Witnesses: Canadian Bureau for International Education: Karen McBride, President and Chief Executive Officer ; Jennifer Humphries, Vice-President, Membership and Scholarships. Canadian Construction Association: Wayne Morsky, Chairman of the Board; Bill Ferreira, Director, Government Relations and Public Affairs. Financial Executives International Canada: Michael Conway, Chief Executive and National President; Peter Effer, Vice-President, Taxation, Shoppers Drug Mart. BMO Capital Markets: Donald Johnson, Senior Advisor. Make Poverty History: Dennis Howlett, Coordinator; Laurel Rothman, Steering Committee Member and National Coordinator. Canadian Wind Energy Association: Sean Whittaker, Vice-President, Policy. Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association: Sharon Baxter, Executive Director; Michael Sangster, Vice-President, Federal Government Relations, TELUS. Canadian Association of Retired Persons: Michael Nicin, Government Relations and Policy Development Officer; Susan Eng, Vice-President. Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists: Gillian Barnes, President; Ondina Love, Executive Director. Canadian Meat Council: James M. Laws, Executive Director; Margo Ladouceur, Regulatory Affairs Manager.