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Meeting No. 21
Wednesday, October 18, 2006

The Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development met in a televised session at 3:32 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Kevin Sorenson, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Diane Bourgeois, Bill Casey, Peter Goldring, Hon. Keith Martin, Alexa McDonough, Deepak Obhrai, Bernard Patry, Kevin Sorenson, Peter Van Loan and Hon. Bryon Wilfert.


Acting Members present: Omar Alghabra for Hon. Albina Guarnieri and Vivian Barbot for Francine Lalonde.


Associate Members present: Ted Menzies.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Gerald Schmitz, Principal; Marcus Pistor, Analyst.


Appearing: Hon. Josée Verner, Minister of International Cooperation.


Witnesses: Canadian International Development Agency: Robert Greenhill, President. Canadian Council for International Co operation: Gerry Barr, President and Chief Executive Officer. As an individual: Hon. Ed Broadbent.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on May 10, 2006, the Committee resumed its study on Democratic Development.

The Minister made a statement and, with the other witness, answered questions.


At 4:30 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:35 p.m., the sitting resumed.


The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


At 5:09 p.m., Bernard Patry took the Chair.


At 5:12 p.m., Kevin Sorenson took the Chair.


At 5:32 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Angela Crandall
Clerk of the Committee

2007/10/18 3:55 p.m.