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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 21
 
Thursday, October 27, 2011
 

The Standing Committee on Finance met at 9:01 a.m. this day, in the Michelangelo A room, Radisson Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, the Chair, James Rajotte, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Mark Adler, Alain Giguère, Shelly Glover, Randy Hoback, Hoang Mai, Wayne Marston, Cathy McLeod, James Rajotte and Dave Van Kesteren.

 

Associate Members present: Kelly Block.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: Mark Mahabir, Analyst; Brett Stuckey, Analyst. House of Commons: Marlene Sandoval, Committee Clerk.

 

Witnesses: National Council of Women of Canada: Carla Kozak, Vice-President. Edmonton Chamber of Commerce: Martin Salloum, President and Chief Executive Officer; James Merkosky, Chair, Finance and Taxation Committee. Canadian Association of Social Workers: Ray Pekrul, Board Member. BIOTECanada: John Hyshka, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Phenomenome Discoveries; Cate McCready, Vice-President, External Affairs. Investment Industry Association of Canada: Ian Russell, President and Chief Executive Officer. CropLife Canada: Dennis Prouse, Vice-President, Government Affairs. Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology: Robert G. McCulloch, President and Chief Executive Officer. Grain Growers of Canada: Todd Hames, Director and Farmer. Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities: David Marit, President; Ray Orb, Vice-President. University of Saskatchewan: Karen Chad, Vice-President, Research.

 
Pursuant to Standing Order 83.1, the Committee resumed its pre-budget consultations 2011.
 

Carla Kozak, Martin Salloum, Ray Pekrul and John Hyshka made statements and, with James Merkosky and Cate McCready, answered questions.

 

At 10:27 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:35 a.m., the sitting resumed.

 

Ian Russell, Dennis Prouse, Robert G. McCulloch, Todd Hames and David Marit, made statements and, with Ray Orb, answered questions.

 

At 12:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Guyanne L. Desforges
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
2011/10/28 1:18 p.m.