Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Issue 22 -Minutes of Proceedings -June 12, 2012 (morning meeting)
OTTAWA, Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance met this day, at 9:30 a.m., in room 9, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Joseph A. Day, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Buth, Callbeck, Day, Eaton, Gerstein, Hervieux-Payette, P.C., Nancy Ruth, Peterson, Ringuette, Runciman, Smith (Saurel) and Wallace (12).
In attendance: Édison Roy-César and Sylvain Fleury, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament.
Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, May 3, 2012, the committee continued its examination of the subject-matter of all of Bill C-38, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 29, 2012 and other measures, introduced in the House of Commons on April 26, 2012, in advance of the said bill coming before the Senate. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 18.)
United Steelworkers — USW:
Erin Weir, Economist.
Mr. Weir made a statement and answered questions.
At 10:25 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.
Clerk of the Committee