Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce
First Session Thirty-seventh Parliament, 2001
The Honourable E. LEO KOLBER
Thursday, May 10, 2001
Issue No. 13
Fifth meeting on: Bill C-8, An Act to establish the Financial Consumer Agency of
Canada and to amend certain Acts in relation to financial institutions
From the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA):
Claude Garcia, Chairman CLHIA and President, Canadian Operations, Standard
Life Assurance Company;
Mark Daniels, President, CLHIA;
J.-P. Bernier, Vice President and General Counsel, CLHIA.
From the Insurance Consumers Group:
Bill Podmore, President.
From the Insurance Bureau of Canada:
George Anderson, President and CEO;
Paul Kovacs, Senior Vice President of Policy Development and Chief Economist;
Suzanne Sabourin, Executive Director, Government Relations.
From the Canadian Banking Ombudsman :
Dr. Peggy-Anne Brown, Chair;
R. Michael Lauber, FCA, Ombudsman and Chief Executive Officer.
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable E. Leo Kolber, Chairman
The Honourable David Tkachuk, Deputy Chairman
The Honourable Senators:
Angus, * Carstairs, P.C. (or Robichaud, P.C.), Furey, Hervieux-Payette, P.C.,
Kelleher, P.C., Kroft, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Meighen, Oliver, Poulin,
* Ex Officio Members
Changes of membership of the committee:
Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:
The names of the Honourable Senators Wiebe and Hervieux-Payette, P.C., were
substituted for those of the Honourable Senators Taylor and Finestone, P.C., (May
The names of the Honourable Senators Finestone, P.C., and Taylor were
substituted for those of the Honourable Senators Hervieux-Payette, P.C., and
Fitzpatrick (May 10, 2001).
The name of the Honourable Senator Fitzpatrick was substituted for that of
the Honourable Senator Wiebe (May 10, 2001).
The name of the Honourable Senator Wiebe was substituted for that of the
Honourable Senator Taylor (May 10, 2001).