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

For immediate release


NEWS RELEASE


House Finance Committee Travels West for Public Hearings on 3-6 October

Ottawa, September 30, 2016 -

“As the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance announced on 9 September 2016, Committee members will be travelling throughout Canada the weeks of 3 and 17 October in order to hear from groups and individuals about their budgetary priorities. In addition to our scheduled witnesses, a number of interested Canadians who were not invited to make a formal appearance will have up to one minute each to share their views with Committee members during the ‘open mic’ portion of our meeting,” said the Honourable Wayne Easter, P.C., M.P., Chair of the House Finance Committee.

“I know I speak on behalf of the Committee in saying that we are very much looking forward to meeting with Canadians, and we hope that many take advantage of our ‘open mic’ opportunity,” Mr. Easter concluded.

To participate in the ‘open mic’ portion of the Committee’s meetings during the week of 3 October, individuals must submit their name to Committee staff in person at the hotel no later than 11:30 a.m. on the dates and in the locations indicated below. Spaces will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note that witnesses and members of the public will be required to undergo security screening and must provide photo identification before being given access to the meeting room. Line-ups may occur.

DATE

HOTEL NAME AND LOCATION

MEETING ROOM(S) IN THE HOTEL

MAXIMUM TIME FOR ‘OPEN MIC’ SESSION

3 October

Delta Okanagan Resort

1310 Water St.

Kelowna, BC

Shuswap/Pennask/Skeena

12:30-13:30

4 October

Delta Edmonton South Hotel

4440 Gateway Blvd.

Edmonton, AB

Imperial

12:30-13:30

5 October

Delta Regina Hotel

1919 Saskatchewan Dr.

Regina, SK

Umbria

12:30-13:30

6 October

Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown

288 Portage Ave.

Winnipeg, MB

Ambassador H

12:30-13:30

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For more information, please contact:
Suzie Cadieux, Clerk of the Standing Committee on Finance
Tel: 613-992-9753
E-mail: FINA@parl.gc.ca