MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Meeting No. 136
Tuesday, October 20, 1998
The Standing Committee on Finance met at 9:00 a.m. this day, in the Micheal Angelo Ballroom at the Radisson in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, the Chair, Maurizio Bevilacqua, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Carolyn Bennett, Maurizio Bevilacqua, Ken Epp and Tony Valeri.
Associate Member present: The Hon. Lorne Nystrom
In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: Marion Wrobel, Researcher.
Witnesses: Round Table I
From Canadian Western Bank: Larry M. Pollock, President and CEO. From Duchin, Bayda and Kroczynski Barristers and Solicitors: Bernard Duchin, Partner. From the Canadian Federation of Independent Deposit Brokers: Jack Rothemberg, Committee Member. From the First Nations Bank of Canada: David Ross, President and Chief Operating Officer; Keith G. Martell, Chair of the Board of Directors. From the Insurance Brokers Association of Saskatchewan: Barb Ricard, President; Randy Parker, Past President; Louis LaFrance, Insurance Brokers.
From Saskatoon District Chamber of Commerce: Ken Smith-Windsor, Executive Director.
In accordance with its mandate under Standing Order 108(2), the Committee resumed its study of the Report of the Task Force on the future of the Canadian Financial Services Sector. (See Minutes of Proceedings dated Monday, September 21, 1998, Meeting No. 106).
The witnesses from Round Table I made opening statements and answered questions.
At 11:00 a.m., Ken Smith-Windsor from the Saskatoon District Chamber of Commerce, made an opening statement, and along with the witnesses from Round Table I, answered questions.
At 12:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Clerk of the Committee
Co-Clerk of the Committee