Witnesses: Human Early Learning Partnership: Paul Kershaw. Alma Mater Society of the University of British Columbia: Ian Patillo, Vice-President, External. British Columbia Alliance for Accountable Mental Health and Addictions Services: Michael Clague, Executive Coordinator. British Columbia Chamber of Commerce: John Garson, President and Chief Executive Officer. British Columbia Real Estate Association: Janet Cunningham. New Media BC: Lynda Brown, President. Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network: Susan Whittaker, Chair; Jack Styan, Executive Director. Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority: Robert Paddon, Vice-President, Corporate and Public Affairs. Coalition of Child Care Advocates of British Columbia: Sharon Gregson, Chairperson. Kids First Parent Association of Canada: Helen Ward, President. Vancouver Board of Trade: Janette Pantry, Director; Dave Park, Assistant Managing Director and Chief Economist. Greater Vancouver Regional District: Verna Semotuk, Senior Planner, Policy and Planning Department. GrowthWorks Capital Ltd.: David Levi, President and Chief Executive Officer. Fraser Valley KAIROS Group: Kim Brandt, Representative. Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters - BC Division: Werner Knittel, Vice-President, B.C. Division. Prince Rupert Port Authority: Don Krusel, President and Chief Executive Officer. Indian Taxation Advisory Board: Manny Jules, Chairman.