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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
Wednesday, June 6, 2001

Issue No. 17

First and last meeting on: Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act and Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Customs Act, the Customs Tariff, the Excise Act, the Excise Tax Act and the Income Tax Act in respect of tobacco

APPEARING:

Roy Cullen, M.P. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance

WITNESSES:

From the Department of Finance:

Brian Willis, Senior Chief, Excise Act, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch;

Marlene Legare, Senior Chief, Legislation Policy, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch;

Patricia Malone, Chief, Excise Act Review, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch;

Bob Morrison, Senior Tax Policy Officer, Economic Development, Business Income Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch.

From the Association of Canadian Airport Duty Free Operators:

André Bergeron, Vice-President;

Kathy Kendall, Director.

From the Canadian Transit Company:

Remo Mancini, Corporate Vice-President.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable E. Leo Kolber, Chairman

The Honourable David Tkachuk, Deputy Chairman

and

The Honourable Senators:

Angus, Banks, * Carstairs, P.C. (or Robichaud, P.C.), Furey, Hervieux-Payette, P.C., Kelleher, P.C., Kenny, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Meighen, Oliver, Setlakwe, Wiebe

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

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 Hervieux-Payette substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Chalifoux (May 31, 2001).

The name of the Honourable Senator Furey substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Robichaud, P.C. (May 31, 2001).

The name of the Honourable Senator Kenny substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Kroft (June 6, 2001).

The name of the Honourable Senator Banks substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Poulin (June 6, 2001).