Meeting No. 103
Thursday, May 23, 2002
The Standing Committee on Finance met in a televised session
at 9:45 a.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, Sue Barnes,
Members of the Committee present: Sue Barnes, Albina Guarnieri, Rahim
Jaffer, Sophia Leung, The Hon. Maria Minna, Shawn Murphy, The Hon. Lorne
Nystrom, Charlie Penson, Pauline Picard, Gary Pillitteri, Bryon Wilfert.
In attendance: From the Research Branch of the Library of
Parliament: June Dewetering, Acting Principal, Blayne Haggart; and
Marc-André Pigeon, Research Officers.
Witnesses: From the Federation of Canadian Municipalities:
Jack Layton, President; James W. Knight, Chief Executive Director. From the
Fraser Institute: Fred McMahon, Director, Centre for Globalization. From
the Canada West Foundation: Dr. Loleen Berdahl, Acting President and CEO. As
Individual: Dr. Enid Slack, President, Enid Slack Consulting Inc..
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee continued its pre-budget
The witnesses made statements and answered questions.
At 11:45 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Clerk of the Committee