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Meeting No. 27
Thursday, November 3, 2011

The Standing Committee on Finance met at 10:02 a.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, James Rajotte, presiding.


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


Acting Members present: Mike Wallace for Shelly Glover and Mike Wallace for Brian Jean.


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


Witnesses: Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers: David Collyer, President. Canadian Cattlemen's Association: Travis Toews, President. Canadian Vintners Association: Paul Bosc, Chair. CANARIE Inc.: Jim Roche, President and Chief Execuive Officer. Cement Association of Canada: Michael McSweeney, President and Chief Executive Officer. Green Budget Coalition: Andrew Van Iterson, Manager. Sustainable Prosperity : Alexander Wood, Senior Director, Policy and Markets. Canadian Gas Association: Timothy M. Egan, President and Chief Executive Officer. Desjardins Group: Bernard Brun, Director, Government Relations. Directors Guild of Canada: Gerry Barr, National Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. REAL Women of Canada: Diane Watts, Researcher. Sustainable Development Technology Canada: Vicky J. Sharpe, President and Chief Executive Officer.

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

David Collyer, Travis Toews, Paul Bosc, Jim Roche, Michael McSweeney, Andrew Van Iterson and Alexander Wood made statements and answered questions.


At 10:38 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), the sitting was suspended.

At 10:57 a.m., the sitting resumed.


At 11:34 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), the sitting was suspended.

At 12:17 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Timothy M. Egan, Bernard Brun, Gerry Barr, Diane Watts and Vicky J. Sharpe made statements and answered questions.


At 1:34 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Guyanne L. Desforges
Clerk of the Committee

2011/11/03 2:47 p.m.