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Meeting No. 65
Thursday, June 2, 2005

The Standing Committee on Finance met in a televised session at 3:36 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D Centre Block, the Chair, Massimo Pacetti, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Rona Ambrose, Don H. Bell, Guy Côté, Yvan Loubier, John McKay, Maria Minna, Massimo Pacetti, Brian Pallister, Charlie Penson, Monte Solberg and Judy Wasylycia-Leis.


Acting Members present: Nancy Karetak-Lindell for Charles Hubbard.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: June Dewetering, Principal; Alexandre Laurin, Analyst.


Witnesses: Canadian Home Builders' Association: David Crenna, Director, Urban Affairs; John Kenward, Chief Operating Officer. Advocates for Childcare Choice: Kate Tennier, Founder. Canadian Home Builders' Association: David Wassmansdorf, President. Canadian Chemical Producers' Association: Richard Paton, President and Chief Executive Officer; Gordon Lloyd, Vice-President, Technical Affairs.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Thursday, May 19, 2005, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-43, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 23, 2005.

David Wassmandorf, Kate Tennier and Richard Paton made statements and, with Gordon Lloyd and John Kenward, answered questions.


Judy Wasylycia-Leis gave a 48 hour notice motion of the following motion:

That the Standing Committee on Finance meet to continue to study Bill C-43 and Bill C-48 every day that the House sits until both Bills are reported back to the House.


At 5:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Richard Dupuis
Clerk of the Committee

2005/06/09 3:28 p.m.