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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 168
Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 3:32 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Peter Julian, Vice-Chair (NDP)



• David Anderson for Hon. Pierre Poilievre (Conservative)
• Larry Maguire for Hon. Pierre Poilievre (Conservative)
• John Nater for Tom Kmiec (Conservative)
• Kyle Peterson for Francesco Sorbara (Liberal)
House of Commons
• Alexandre Jacques, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Michaël Lambert-Racine, Analyst
Canadian Health Coalition
• Keith Newman, Board Member
Canadian Labour Congress
• Chris Roberts, National Director, Social and Economic Policy Department
Child Care Now
• Morna Ballantyne, Executive Director
Green Budget Coalition
• Andrew Van Iterson, Manager
Mining Association of Canada
• Brendan Marshall, Vice-President, Economic and Northern Affairs
National Association of Federal Retirees
• Roy Goodall, Vice-President
• Alain Trépanier, Director, District of British-Columbia and Yukon
Polytechnics Canada
• Sarah Watts-Rynard, Chief Executive Officer
Railway Association of Canada
• Michael Gullo, Senior Director, Policy and Public Affairs
• Victor Wong, Member, Tax Committee
Sierra Club Canada Foundation
• Ole Hendrickson, Director
• David Snider, Director
Startup Canada
• Victoria Lennox, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
• Richard Rémillard, Board Director
Tourism Industry Association of Canada
• Charlotte Bell, President and Chief Executive Officer
Universities Canada
• Wendy Therrien, Director, External Relations and Research
• Paul Davidson, President
As individuals
• David Al-Aidroos
• Duncan Black
• Mary Patricia Blum
• Jean-Pierre DeBeaumont
• Edidiong Ekanem
• Stéphane Laviolette
• Sana Musa
• Jean-François Tardif
• Carolyn Webb
Pursuant to Standing Order 83.1, the Committee resumed its pre-budget consultations in advance of the 2019 budget.

Morna Ballantyne, Brendan Marshall, Sarah Watts-Rynard, Michael Gullo, David Snider and Richard Rémillard made statements and, with Victoria Lennox and Victor Wong, answered questions.

At 4:57 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:04 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Keith Newman, Chris Roberts, Andrew Van Iterson, Charlotte Bell and Paul Davidson made statements and answered questions.

At 5:32 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit.

By unanimous consent, it was agreed, — That, notwithstanding the Committee's routine motion on the questioning of witnesses, the first round of questions be limited to five (5) minutes each.

At 5:54 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:46 p.m., the sitting resumed.

At 6:47 p.m., Hon. Wayne Easter took the Chair.

David Al-Aidroos, Duncan Black, Mary Patricia Blum, Jean-Pierre DeBeaumont, Edidiong Ekanem, Roy Goodall, Stéphane Laviolette, Sana Musa, Jean-François Tardif, Alain Trepanier and Carolyn Webb made statements.

At 7:15 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

David Gagnon
Clerk of the Committee