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Meeting No. 25

Thursday, May 17, 2001

The Standing Committee on Finance met at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Maurizio Bevilacqua, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Sue Barnes, Maurizio Bevilacqua, Roy Cullen, Ken Epp, Roger Gallaway, and Lorne Nystrom.

Acting Member present: Jean-Yves Roy, for Yvan Loubier.

In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: Blayne Haggart and Marc-André Pigeon, Research Officers.

Witnesses: From the Council on American-Islamic Relations - Canada: Sheema Khan, Chair; Riad Saloojee, Executive Director. From the Muslim Council of Montreal: Salam El-Menyawi, Chairman.

The Order of Reference dated Tuesday, May 1, 2001, being now read as follows:

ORDERED, - That Bill C-16, An Act respecting the registration of charities and security information and to amend the Income Tax Act (See Minutes of Proceedings, Wednesday, May 16, 2001, Meeting No. 23).

The Chair called Clause 1.

Riad Saloojee and Salam El-Menyawi made statements and with the other witnesses, answered questions.

At 4:41 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Mike MacPherson

Clerk of the Committee