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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

First Session Thirty-seventh Parliament, 2001

Chairman: The Honourable LOWELL MURRAY, P.C.
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

Issue No. 25

Fifth meeting on: The effectiveness and possible improvements to the present equalization policy in ensuring that provincial governments have sufficient revenues to provide reasonably comparable levels of public service at reasonably comparable levels of taxation

WITNESSES:

From Queen's University:

Dan Usher.

From the Canadian Union of Public Employees:

Paul Moist, General Vice-President;

Wayne Lucas, General Vice-President;

Heather Farrow, Senior Research Officer;

Jane Stinson, Research Director.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lowell Murray, P.C., Chairman

The Honourable Isobel Finnerty, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Banks, Bolduc, *Carstairs, P.C. (or Robichaud, P.C.), Cools, Day, Doody, Ferretti Barth, Kinsella, *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Mahovlich, Stratton, Tunney.

* 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 Day substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Furey (October 30, 2001).

The name of the Honourable Senator Furey substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Christensen (October 28, 2001).