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Meeting No. 9
Thursday, September 22, 2011

The Standing Committee on Finance met in camera at 10:19 a.m. this day, in Room 112-N, Centre Block, the chair, Shelly Glover, presiding.


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


Acting Members present: Rob Clarke for Brian Jean.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Mark Mahabir, Analyst; Brett Stuckey, Analyst. House of Commons: Michelle Tittley, Procedural Clerk.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

The Chair presented the First Report from the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure which read as follows:

That the following witnesses be invited to appear in relation to the study on the pre-budget consultations 2011:

Aerospace Industries Association of Canada
Agence métropolitaine de transport
Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists
Assembly of First Nations
Association of Canadian Community Colleges
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
Atlantic Provinces Community College Consortium
Bear Country Property Management Ltd.
Bell Canada
BMO Capital Markets, Johnson, Donald K.
Brain Injury Association of Canada
Brooks & District Chamber of Commerce
Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO, Canadian Office
Calgary Chamber of Commerce
Canada Company
Canada Foundation for Innovation
Canada Without Poverty
Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx & D)
Canadian Alliance of Student Associations
Canadian Association for Community Living
Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs
Canadian Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
Canadian Association of Social Workers
Canadian Bankers Association
Canadian Boreal Initiative
Canadian Caregiver Coalition
Canadian Cattlemen's Association
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Canadian Conference of the Arts
Canadian Construction Association
Canadian Cooperative Association
Canadian Council for International Co-operation
Canadian Electricity Association
Canadian Energy Pipeline Association
Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
Canadian Federation of Agriculture
Canadian Federation of Independent Business
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions
Canadian Federation of Students (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences
Canadian Gas Association
Canadian Healthcare Association
Canadian Home Builders' Association
Canadian Home Care Association
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research
Canadian Institute of Actuaries
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Canadian Labour Congress
Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc.
Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters - Newfoundland and Labrador Branch
Canadian Medical Association
Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance
Canadian Nurses Association
Canadian Public Works Association
Canadian Real Estate Association
Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association
Canadian Shipowners Association
Canadian Solar Industries Association
Canadian Taxpayers Federation
Canadian Trucking Alliance
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Canadian Urban Transit Association
Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association
Canadian Vintners Association
Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association
Cement Association of Canada
Certified General Accountants Association of Canada
Certified Management Accountants of Canada
Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada
City of Revelstoke
Clean Energy Association of British Columbia
Climate Action Network Canada
Confédération des syndicats nationaux
Conseil du patronat du Québec
Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada
Council of Canadians with Disabilities
Deloitte & Touche
Directors Guild of Canada
Edmonton Chamber of Commerce
Electric Mobility Canada
Encana Corporation
Engineers Without Borders Canada
European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company Inc.
Every Woman's Centre
Fair Pensions For All
Fédération culturelle canadienne-française
Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada
Fédération des femmes du Québec
Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Festivals and Major Events
Financial Executives International Canada
First Nations Tax Commission
Fonds de solidarité des traveilleurs et travailleuses du Québec
Food Banks Canada
Forest Products Association of Canada
Genome Canada
Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce
Green Budget Coalition
Hotel Association of Canada
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
Investment Funds Institute of Canada
Investment Industry Association of Canada
Manufacturiers et Exportateurs du Québec
Mining Association of British Columbia
Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Mouvement Desjardins
National Aboriginal Caucus
National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco
National Council of Women of Canada
National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada
National Roundtable on Travel and Tourism
Native Women's Association of Canada
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
New Economy Alliance
Oxfam Canada
Polytechnics Canada
Prince Rupert Port Authority
Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada
Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada
Public Service Alliance of Canada
Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow
REAL Women of Canada
Retail Council of Canada
Rick Hansen Foundation
Rideau Institute on International Affairs
Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce
Shipbuilding Association of Canada
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Société de transport de Montréal
Spectra Energy
Spirits Canada / Association of Canadian Distillers
St. John's Board of Trade
Sustainable Development Technology Canada
Sustainable Prosperity
Tax Executives Institute Inc.
Toronto Board of Trade
Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon
Union des consommateurs
University of Toronto
Vaughan Chamber of Commerce
Yukon Chamber of Commerce
YWCA Canada


It was agreed, — That the First report of the Subcommittee be concurred in.


It was agreed, — That the Committee not undertake consideration of any substantial motion during the hearings in Ottawa, Ontario; in travel to Saint John's, Newfoundland; Moncton, New Brunswick; Montréal, Québec; and Windsor, Ontario; Whitehorse, Yukon; Prince Rupert, British Columbia; and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; and Toronto, Ontario.


At 10:26 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Guyanne L. Desforges
Clerk of the Committee

2011/11/07 9:37 a.m.