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Meeting No. 16
Tuesday, September 19, 2006

The Standing Committee on Finance met in a televised session at 3:41 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Brian Pallister, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Diane Ablonczy, Dean Del Mastro, Rick Dykstra, Hon. John McCallum, Hon. John McKay, Brian Pallister, Michael Savage, Thierry St-Cyr, Hon. Garth Turner and Judy Wasylycia-Leis.


Acting Members present: Omar Alghabra for Massimo Pacetti and Pierre A. Paquette for Yvan Loubier.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: June Dewetering, Principal; Sheena Starky, Analyst.


Witnesses: Federation of Medical Women of Canada: Gail Beck, President-Elect. Canadian Association of Railway Suppliers: Glen Fisher, Board of Directors. Canadian Meat Council: Jim Laws, Executive Director. Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters: Jayson Myers, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist. Canadian Paediatric Society: Gary Pekeles, Executive Director. Care of the Child Coalition: Sara Landriault. Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada: Monica Lysack, Executive Director. Air Transport Association of Canada: Fred Gaspar, Vice-President, Policy and Strategic Planning. Canadian Federation of Nurses Union: Linda Silas, President. Canadian Lung Association: Nora Sobolov, President and CEO. Air Canada: Joseph Galimberti, Director, Government and Community Relations. Make Poverty History: Dennis Howlett, Coordinator.

Pursuant to Standing Order 83.1, the Committee resumed its pre-budget consultations 2006.

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


At 5:00 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:04 p.m., the sitting resumed.


At 6:34 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Elizabeth B. Kingston
Clerk of the Committee

2006/10/18 10:41 a.m.