Witnesses: Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada: Jody Dallaire, Chairperson. Canadian Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators: Shelley Clayton, Past President. Federation of Canadian Municipalities: Basil Stewart, President; Gabriel Miller, Director; Brock Carlton, Chief Executive Officer. New Brunswick Federation of Labour: Michel Boudreau, President; Tom MacNamara, National Representative, Communication, Energy and Paperworks Union of Canada. Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters - New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island: David Plante, Vice-President; Allison Walker, Chair, Tax Group. Canadian Council of Archives: Fred Farrell, Past Chair; Christina Nichols, Executive Director. Prince Edward Island Federation of Agriculture: Ernie Mutch, President; Mike Nabuurs, Executive Director. Prince Edward Island Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association: Joseph Murphy, Manager; Rick Kennedy, Representative. Association des radios communautaires de l'Atlantique: Martin Théberge, President; Nay Saade, Executive Director, Coopérative Radio-Halifax-Métro ltée. Atlantic Provinces Community College Consortium: Ken MacRae, Executive Director; Brian McMillan, President, Holland College. Native Council of Prince Edward Island: Jamie Gallant, President and Chief; Jayne Tremere, Director, Finance and Human Resources. Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nation Chiefs Secretariat: Noah Augustine, Metepenagiag First Nation; Lawrence Paul, Millbrook First Nation. Halifax Regional Municipality: Dan English, Chief Administrative Officer. Every Woman's Centre: Louise Smith-MacDonald, Director. MacKillop Centre for Social Justice: Mary Boyd, Coordinator.