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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce

First Session Thirty-seventh Parliament, 2001

Chairman: 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

WITNESSES:

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

and

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, Setlakwe, Wiebe

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

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 10, 2001).

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).