Witnesses: Association of Canadian Community Colleges: Gerry Brown, President. Canadian Association for Graduate Studies: Jean-Pierre Gaboury, Executive Director. Canadian School Boards Association: Gerri Gershon, Vice-President; Michael Clarke, Superintendent of Business, Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. Canadian Association for Graduate Studies: John Lennox, Dean of Graduate Studies , York University. Canadian Association of University Teachers: David Robinson, Associate Executive Director. Canadian Federation of Students: George Soule, National Chairperson. Canadian Federation of Students - National Office: Michael Conlon, National Chairperson, National Graduate Council. Canadian Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators: Judy Stymest, Past President, CASFAA. Canadian Association of University Teachers: James Turk, Executive Director. Canadian Alliance of Student Associations: James Kusie, National Director; Toby White, Government Relations Officer. Quebec Federation of University Students: Guillaume Lavoie, Vice-President, International and Federal Affairs.