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Date / Time Studies & Bills Location Session  Note
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Bill C-259, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (elimination of excise tax on jewellery)
    • Jim Daman, Director, Sales Tax Division (Finance Canada)
    • John Duncan, M.P., Vancouver Island North (As an Individual)
    • Andrew Otto, Senior Tax Policy Officer, Sales Tax Division (Finance Canada)
  • Bill C-259, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (elimination of excise tax on jewellery)
    • Abbey Evenchick (As an individual)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room 2, Victoria Building 38-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Bill C-55, An Act to establish the Wage Earner Protection Program Act, to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
    • Consideration of a draft report
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 505, Victoria Building 38-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
In Camera
  • Bill C-55, An Act to establish the Wage Earner Protection Program Act, to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
    • The Honourable Joseph Frank Fontana, P.C., M.P., Minister of Labour and Housing (Employment and Social Development Canada )
    • The Honourable Jerry Pickard, P.C., M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry (As an Individual)
    • Joseph Allen, Senior Project Leader, Corporate and Insolvency Law Policy (Industry Canada)
    • Gilles Gauthier, Director, Corporate and Insolvency Law Policy (Industry Canada)
    • John McKennirey, Assistant Deputy Minister, Labour (Human Resources and Skills Development Canada)
    • Gay Stinson, Director, Labour Policy Development (Human Resources and Skills Development Canada)
    • Clause-by-clause consideration
Room 9, Victoria Building 38-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Examine and report on consumer issues arising in the financial services sector
    • James Brierley, Chairman, President, Munich Re Canada (Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association)
    • Randy Bundus, Vice-President and General Counsel (Insurance Bureau of Canada)
    • André Fredette, Chair (Reinsurance Research Council of Canada)
    • Charles McLeod, President (Canadian Institute of Actuaries)
    • James S. Witol, Vice-President, Taxation and Research (Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association)
  • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
    • Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)
Room 9, Victoria Building 38-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
Partial In Camera
  • Examine and report on consumer issues arising in the financial services sector
    • Norman J.K. Bishop, Board Secretary (Canadian Payday Loan Association)
    • Louise Bourassa, Senior Vice-President, Administrative Services, Laurentian Bank of Canada (Canadian Bankers Association)
    • Terry Campbell, Vice-President, Policy (Canadian Bankers Association)
    • Doug Kreviazuk, Vice-President, Policy and Research (Canadian Payments Association)
    • Susan Murray, Director, Consumer Education and Public Affairs (Financial Consumer Agency of Canada)
    • Pierre Roach, Vice-President, Payment Services (Canadian Payments Association)
Room 9, Victoria Building 38-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • The present state of the domestic and international financial system
    • David Dodge, Governor (Bank of Canada)
    • Paul Jenkins, Senior Deputy Governor (Bank of Canada)
Room 9, Victoria Building 38-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Examine and report on issues dealing with the demographic change that will occur in Canada within the next two decades
    • Robert L. Brown, Director, Institute of Insurance & Pension Research and Professor, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo (As an individual)
    • Jacques Henripin, Professor emeritus, University of Montréal (As an individual)
    • Phillip Longman, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow (New America Foundation)
    • Jean-Claude Ménard, Chief Actuary (Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions)
    • Steven Tobin, Economist, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Employment Analysis and Policy Division (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
Room 9, Victoria Building 38-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • Examine and report on issues dealing with the demographic change that will occur in Canada within the next two decades
    • Alain Bélanger, Coordinator, Research and Analysis, Demography Division (Statistics Canada)
    • Paul Darby, Deputy Chief Economist (The Conference Board of Canada)
    • Alain Denhez, Associate Project Director (Policy Research Initiative)
    • Richard Fahey, Vice-President, Québec (Canadian Federation of Independent Business)
    • Terrance Hunsley, Senior Project Director (Policy Research Initiative)
    • Benoît Robidoux, Director, Economic and Fiscal Policy Branch, Economic Studies and Policy Analysis Division (Department of Finance Canada)
    • William B.P. Robson, Senior Vice-President and Director of Research (C.D. Howe Institute)
    • Rob Taylor, Senior Policy Analyst, National Affairs (Canadian Federation of Independent Business)
    • Pamela White, Director, Demography Division (Statistics Canada)
Room 9, Victoria Building 38-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
  • Examine and report on consumer issues arising in the financial services sector
    • David Agnew, Ombudsman and CEO (Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments)
    • Brigitte Boutin, Deputy Ombudsman (Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments)
  • The present state of the domestic and international financial system
    • Oscar Belaiche, Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Goodman & Company Investment Counsel Dynamic Mutual Funds (As an individual)
    • Michael Brooks, Executive Director (Real Property Association of Canada)
    • Chris Conway, Manager, Government Relations (Real Property Association of Canada)
    • James Alexander McIntyre, Vice-President and Senior Portfolio Manager, Sentry Select Capital Corporation (As an individual)
    • Jack Mintz, President and Chief Executive Officer, C.D. Howe Institute (As an individual)
    • Ian C.W. Russell, Senior Vice-President, Industry Relations & Representation (Investment Dealers Association of Canada)
Room 9, Victoria Building 38-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
When the Senate rises but not before time shown above.
  • The present state of the domestic and international financial system
    • Marcel R. Coutu, President and CEO, Canadian Oilsands; (Canadian Association of Income Funds:)
    • Mr. Leonard L. Farber, General Director, Legislation, Tax Policy Branch (From the Department of Finance Canada:)
    • Paul Hollands, President and CEO, A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. (Canadian Association of Income Funds:)
    • George Kesteven, President of the Canadian Association of Income Funds and Manager, Investor Relations, PrimeWest Energy; (Canadian Association of Income Funds:)
    • Louise Levonian, Director, Business Income Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch; (From the Department of Finance Canada:)
    • Denis Normand, Senior Chief, Business Income Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch. (From the Department of Finance Canada:)
    • Stephen Probyn, President and CEO, Clean Power Income Fund; (Canadian Association of Income Funds:)
Room 9, Victoria Building 38-1 [Link to the notice of this meeting]
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