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Meeting No. 55
Monday, October 24, 2005

The Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates met in a televised session at 3:39 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Leon Benoit, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Leon Benoit, Ken Boshcoff, Marc Godbout, Gary Lunn, Hon. Diane Marleau, Pierre Poilievre, Francis Scarpaleggia, Christian Simard, Paul Szabo and Louise Thibault.


Acting Members present: Guy Lauzon for Joe Preston.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Philippe Le Goff, Analyst; Tara Gray, Analyst.


Witnesses: As an Individual: Max C. Lewis. Royal Canadian Mint: Louis Proulx, Chair, Nominating Committee.

Pursuant to Standing Orders 110, 111 and 108(3)(c)(ix), the Committee commenced consideration of the certificate of nomination of Max C. Lewis to the position of Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Royal Canadian Mint which was referred to the Committee on Wednesday, September 21, 2005.

The witnesses each made a statement and answered questions.


On motion of Paul Szabo, it was agreed, — That a letter be sent to Mr. Louis Proulx, Chair of the Nominating Committee, requesting that his Committee undertake an appropriate review of all the C.V.s that were submitted pursuant to the ad in the Canada Gazette and that a recommendation be made to the Minister and to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates.


At 5:34 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Miriam Burke
Clerk of the Committee

2005-11-01 8:27 a.m.