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Meeting No. 24
Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities met at 9:00 a.m. this day, in Room 209, West Block, the Chair, Merv Tweed, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Dennis Bevington, Lois Brown, Bonnie Crombie, Sukh Dhaliwal, Roger Gaudet, Brian Jean, Mario Laframboise, Colin Mayes, Blake Richards, Merv Tweed and Jeff Watson.


Acting Members present: Gerard Kennedy for Hon. Joseph Volpe.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: John Christopher, Analyst; Dean Ruffili, Analyst.


Witnesses: Union of British Columbia Municipalities: Harry Nyce, President; Barbara Steele, First Vice-President; Gary MacIsaac, Executive Director. Federation of Canadian Municipalities: Hans Cunningham, President, Director for the Regional District Central Kootenay, British Columbia; Brock Carlton, Chief Executive Officer; Michael Buda, Director of Policy.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on April 29, 2010, the Committee resumed its study of the impact of the government's deadline of March 31, 2011, for infrastructure stimulus projects, and December 31, 2010, for the completion of projects under the Recreational Infrastructure Canada Program (RinC) and the Water and Wastewater Pipeline Renewal Program (PRECO)

Harry Nyce, Hans Cunnighan and Brock Carlton made statements and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.


At 10:59 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Bonnie Charron
Clerk of the Committee

2010/06/15 11:58 a.m.