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Meeting No. 11
Tuesday, December 4, 2007

The Standing Committee on Finance met at 9:03 a.m. this day, in the McCall Ballroom, Delta Calgary Airport, Calgary, Alberta, the Vice-Chair, Massimo Pacetti, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Rick Dykstra, Massimo Pacetti and Thierry St-Cyr.


Acting Members present: Lee Richardson for Ted Menzies.


In attendance: House of Commons: Catherine Cuerrier, Committee Clerk. Library of Parliament: June Dewetering, Principal Analyst; Alexandre Laurin, Analyst.


Witnesses: Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations: Katherine van Kooy, President and Chief Executive Officer. Calgary Zoological Society: Clément Lanthier, President and Chief Executive Officer. Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers: Pierre R. Alvarez, President. Canadian Sport Centre Calgary: Dale Henwood, President. Red River College of Applied Arts, Science and Technology: Jeff Zabudsky, President and Chief Executive Officer. Coalition of Canadian Energy Trusts: Bill Andrew, Co-Chair. Meyers, Norris, Penny LLP: Gordon C. Tait, Partner. Poverty Reduction Coalition: Adam Legge, Director, Research and Business Information, Calgary Economic Development. Public Service Alliance of Canada and Calgary and District Labour Council: Gordon M. Christie, Representative, Calgary and District Labour Council. Simpson Roberts Architecture: Neil Richardson, President, Heritage Property Corporation.

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

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


At 10:19 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:38 a.m., the sitting resumed.


The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


At 11:51 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Elizabeth B. Kingston
Clerk of the Committee

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