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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 48
 
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
 

The Standing Committee on Finance met at 9:00 a.m. this day, in the room A/B, Hôtel Pur, Québec, Québec, the Chair, James Rajotte, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Kelly Block, Bob Dechert, Jean-Yves Laforest, Thomas J. Mulcair, Massimo Pacetti, James Rajotte and Mike Wallace.

 

Acting Members present: Nicolas Dufour for Jean-Yves Laforest and Christiane Gagnon for Robert Carrier.

 

Other Members present: Pascal-Pierre Paillé.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: Mark Mahabir, Analyst; John Bulmer, Analyst.

 

Witnesses: Mouvement pour les arts et les lettres: Bastien Gilbert, Chief Executive Officer, Regroupement des centres d'artistes autogérés du Québec. Confédération des syndicats nationaux: Pierre Patry, Treasurer; François Bélanger, Economist. Merck Frosst Canada Inc.: Christian Blouin, Director, Public Health and Government Relations, Vaccine Division. McGill University: Vaughan Dowie, Executive Head of Public Affairs; Victoria Meikle, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the Principal and Vice-Chancellor. Réseau Solidarité Itinérance du Québec: Marie-Claude Vézina, President, Director of La Chaudronnée de l'Estrie; Louise Fortin, Member, Director of Squat Basse-Ville and Member of Réseau d'aide aux itinérants et itinérantes de Québec. Conseil québécois du commerce de détail: Gaston Lafleur, President and Chief Executive Officer; Monique Bilodeau, Vice-President, Finance and Commodity Taxation, Canadian Council of Grocery Distributors (Québec Section). Shipping Federation of Canada: Michael Broad, President; Ivan Lantz, Director, Marine Operations. As an individual: Jean Lecours. Fédération des producteurs de porcs du Québec: Bernard Verret, Executive Director. Fédération étudiante universitaire du Québec: Jean Grégoire, President; Lysiane Boucher, Coordinator, Federal and International Affairs. Quebec Port Authority: Ross Gaudreault, President and Executive Director; Marcel Labrecque, Executive Vice-President.

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

Bastien Gilbert, Pierre Patry, Christian Blouin, Vaughan Dowie, Victoria Meikle, Marie-Claude Vézina, Gaston Lafleur and Monique Bilodeau, made statements and, with François Bélanger and Louise Fortin, answered questions.

 

At 10:34 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:41 a.m., the sitting resumed.

 

Michael Broad, Ivan Lantz, Jean Lecours, Bernard Verret, Jean Grégoire and Ross Gaudreault made statements and, with Marcel Labrecque and Lysiane Boucher, answered questions.

 

At 11:57 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Jean-François Pagé
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
2010/01/05 11:05 a.m.