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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’S PUBLIC HEARINGS 17–21 OCTOBER IN ATLANTIC CANADA, QUEBEC AND ONTARIO

Ottawa, October 6, 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 on 17, 18, 19 and 20 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. On 21 October, individuals must submit their name no later than 1:30 p.m. On all days, 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

17 October

Delta Hotel Fredericton

225 Woodstock Rd.

Fredericton, NB

Grand Ballroom AB

12:30-13:30

18 October

Delta Prince Edward Island

18 Queen Street

Charlottetown, PEI

Archibald Campbell Cartier

12:30-13:30

19 October

Delta Hotel Halifax

1900 Barrington St.

Halifax, NS

Bluenose Ballroom

12:30-13:30

20 October

Hôtel le Concorde Québec

1225 Cours de Général-de-Montcalm

Québec City, QC

Borduas-Krieghoff 2

12:30-13:30

21 October

International Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre

655 Dixon Road

Toronto, ON

International C

14:30-15:30

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