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Meeting No. 3
Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The Subcommittee on Bill C-38 (Part 3) of the Standing Committee on Finance met in a televised session at 6:31 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Blaine Calkins, presiding.


Members of the Subcommittee present: Mike Allen, Stella Ambler, David Anderson, Blaine Calkins, Robert Chisholm, Kirsty Duncan, Peter Julian, Randy Kamp, Megan Anissa Leslie, Anne Minh-Thu Quach, Michelle Rempel and Brian Storseth.


Other Members present: Hon. Carolyn Bennett, Nathan Cullen, Linda Duncan, Ted Hsu, Elizabeth May, Jamie Nicholls, Robert Sopuck, Philip Toone, Mark Warawa and John Weston.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Kristen E. Courtney, Analyst. House of Commons: Michelle Tittley, Procedural Clerk.


Witnesses: David J. McGuinty, M.P., Ottawa South. Assembly of First Nations: Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, National Chief. British Columbia Coast Pilots Ltd.: Fred Denning, President. As an individual: David W. Schindler, Professor of Ecology, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta. Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters: Terry Quinney, Provincial Manager, Fish and Wildlife Services. Ecojustice Canada: William Amos, Director, University of Ottawa - Ecojustice Environmental Law Clinic. Canadian Federation of Agriculture: Ron Bonnett, President. Pacific Pilotage Authority: Kevin Obermeyer, President and CEO. Office of the Auditor General of Canada: Scott Vaughan, Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development. First Nations Tax Commission: Clarence T. Jules, Chief Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(1)a) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, the Subcommittee resumed its study of Bill C-38, Part 3 (Responsible Resource Development).

David J. McGuinty, Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, Fred Denning and David W. Schindler made statements and answered questions.


At 8:09 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Subcommittee continue to sit.


At 8:19 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 8:59 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Terry Quinney, William Amos, Ron Bonnett, Kevin Obermeyer, Scott Vaughan and Clarence T. Jules made statements and answered questions.


At 10:53 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Subcommittee continue to sit.


At 11:06 p.m., the Subcommittee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Jean-François Lafleur
Clerk of the Subcommittee

2012/06/26 10:06 a.m.