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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 117
Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 8:46 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.
Hon. Wayne Easter, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Brett Capstick, Analyst
Association francophone pour le savoir
• Frédéric Bouchard, President
Association pour le développement de la recherche et de l’innovation du Québec
• Pascal Monette, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Albert De Luca, President of the Board of Directors
Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
• Céline Huot, Vice-President, Strategy and Public Affaires
Canadian Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
• Cara Piperni, Past President
• Josh Levac, Treasurer
Coalition québécoise sur la problématique du poids
• Corinne Voyer, Director
• Clara Couturier, Research Analyst, Public Policy
Confédération des syndicats nationaux
• Pierre Patry, Treasurer
• François Bélanger, Union Advisor
Electric Mobility Canada
• Chantal Guimont, President and Chief Executive Officer
Federal Fleet Services Inc.
• Sarah McMillan, Executive Vice-President, Project Administration
• John Schmidt, Vice-President, Commercial
Fonds de solidarité des travailleurs du Québec
• Gaétan Morin, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Mario Tremblay, Vice-President, Public and Corporate Affairs
Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited
• Eric Gagnon, Head, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs
Montreal Economic Institute
• Mathieu Bédard, Economist
Quebec Employers' Council
• Norma Kozhaya, Vice-President of Research and Chief Economist
Ovarian Cancer Canada
• Elisabeth Baugh, Chief Executive Officer
As an individual
• Nathalie Blais
• Bridget Doherty
• Nathalie Lemay
• Catherine Ferriter
• Shawn McGuirk
• Daniel Morin
• Nathalie Michaud
• Julie Poupart
• Kristen Kiggen
Pursuant to Standing Order 83.1, the Committee resumed its pre-budget consultations in advance of the 2018 budget.

Shawn McGuirk, Nathalie Lemay, Bridget Doherty, Nathalie Michaud, Daniel Morin and Casey Ferriter made statements.

Pascal Monette, Albert DeLuca, Cara Piperni, Pierre Patry, Gaétan Morin, Eric Gagnon and Mathieu Bédard made statements and, with François Bélanger, answered questions.

At 10:39 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:53 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Frédéric Bouchard, Céline Huot, Corinne Voyer, Chantal Guimont, Sarah McMillan, John Schmidt, Elisabeth Baugh and Norma Kozhaya made statements and, with Clara Couturier, answered questions.

At 12:27 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:35 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Kristen Kiggen and Nathalie Blais made statements.

At 12:40 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Suzie Cadieux
Clerk of the Committee