The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology met at 3:37 p.m. this day, in Room 269, West Block, the Chair, James Rajotte, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: André Arthur, Hon. Scott Brison, Paule Brunelle, Colin Carrie, Hon. Mark Eyking, Hon. Dan McTeague, Peggy Nash, James Rajotte, Hon. Raymond Simard, Dave Van Kesteren and Robert Vincent.
Acting Members present: Brian Masse for Peggy Nash and Daniel Petit for Bruce Stanton.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Eleanor Fast, Analyst; Dan Shaw, Analyst.
Witnesses: Canadian Chamber of Commerce: Hon. Perrin Beatty, President and Chief Executive Officer; Michael Murphy, Executive Vice-President, Policy. Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters: Jayson Myers, President. Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association: Mark A. Nantais, President. Forest Products Association of Canada: Avrim Lazar, President and Chief Executive Officer.
The Hon. Perrin Beatty, Jayson Myers, Mark A. Nantais and Avrim Lazar made statements and, with Michael Murphy, answered questions.
At 5:35 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Michelle TittleyClerk of the Committee