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Meeting No. 5
Wednesday, May 10, 2006

The Legislative Committee on Bill C-2 met in a televised session at 3:33 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, David Tilson, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Paul Dewar, Monique Guay, Hon. Marlene Jennings, Derek Lee, James Moore, Rob Moore, Hon. Stephen Owen, Daniel Petit, Pierre Poilievre, Scott Reid, Benoît Sauvageau, David Tilson and Alan Tonks.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Katherine Kirkwood, Analyst; Élise Hurtubise-Loranger, Analyst.


Witnesses: Federal Accountability Initiative for Reform (FAIR): Joanna Gualtieri, Director; David Hutton, Coordinator. As an individual: Allan Cutler. Export Development Canada: Rob Wright, President and Chief Executive Officer; Jim McArdle, Senior Vice-President, Legal Services & Secretary; Pierre Gignac, Senior Vice-President, Insurance.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Thursday, April 27, 2006, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-2, An Act providing for conflict of interest rules, restrictions on election financing and measures respecting administrative transparency, oversight and accountability.

By unanimous consent, it was agreed, — That the Information Commissioner be invited to appear before the Committee on May 18, 2006, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


Pursuant to Standing Order 75(1), consideration of Clause 1 is postponed.

The Chair calls Clause 2.


Joanna Gualtieri made a statement and answered questions.


At 4:17 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:20 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Allan Cutler made a statement and answered questions.


By unanimous consent, the Committee agreed to extend the sitting by 5 minutes.


At 5:05 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:06 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Rob Wright made a statement and answered questions.


At 5:33 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Miriam Burke
Clerk of the Committee

2006/05/12 10:36 a.m.