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Meeting No. 84
Monday, October 29, 2012

The Standing Committee on Finance met in a televised session at 3:29 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Vice-Chair, the Hon. Scott Brison, presiding.


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


Acting Members present: Tarik Brahmi for Peggy Nash and Élaine Michaud for Hoang Mai.


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


Witnesses: Federation of Canadian Municipalities: Karen Leibovici, President; Brock Carlton, Chief Executive Officer. Green Budget Coalition: Andrew Van Iterson, Manager. Merit Canada: Terrance Oakey, President. National Association of Career Colleges: Serge Buy, Chief Executive Officer. Polytechnics Canada: Nobina Robinson, Chief Executive Officer. Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada: Paul Davidson, President. Canadian Association of University Teachers: James L. Turk, Executive Director. Canadian Co-operative Association: Shawn Murphy, Manager, Government Relations. Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters: Jayson Myers, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Office. Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami: Terry Audla, President.

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

Karen Leibovici, Andrew Van Iterson, Terrance Oakey, Serge Buy and Nobina Robinson made statements and answered questions.


At 4:54 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:02 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Paul Davidson, James L. Turk, Shawn Murphy, Jayson Myers and Terry Audla made statements and answered questions.


At 6:31 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Jean-François Lafleur, Suzie Cadieux
Clerks of the Committee

2012/10/31 8:38 p.m.