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Meeting No. 74

Thursday, November 22, 2001

The Standing Committee on Finance met in camera at 11:10 a.m. this day, in Room 536, Wellington Building, the Chair, Maurizio Bevilacqua, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Sue Barnes, Carolyn Bennett, Maurizio Bevilacqua, Scott Brison, Ken Epp, Albina Guarnieri, Jason Kenney, Sophia Leung, John McCallum, Shawn Murphy, Pauline Picard, Monte Solberg.

Acting Members present: Paul Bonwick for Roy Cullen, Robert Bertrand for Nick Discepola, Bob Speller for Gary Pillitteri.

In attendance: From the Research Branch of the Library of Parliament: Blayne Haggart and Marc-André Pigeon, Researchers; Marion Wrobel, senior analyst. From the Committees’ Directorate: Mike MacPherson, Committee Clerk.

The Committee considered a draft report on Pre-Budget Consultations

It was agreed, - That the draft report be adopted, as amended, as the Tenth Report of the Committee.


It was agreed, - That the title of the report be:


“Securing our Future”


It was agreed, - That the Committee append to its report, supplementary or dissenting opinions from the opposition parties provided that they are no more than five pages in length and submitted electronically to the Clerk of the Committee in both official languages, no later than 5 o'clock p.m. on Friday, November 23, 2001.


It was agreed, - That the chair, researchers and clerks be authorized to make such typographical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.


It was agreed, - That the chair be instructed to present the Tenth Report of the committee to the House.

It was agreed, - That the committee print 8500 copies of the report in English and 1500 copies in French, with a distinctive cover.

At 1:30 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Marc Toupin

Clerk of the Committee