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Meeting No. 47
Tuesday, February 8, 2011

The Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates met in a televised session at 11:00 a.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, the Hon. John McKay, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Diane Bourgeois, Paul Calandra, Ron Cannan, Siobhan Coady, Jacques Gourde, Ed Holder, Pat Martin, Hon. John McKay, Hon. Geoff Regan, Robert Vincent and Chris Warkentin.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Édison Roy-César, Analyst.


Appearing: Hon. Stockwell Day, President of the Treasury Board and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway.


Witnesses: Church Council on Justice and Corrections: Lorraine Berzins, Community Chair of Justice; Laurent Champagne, President.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(c) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, March 15, 2010, the Committee resumed its study of the freeze on departmental budget envelopes and government operations.

The Minister made a statement and answered questions.


At 12:11 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:14 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Lorraine Berzins and Laurent Champagne made statements and answered questions.

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

It was agreed, — That the Committee, for its meeting of Tuesday, February 15, 2011, on the freeze on departmental budget envelopes and government operations, invite Pierre Mallette to appear for the second hour of the meeting.


At 1:04 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Marc-Olivier Girard
Clerk of the Committee

2011/02/09 2:33 p.m.