The Standing Committee on the Status of Women met at 11:48 a.m. this day, in Room 209, West Block, the Vice-Chair, Patricia Davidson, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Patricia Davidson, Nicole Demers, Johanne Deschamps, Candice Hoeppner, Irene Mathyssen, Cathy McLeod, Tilly O'Neill-Gordon and Lise Zarac.
Acting Members present: Hon. Larry Bagnell for Hon. Anita Neville and Scott Simms for Hon. Hedy Fry.
Associate Members present: Niki Ashton and Gerald Keddy.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Shahrzad Mobasher Fard, Analyst; Clara Morgan, Analyst. House of Commons: Catherine Millar, Committee Clerk.
Witnesses: Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs: Sue Calhoun, President; Joan Macklin, Vice-President. As an individual: Leah Vosko, Canada Research Chair in Feminist Political Economy, York University.
Sue Calhoun, Joan Macklin and Leah Vosko made statements and answered questions.
At 1:01 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Jacques MaziadeClerk of the Committee