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Meeting No. 45
Wednesday, September 30, 2009

The Standing Committee on Finance met at 9:00 a.m. this day, in the Copper Room, Yellowknife Inn, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, James Rajotte, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Bob Dechert, Jean-Yves Laforest, Massimo Pacetti and James Rajotte.


Acting Members present: Dennis Bevington for Thomas J. Mulcair.


Associate Members present: Ron Cannan.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: June Dewetering, Chief Analyst; Mark Mahabir, Analyst. House of Commons: Travis Ladouceur, Committee Clerk.


Witnesses: Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited: Larry Connell, Corporate Director of Sustainable Development, Corporate Office. Northern Territories Federation of Labour: Mary Lou Cherwaty, President. Pembina Institute - Arctic Energy Solutions Program: Katherine Mackenzie, Policy Analyst. Alberta Association of Colleges and Technical Institutes: Tim Schultz, Executive Director. Alternatives North: Suzette Montreuil, Co-Chair; Aggie Brockman, Co-chair. Government of the Northwest Territories: Margaret Melhorn, Deputy Minister of Finance, Department of Finance. Municipality of Baker Lake: David Simailak, Deputy Mayor; Andrew Gamble, Consultant, Andrew Gamble and Associates. Public Service Alliance of Canada: Jean-François Des Lauriers, Regional Executive Vice-President, Northern Region.

Pursuant to Standing Order 83.1, the Committee resumed its pre-budget consultations 2009.

Larry Connell, Mary Lou Cherwaty, Katherine Mackenzie, Tim Schultz, Suzette Montreuil, Aggie Brockman, Margaret Melhorn, David Simailak, Andrew Gamble and Jean-François Des Lauriers made statements and answered questions.


At 10:57 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Jean-François Pagé
Clerk of the Committee

2010/01/05 11:04 a.m.