The Standing Committee on Finance met at 3:33 p.m. this day, in Room 213, Wellington Building, the Chair, Rob Merrifield, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Paul Crête, Dean Del Mastro, Rick Dykstra, Jean-Yves Laforest, Hon. John McCallum, Hon. John McKay, Ted Menzies, Rob Merrifield, Thomas J. Mulcair, Massimo Pacetti, Hon. Garth Turner and Mike Wallace.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: June Dewetering, Principal Analyst; Alexandre Laurin, Analyst.
Witnesses: Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec: Pierre Laliberté, Political Advisor, Manufacturing Sector. Forest Products Association of Canada: Avrim Lazar, President and Chief Executive Officer. Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters: Jayson Myers, President.
Avrim Lazar, Jayson Myers and Pierre Laliberté made statements and answered questions.
At 4:04 p.m., Massimo Pacetti took the Chair.
At 4:47 p.m., Rob Merrifield took the Chair.
At 5:16 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Jean-François LafleurCommittee Clerk