Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Science and Technology
First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98
Chairman: The Honourable LOWELL MURRAY, P.C.
Tuesday, December 8, 1998
Wednesday, December 9, 1998
Issue No. 22
Second and last meeting on: Bill S-10, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act,
with proposed amendments Thirteenth meeting on: The dimensions of social
cohesion in Canada in the context of globalization and other economic and
structural forces that influence trust and reciprocity among Canadians
INCLUDING: THE FIFTEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill S-10)
On Bill S-10:
Tuesday, December 8, 1998:
From the Don't Tax Reading Coalition:
Jacqueline Hushion, Chairperson;
David Hunt, National Coordinator.
From the Canadian University Press:
Craig Saunders, National Coordinator.
From the Canadian Magazine Publishers' Association:
Jean Paré, Publisher, L'actualité Magazine;
Rick Boychuk, Editor, Canadian Geographic Magazine.
From the Canadian Booksellers' Association:
Sheryl McKean, Executive Director;
Jane Cooney, Past President; Proprietor, Books for Business.
From the Canadian Publishers' Council:
F. C. Larry Muller, Chair, Educational Resources Group.
Wednesday, December 9, 1998:
Professor John F. Helliwell, O.C., Department of Economics, University of
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Lowell Murray, P.C., Chairman
The Honourable Senators:
Butts, Callbeck, Cohen, Ferretti Barth, Gill, * Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs),
Johnstone, Lavoie-Roux, LeBreton, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)),
Phillips, Robichaud, P.C. (Saint-Louis-de-Kent), Poy
* Ex Officio Members
Changes in membership of the committee:
Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:
The name of the Honourable Senator Robichaud substituted for that of the
Honourable Senator Maloney (December 8, 1998).
The name of the Honourable Senator Di Nino substituted for that of the
Honourable Senator Phillips (December 8, 1998).
The name of the Honourable Senator Phillips substituted for that of the
Honourable Senator Di Nino (December 9, 1998).
The name of the Honourable Senator Ruck substituted for that of the Honourable
Senator Poy (December 11, 1998).
The name of the Honourable Senator Callbeck substituted for that of the
Honourable Senator Cools (December 11, 1998).