Witnesses: Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers: Pierre R. Alvarez, President. Canadian Wind Energy Association: Glen Estill, Past Chairman of the Board; Robert Hornung, President. Canadian Institute of Health Research: Alan Bernstein, President. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada: Tom Brzustowski, President. Canada Foundation for Innovation: Carmen Charette, Senior Vice-President. Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences: Donald Fisher, President Elect. Genome Canada: Martin Godbout, President & CEO. Canadian Electricity Association: Hans R. Konow, President and Chief Executive Officer. Canadian Fertilizer Institute: Roger L. Larson, President. Forest Products Association of Canada: Avrim Lazar, President and Chief Executive Officer. Canadian Consortium for Research: Paul Ledwell, Chair; Don McDiarmid, Member. Genome Canada: Marc LePage, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Affairs. Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada: Peter MacKinnon, Chair , Board of Directors. Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers: Brian Maynard, Vice-President, Public Affairs, Atlantic Canada. Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada: Claire Morris, President and CEO. Mining Association of Canada: Gordon Peeling, President and Chief Executive Officer. Canada Foundation for Innovation: Eliot A. Phillipson, President and Chief Executive Officer. National Research Council Canada: Michael Raymont, Interim President. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada: Marc Renaud, President. Canadian Federation of Agriculture: Marvin Shauf, Vice-President. Canadian Electricity Association: Eli Turk, Vice President, Government Relations.