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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 6
 
Monday, February 23, 2009
 

The Standing Committee on Finance met in a televised session at 10:04 a.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, James Rajotte, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Hon. Maxime Bernier, Robert Carrier, Bob Dechert, Jean-Yves Laforest, Hon. John McCallum, Hon. John McKay, Ted Menzies, Thomas J. Mulcair, Massimo Pacetti, James Rajotte and Mike Wallace.

 

Acting Members present: Ron Cannan for Daryl Kramp, Dean Del Mastro for Daryl Kramp, Martha Hall Findlay for Hon. John McCallum and Greg Rickford for Daryl Kramp.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: Philippe Bergevin, Analyst; Mark Mahabir, Analyst. House of Commons: Catherine Millar, Committee Clerk.

 

Witnesses: Public Service Alliance of Canada: John Gordon, National President; Andrée Côté, Women's and Human Rights Officer, Membership Programs Branch. Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador: Lucien Wabanonik, Grand Chief of the Anishnabeg Nation; Gilbert W. Whiteduck, Chief, Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg. Fédération des femmes du Québec: Michèle Asselin, President. Front d'action populaire en réaménagement urbain: François Roy, Representative. Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada: Geoffrey Grenville-Wood, General Counsel, National Office, Legal Department; Isabelle Roy, Legal Counsel, National Office. Canadian Real Estate Association: Pierre Beauchamp, Chief Executive Officer; Allison McLure, Associate Legal Counsel, Legal Department. Canadian Trucking Alliance: David Bradley, Chief Executive Officer. Confédération des syndicats nationaux: Pierre Patry, Treasurer; François Bélanger, Union Advisor. Quebec Forest Industry Council: Guy Chevrette, President and Chief Executive Officer; Michel Vincent, Director, Economics Markets and International Trade Branch. Fédération étudiante universitaire du Québec: David Paradis, President. Canadian Federation of Students: Ian Boyko, Government Relations Coordinator. Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada: Claire M. Morris, President and Chief Executive Officer; André Dulude, Vice-President, National Affairs.

 
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Thursday, February 12, 2009, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-10, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on January 27, 2009 and related fiscal measures.
 

John Gordon, Lucien Wabanonik, Michèle Asselin, François Roy, Geoffrey Grenville-Wood and Pierre Beauchamp made statements and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

 

At 11:30 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:35 a.m., the sitting resumed.

 

David Bradley, Pierre Patry, Guy Chevrette, David Paradis, Ian Boyko and Claire M. Morris made statements and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.

 

At 12:57 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 1:03 p.m., the sitting resumed.

 
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.
 

Thomas J. Mulcair moved, — That the Standing Committee on Finance report to the House that an order be adopted to separate part 11 of Bill C-10 as a separate bill.

 

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 3; NAYS: 4.

 

It was agreed, — That the Standing Committee on Finance adopt an operational budget of $ 20,900 for its study of Bill C-10, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on January 27, 2009 and related fiscal measures.

 

At 1:12 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Jean-François Pagé
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
2010/01/05 10:59 a.m.