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Meeting No. 78
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The Standing Committee on Finance met in a televised session at 3:32 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, James Rajotte, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Mark Adler, Guy Caron, Shelly Glover, Randy Hoback, Brian Jean, Hoang Mai, Wayne Marston, Cathy McLeod, Peggy Nash, James Rajotte and Dave Van Kesteren.


Acting Members present: Joyce Murray for Hon. Scott Brison.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Daniel Benatuil, Analyst; Mark Mahabir, Analyst.


Witnesses: Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance: Alicia Milner, President. Grain Farmers of Ontario: Henry Van Ankum, Chair. Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada: Shannon Bittman, Vice-President; Peter Bleyer. Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada: Tom King, Co-Chair, Finance and Taxation Committee, Associate Partner, Tax, KPMG LLP. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada: Bruce MacDonald, President, Chief Executive Officer. Canadian Construction Association: Michael Atkinson, President. Canadian Nurses Association: Barb Mildon, President. Ecojustice Canada: Robert Peterson, Staff Lawyer. Fédération de la relève agricole du Québec: Magali Delomier, Director General.

Pursuant to Standing Order 83.1, the Committee resumed its pre-budget consultations 2012.

Alicia Milner, Henry Van Ankum, Shannon Bittman and Tom King made statements and, with Peter Bleyer, answered questions.


At 5:02 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:12 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Bruce MacDonald, Michael Atkinson, Barb Mildon, Robert Peterson and Magali Delomier made statements and answered questions.


At 6:10 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Jean-François Lafleur, Suzie Cadieux
Clerks of the Committee

2012/10/22 8:58 a.m.