Meeting No. 57
Wednesday, November 28, 2001
The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology
met at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 308, West Block, the Chair, Susan Whelan,
Members of the Committee present: Stéphane Bergeron, Claude Drouin,
Walt Lastewka, Dan McTeague, Andy Savoy, Brent St. Denis, Joseph Volpe and
Other member present: Tony Ianno.
In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: Dan Shaw,
Witnesses: From the National Bank of Canada: Steve Tremblay,
Corporate Manager, Business Development; Simon Ledoux, Senior Manager, SME
Development; Peter Thompson, Vice-President, Commercial Outaouais, Ontario
North and East. From the TD Canada Trust: Nick Stitt, Vice-President,
Small Business Banking; David Marr, National Manager, Branch Distribution,
Agriculture Services; Craig Alexander, Senior Economist.
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), consideration of Small and Medium-Sized
Enterprise Bank Lending.
Steve Tremblay made an opening statement and, with Simon Ledoux and Peter
Thompson, answered questions.
At 4:25 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 4:29 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Nick Stitt made an opening statement and, with David Marr and Craig
Alexander, answered questions.
At 5:25 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Clerk of the