Witnesses: Institute for Research on Public Policy: Mel Cappe, President. National Statistics Council: Ian McKinnon, Chair. Canada First Community Organization: Joseph Lam, Vice-President. As an individual: James P. Henderson. Canadian Association of University Teachers: James L. Turk, Executive Director; Michael Ornstein, Member, Research Advisory Committee. Métis National Council: Clément Chartier, President. As individuals: Michael R. Veall, Professor, Department of Economics, McMaster University; Jean-Pierre Beaud, Dean, Faculty of Political Science and Law, University of Québec in Montréal; Dave Rutherford. Chinese Business Association: Victor Oh, Honorary President of the Mississauga Chinese Business Association. Federation of University Professors of Quebec: Denis Bélisle, Vice-President. Social Planning Council of Winnipeg: Ken Murdoch, Coordinator. British Columbia Civil Liberties Association: Micheal Vonn, Policy Director. Canadian Council on Social Development: Peggy Taillon, President and Chief Executive Officer. Association francophone pour le savoir: Pierre Noreau, President. Toronto Community and Culture Centre: Xinsheng (Simon) Zhong, Executive Director. As an individual: Lawrie McFarlane, Editorial Writer, Victoria Times Colonist.