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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 38
Thursday, June 18, 2020, 3:01 p.m. to 7:08 p.m.
Hon. Wayne Easter, Chair (Liberal)

• Philip Lawrence for Michael Cooper (Conservative)
• Greg McLean for Marty Morantz (Conservative)
House of Commons
• Christine Lafrance, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Andrew Barton, Analyst
• Sylvain Fleury, Analyst
BMO Bank of Montreal
• Douglas Porter, Chief Economist
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
• David Macdonald, Senior Economist
Catch Capital Partners Inc.
• Jeff Wareham, Chief Executive Officer
CIBC Capital Markets
• Avery Shenfeld, Managing Director and Chief Economist
Desjardins Group
• Mathieu D'Anjou, Director and Deputy Chief Economist
Dominion Lending Centres
• Sherry Cooper, Chief Economist
• Jean-François Perrault, Chief Economist
Association for Mountain Parks Protection and Enjoyment
• Stuart Back, Co-Chair
• Yannis Karlos, Co-Chair
Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers
• Gary Sands, Senior Vice-President, Small Business Coalition
Canadian Steel Producers Association
• Catherine Cobden, President
Fairness Alberta
• Bill Bewick, Executive Director
Fédération nationale des communications
• Pascale St-Onge, President
• Sophie Prégent, President of Union des artistes
Independent Broadcast Group
• Joel Fortune, Legal Counsel
• Luc Perreault, Strategic Advisor
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
• John Morgan Lewis, International Vice-President and Director of Canadian Affairs
• Arden Ryshpan, Executive Director of Canadian Actors' Equity Association
Triodetic Ltd
• Peter Chabursky, Manager, MultiPoint Foundation Division
• Lawrence Morroni, Marketing Manager, Triodetic Sales
Pursuant to the orders of reference of Tuesday, March 24, Saturday, April 11, and Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Douglas Porter, David Macdonald, Jeff Wareham, Avery Shenfeld, Mathieu D'Anjou, Sherry Cooper and Jean-François Perrault on the panel with senior economists made statements and answered questions.

At 5:00 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:17 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Yannis Karlos, Gary Sands, Catherine Cobden, Bill Bewick, Sophie Prégent, Pascale St-Onge, Luc Perreault, John Morgan Lewis, Arden Ryshpan, Lawrence Morroni and Peter Chabursky made statements and, with Joel Fortune and Stuart Back, answered questions.

At 7:08 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Alexandre Roger
Committee Clerk