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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 138
Thursday, April 18, 2024, 10:01 a.m. to 2:07 p.m.
Peter Fonseca, Chair (Liberal)

• Vance Badawey for Rachel Bendayan (Liberal)
• Hon. Ed Fast for Philip Lawrence (Conservative)
• Wilson Miao for Rachel Bendayan (Liberal)
• Denis Trudel for Gabriel Ste-Marie (Bloc Québécois)
• Ryan Williams for Jasraj Singh Hallan (Conservative)
• Jean Yip for Rachel Bendayan (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Brett Capwell, Analyst
As an individual
• David Brown, Realtor
• Jennifer Quaid, Associate Professor and Vice-Dean Research, Civil Law Section, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
Association of acers producers of Québec
• Nicolas Baron, Vice-President
• Vincent Lambert, Secretary General
• Patrice Plouffe, Treasurer
Canadian Dental Association
• Aaron Burry, Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Society for Disability and Oral Health
• Joan Rush, Vice-President and Advocacy Committee Chair
Competition Bureau Canada
• Matthew Boswell, Commissioner of Competition
• Anthony Durocher, Deputy Commissioner, Competition Promotion Branch
• Jeanne Pratt, Senior Deputy Commissioner, Mergers and Monopolistic Practices Branch
Montreal Economic Institute
• Renaud Brossard, Vice-President, Communications
• Daniel Dufort, President and Chief Executive Officer
Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer
• Yves Giroux, Parliamentary Budget Officer
• Diarra Sourang, Director, Economic Analysis
Union des consommateurs
• Maxime Dorais, Co-Director general
• Olivier Surprenant, Public Policy and Health Analyst
Pursuant to the order of reference of Monday, March 18, 2024, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-59, An Act to implement certain provisions of the fall economic statement tabled in Parliament on November 21, 2023 and certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 28, 2023.

David Brown, Jennifer Quaid, Aaron Burry, Maxime Dorais and Olivier Surprenant made statements and answered questions.

At 11:03 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:09 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Matthew Boswell and Yves Giroux made statements and, with Jeanne Pratt, Anthony Durocher and Diarra Sourang, answered questions.

At 1:02 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 1:11 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Nicolas Baron, Joan Rush and Daniel Dufort made statements and, with Vincent Lambert, Patrice Plouffe and Renaud Brossard, answered questions.

At 2:07 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Alexandre Roger
Clerk of the committee