Meeting No. 35
MINUTES OF PROCEEDING
Thursday, October 30, 1997
The Standing Committee on Finance met in a televised session at 1:00 o’clock p.m., this day, in room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Maurizio Bevilacqua, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Mark Assad, Maurizio Bevilacqua, Jim Jones, Nelson Riis and Paul Szabo.
Acting Member present: Grant McNally for Dick Harris.
In attendance: From the Research Branch of the Library of Parliament: Richard Domingue, Research Officer.
Witnesses: From the Canadian Professional Sales Association: Terry Ruffell, President; Jack Shand, President, Canadian Gift & Tableware Association. As Individual: Mr. Dale Orr, Economist.
In accordance with its mandate under Standing Order 83.1, the Committee resumed its Pre-Budget Consultation Study. (See Minutes of Proceedings of Wednesday, October 15, 1997, Meeting No. 3).
Terry Ruffell, Jack Shand and Dale Orr made statements and answered questions.
At 2:15 o’clock p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Clerk of the Committee