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Meeting No. 24
Wednesday, September 27, 2006

The Standing Committee on Finance met in a televised session at 3:31 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, Massimo Pacetti, Brian Pallister, Pierre A. Paquette, Michael Savage, Thierry St-Cyr, Hon. Garth Turner and Judy Wasylycia-Leis.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Philippe Bergevin, Analyst; Alexandre Laurin, Analyst. Standing Committee on Finance: Shaila Anwar, Co-Clerk of the Committee.


Witnesses: National Council for Graduate Studies: Philippe-Olivier Giroux, President, Quebec Federation of University Students. Canadian Automobile Association: David Flewelling, President. Canadian Medical Association: Colin McMillan, President; William Tholl, Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer. Canada Foundation for Innovation: Eliot A. Phillipson, President and Chief Executive Officer. Canadian Consortium for Research: Roland Andersson, Chair. Canadian Immigrant Settlement Sector Alliance (CISSA): Wai Young, Executive Director. Makivik Corporation: Nancy Maloley, Treasurer; Adamie Alaku, Vice-President. Northern Alberta Institute of Technology: William A. Shaw, President. Polytechnics Canada: Sharon E. Maloney, Executive Director. Canadian Association of University Teachers: James Turk, Executive Director. Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada: Claire Morris, President and Chief Executive Officer. Canadian Association of Science Centres: Tracy Ross, Executive Director.

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

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


At 5:40 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Elizabeth B. Kingston
Clerk of the Committee

2006/10/13 10:37 a.m.