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Meeting No. 46
Thursday, October 20, 2005

The Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills Development, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities met at 11:13 a.m. this day, in Room 705, La Promenade Building, the Chair, Raymonde Folco, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Hon. Peter Adams, Hon. Eleni Bakopanos, Barry Devolin, Raymonde Folco, Paul Forseth, Christiane Gagnon, Ed Komarnicki, Yves Lessard and Todd Norman Russell.


Acting Members present: France Bonsant for Christiane Gagnon and Nathan Cullen for Tony Martin.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Kevin Kerr, Analyst.


Witnesses: Department of Human Resources and Skills Development: Donna Achimov, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister, Citizen and Community Service Branch, Service Canada; Robert Smith, Acting Director General, Aboriginal and Youth Programs Directorate, Citizen and Community Services Branch, Service Canada; Margo Craig Garrison, Director, Active Employment Measures Policy Division, Active Employment Measures Directorate, Employment Programs Policy and Design Branch; Julie Lefebvre, Acting Director, Youth Programs of Citizen and Community Branch, Service Canada.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on September 29, 2005, the Committee commenced its study of the Summer Career Placement Program.

Donna Achimov made a statement and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.


At 12:50 p.m., the sitting was suspended.


At 12:52, the Committee resumed sitting in camera.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

At 1:13 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Danielle Bélisle
Clerk of the Committee

2005/11/02 10:42 a.m.