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Meeting No. 18
Thursday, June 2, 2005

The Subcommittee on Fiscal Imbalance of the Standing Committee on Finance met in camera at 9:14 a.m. this day, in Room 237-C Centre Block, the Chair, Yvan Loubier, presiding.


Members of the Subcommittee present: Rona Ambrose, Don H. Bell, Guy Côté, Yvan Loubier and Judy Wasylycia-Leis.


Other Members present: Hon. John McKay.


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

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, November 2, the Subcommittee resumed its study on Fiscal Imbalance.

The Subcommittee resumed consideration of a draft report.


It was agreed on division, — That the Draft Report be adopted, as amended, as the First Report of the Subcommittee.


It was agreed, — That the title of the report be:



It was agreed on division, — That the Subcommittee append to its report dissenting or supplementary opinions from the opposition parties provided that they are no more than five pages in length and submitted electronically to the Clerk of the Subcommittee, no later than 12:00 o'clock p.m., Monday, June 6, 2005.


It was agreed, — That the Chair, Clerk and researchers be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.


It was agreed on division, — That the Chair be instructed to present the Report of the Subcommittee to the Standing Committee on Finance.


It was agreed, — That the Subcommittee print 550 copies of the Report in English and in French.


At 11:00 a.m., the Subcommittee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Richard Dupuis
Clerk of the Subcommittee

2005/06/09 3:30 p.m.