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Standing Committee on Finance
House of Commons / Chambre des communes
Comité permanent des finances

For immediate release


House Finance Committee to Hold an Open Mic Session in Ottawa

Ottawa, September 17, 2018 -

As part of its mandate to consult broadly with Canadians about their budgetary priorities, the House of Commons’ Finance Committee is holding an ‘open mic session’ in Ottawa on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. This session will be the first of a series of ten open mic sessions held by the Committee across the country, as part of its consultations in advance of the 2019 federal budget. Details are below:

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Ottawa, Ontario
House of Commons 6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.Open mic session
Centre Block
Room 237-C

Open mic sessions are held in order to provide Canadians the opportunity to speak to the Committee and to present their views on the topic of economic growth. Members of the public who wish to speak at these open mic sessions must register on-site at least 30 minutes before the start of the public session. The list of speakers will be determined on a first-come, first- served basis. At the discretion of the Chair, each speaker will be allotted approximately one minute.

Please note that members of the public must clear security and provide photo identification before they can be granted access to the meeting room. Lines could be expected.

For more information about the Committee’s work, please consult its website:

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For more information, please contact:
David Gagnon, Clerk of the Standing Committee on Finance
Tel: 613-992-9753
Alexandre Jacques, Committee Clerk
Tel: 613-992-9602