Proceedings of the Standing
Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce
Third Session, Thirty-seventh Parliament, 2004
Chair: The Honourable RICHARD H. KROFT
Tuesday, April 20, 2004
Wednesday, April 21, 2004
Issue No. 3
First meeting on: The present state of the domestic and international financial system
First and last meeting on: Bill C-21, An Act to amend the Customs Tariff
INCLUDING: THE FOURTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-21)
- Orders of Reference
- Minutes of Proceedings
- Fourth Report
- Transcript (Evidence) of Proceedings - April 20 meeting (70K)
- Transcript (Evidence) of Proceedings - April 21 meeting (98K)
The Honourable Denis Paradis, P.C., M.P., Minister of State (Financial Institutions)
April 20 meeting
From the Bank of Canada:
David A. Dodge, Governor;
Paul Jenkins, Senior Deputy Governor.
April 21 meeting
From the Office of the Minister of State (Financial Institutions):
Martin Rivard, Policy Advisor.
From the Department of Finance:
Patrick Halley, Senior Economist, International Trade Policy Division;
Emmy Verdun, Director, International Trade Policy Division.
AS A PANEL:
From the Canadian Apparel Federation:
Elliot Lifson, President, and Vice-Chair of Peerless Clothing Inc.;
Bob Kirke, Executive Director.
From the A & R Dress Company Inc.:
Randy Rotchin, President.
From COMO Diffusion Inc.:
Paul Ostrov, President and CEO.
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Richard H. Kroft, Chair
The Honourable David Tkachuk, Deputy Chair
The Honourable Senators:
Angus, *Austin, P.C. (or Rompkey, P.C.), Biron, Chaput, Fitzpatrick, Harb, Hervieux-Payette, P.C., Kelleher, P.C., *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Massicotte, Meighen, Moore, Prud'homme, P.C.
* 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 Fitzpatrick substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Mercer (March 12, 2004).
The name of the Honourable Senator Massicotte substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Chaput (March 12, 2004).
The name of the Honourable Senator Chaput substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Kroft (April 21, 2004).