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Meeting No. 106
Thursday, October 20, 2005

The Standing Committee on Finance met at 1:08 p.m. this day, at the Delta Bessborough, Battleford Room, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, the Chair, Massimo Pacetti, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Massimo Pacetti, Charlie Penson and Judy Wasylycia-Leis.


Acting Members present: Robert Bouchard for Guy Côté, Mark Holland for Don H. Bell and Lynne Yelich for Rona Ambrose.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: June Dewetering, Principal; Sheena Starky, Analyst. Standing Committee on Finance: Christine Lafrance, Clerk of the Committee.


Witnesses: Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan: Terry Hildebrandt, President; Cecilia Oliver, Vice-President. KAIROS Anti-Poverty Network: Tony Haynes, Secretary-Treasurer. REAL Women of Canada: Cecilia Forsyth, Western Vice-President. Street Culture Kidz: Kim Sutherland, Front Line Worker and Executive Director; David Cowan, Assistant Director. Canadian Dehydrators Association: Dale Pulkinen, President; Jim Boxall, President, Tisdale Alfalfa Dehy Ltd. As an Individual: Lyle Zdunich, Chartered Accountant, Partner, Hergott Duval Stack & Partners LLP.

Pursuant to Standing Order 83.1, the Committee resumed its pre-budget consultations 2005.

Terry Hildebrandt, Tony Haynes, Cecilia Forsyth, Kim Sutherland, David Cowan, Dale Pulkinen, Jim Boxall and Lyle Zdunich made statements and answered questions.


At 2:43 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Richard Dupuis
Clerk of the Committee

2005/11/18 3:24 p.m.