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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 36
 
Thursday, May 15, 2014
 

The Standing Committee on Finance met in a televised session at 3:31 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, James Rajotte, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Mark Adler, Mike Allen, Guy Caron, Nathan Cullen, Gerald Keddy, James Rajotte, Murray Rankin, Andrew Saxton and Dave Van Kesteren.

 

Acting Members present: Rodger Cuzner for Hon. Scott Brison, Hon. Deepak Obhrai for Mark Adler and Jinny Jogindera Sims for Nathan Cullen.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: Mark Mahabir, Analyst.

 

Witnesses: As an individual: Christopher Worswick, Professor, Department of Economics, Carleton University. Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters: Martin Lavoie, Director, Manufacturing Competitiveness and Innovation Policy. Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada: Matthew McGuire, Chair, Anti-Money Laundering Committee. Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation: Fred Webber, President and Chief Executive Officer. Office of the Veterans Ombudsman: Guy Parent, Veterans Ombudsman, Chief Warrant Officer (Retired). As individuals: Sandra Nelson; Shaunna Jennison-Yung. Canadian Museums Association: John McAvity, Executive Director. Canadian Taxpayers Federation: Gregory Thomas, Federal Director. PEI Mutual Insurance Company: Blair Campbell, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary. Progressive Contractors Association of Canada: Sean Reid, Vice-President, Federal and Ontario.

 
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, April 8, 2014, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures.
 

Christopher Worswick, Martin Lavoie, Matthew McGuire, Fred Webber and Guy Parent made statements and answered questions.

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

On motion of Nathan Cullen, it was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $32,350, for the study of Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be adopted.

 

At 4:52 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:00 p.m., the sitting resumed.

 
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, April 8, 2014, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures.
 

Sandra Nelson, John McAvity, Gregory Thomas, Blair Campbell and Sean Reid made statements and, with Shaunna Jennison-Yung, answered questions.

 

At 6:21 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Christine Lafrance
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
2014/05/16 11:22 a.m.