REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE Tuesday, December 14, 2004

The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples

has the honour to table its

SECOND REPORT


Your Committee, which was authorized by the Senate on Thursday, November 4, 2004, to examine and report on the involvement of Aboriginal communities and businesses in economic development activities in Canada, respectfully requests that it be empowered to engage the services of such counsel and technical, clerical and other personnel as may be necessary, and to adjourn from place to place within Canada and to travel inside Canada, for the purpose of such study.

Pursuant to Chapter 3:06, section 2(1)(c) of the Senate Administrative Rules, the budget submitted to the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration and the report thereon of that Committee are appended to this report.

Respectfully submitted,

NICK SIBBESTON
Chair


APPENDIX (B) TO THE REPORT 

Tuesday, December 14, 2004

The Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration has examined the budget presented to it by the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples for the proposed expenditures of the said Committee for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2005 for the purpose of its special study on involvement of aboriginal communities and business in economic development activities, as authorized by the Senate on Thursday, November 4, 2004. The approved budget is as follows:

Professional and Other Services              $ 11,900
Transportation and Communications        $ 35,699
Other Expenditures                                 $   2,500       
TOTAL                                                  $ 50,099

(includes reduced funding for a fact-finding mission and conference attendance).

Respectfully submitted,

GEORGE FUREY
Chair


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