The Standing Committee on Finance met at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, James Rajotte, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Mark Adler, Hon. Scott Brison, Robert Chisholm, Alain Giguère, Shelly Glover, Randy Hoback, Brian Jean, Peter Julian, Hoang Mai, Cathy McLeod, James Rajotte and Dave Van Kesteren.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Mark Mahabir, Analyst; Brett Stuckey, Analyst.
Witnesses: Canadian Land Trust Alliance: Karen Cooper, Director. United Way of Canada: Alan Hatton, President, Chief Executive Officer. As an individual: Donald K. Johnson, Member of Advisory Board, BMO Capital Markets. Canadian Association of Gift Planners: Robert Kleinman, Executive Director, Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal. Imagine Canada: Marcel Lauzière, President and Chief Executive Officer. United Way of Burlington and Greater Hamilton: Len Lifchus, Chief Executive Officer.
Donald K. Johsnon, Robert, Kleinman, Karen Cooper, Marcel Lauzière, Len Lifchus and Alan Hatton made statements and answered questions.
At 5:25 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Guyanne L. DesforgesClerk of the Committee