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Meeting No. 14
Thursday, April 29, 2010

The Standing Committee on Finance met in a televised session at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, James Rajotte, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Kelly Block, Robert Carrier, Bernard Généreux, Russ Hiebert, Hon. John McKay, Ted Menzies, Thomas J. Mulcair, Massimo Pacetti, James Rajotte and Mike Wallace.


Acting Members present: Siobhan Coady for Hon. John McCallum and Serge Ménard for Daniel Paillé.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Mark Mahabir, Analyst. House of Commons: Julie-Anne Macdonald, Committee Clerk.


Witnesses: Department of Finance: Leah Anderson, Director, Financial Sector Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch; Kevin Thomas, Senior Economist, Payments; Pascale Dugré-Sasseville, Chief, Consumer Issues; Tom McGirr, Chief, Equalization and Policy Development; Philippe Hall, Chief, Export Finance Section, International Trade and Finance; Annik Bordeleau, Senior Project Leader, Financial Crimes - Domestic; Rachel Grasham, Chief, Financial Crimes - Domestic, Financial Sector Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch. Privy Council Office: Ron Wall, Director, Parliamentary Affairs; Claudette Lévesque, Director, Appointments and Selection Processes, Senior Personnel; Karl Salgo, Director of Strategic Policy, Machinery of Government. Department of Human Resources and Skills Development: Rakesh Patry, Director, International Policy and Agreements. Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada: Jean-Claude Primeau, Director, Acturial, Policy and Approvals.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, April 19, 2010, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-9, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 4, 2010 and other measures.

Leah Anderson, Kevin Thomas, Pascale Dugré-Sasseville, Tom McGirr, Philippe Hall, Ron Wall, Claudette Lévesque, Rakesh Patry and Jean-Claude Primeau answered questions.


At 4:44 p.m., Massimo Pacetti took the Chair.


At 5:29 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Jean-François Pagé
Clerk of the Committee

2010/04/30 10:49 a.m.