The Standing Committee on Finance met at 10:18 a.m. this day, at the Fairmont Pallister, Crystal Ballroom, Calgary, Alberta, the Chair, Massimo Pacetti, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Rona Ambrose, Massimo Pacetti and Charlie Penson.
Acting Members present: Robert Bouchard for Guy Côté and Mark Holland for Don H. Bell.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: June Dewetering, Principal; Sheena Starky, Analyst. Standing Committee on Finance: Christine Lafrance, Clerk of the Committee.
Witnesses: Alberta Real Estate Association: Janet Poyen, Director, Government and Industry Relations. Alberta Urban Municipalities Association: Bob Hawkesworth, President. Canadian Community Economic Development Network: Rupert Downing, Executive Director; Hazel Corcoran, Executive Director, Canadian Worker Cooperative Federation. Edmonton Joint Planning Committee on Housing: Susan McGee, Executive Director. Tax Executives Institute, Inc.: Monika Siegmund, Vice-President, Canadian Affairs; Vincent Alicandri, Treasurer.
Janet Poyen, Bob Hawkesworth, Rupert Downing, Susan McGee and Monica Siegmund made statements and answered questions.
At 11:33 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Richard DupuisClerk of the Committee