tony Valeri.

Acting Members present: Charles Caccia for Roger Gallaway.

Associate Member present: The Hon. Lorne Nystrom.

In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: Richard Domingue and Marion Wrobel, Researchers.

Appearing: The Hon. Paul Martin, Minister of Finance.


In accordance with its mandate under Standing Orders 108(2) and 83.1, the Committee resumed its Pre-Budget Consultation Process. (See Minutes of Proceedings dated Monday, June 8, 1998, Meeting No. 92).

The Hon. Paul Martin made an opening statement and answered questions.

At 4:50 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Jacques Lahaie
Clerk of the Committee


Roxanne Enman
Co-Clerk of the Committee