The Standing Committee on Finance met by videoconference at 3:32 p.m. this day, in Room 853, 131 Queen St., the Chair, James Rajotte, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Kelly Block, Robert Carrier, Bernard Généreux, Russ Hiebert, Hon. John McKay, Massimo Pacetti, Daniel Paillé, James Rajotte and Mike Wallace.
Acting Members present: Nicolas Dufour for Robert Carrier, Nicolas Dufour for Daniel Paillé, Hon. Mark Eyking for Hon. John McCallum and Wayne Marston for Thomas J. Mulcair.
Associate Members present: John Weston.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: June Dewetering, Chief Analyst; Mark Mahabir, Analyst. House of Commons: Julie-Anne Macdonald, Committee Clerk.
Witnesses: As individuals: Keith P. Ambachtsheer, Director, Rotman International Centre for Pension Management; Daniel Béland, Canada Research Chair in Public Policy, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan. Rights For Nortel Disabled Employees: Arlene Borenstein, Representative. As an individual: Edward Whitehouse, Head of Pension Policy Analysis, Social Policy Division, Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development.
Daniel Béland, Arlene Borenstein, Keith P. Ambachtsheer by videconference from Toronto (Canada) and Edward Whitehouse by videoconference from Paris (France) made statements and answered questions.
At 5:32 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Jean-François PagéClerk of the Committee