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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Aboriginal Peoples

First Session, Thirty-eighth Parliament, 2004-05

Chair: The Honourable NICK G. SIBBESTON


Tuesday, May 10, 2005
Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Issue No. 7

Eighth meeting on:

The involvement of Aboriginal communities and businesses in economic development activities in Canada

and

First and final meeting on:

Pursuant to rule 131, referral of the Response of the government to the Sixth Report of the Committee entitled "Urban Aboriginal Youth: An Action Plan for Change''


APPEARING:

The Honourable Ethel Blondin-Andrew, P.C., M.P., Minister of State (Northern Development)


WITNESSES:

Tuesday, May 10, 2005

Industry Canada:

Jeff Moore, Executive Director, Aboriginal Business Canada;

Gerry Huebner, Manager, Program Services Aboriginal Business Canada;

Kevin Freiheit, Senior Research Economist.

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Office of the Federal Interlocutor for Metis and Non-status Indians:

Allan MacDonald, Director;

Susan Anzolin, Senior Policy Analyst.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Nick G. Sibbeston, Chair

The Honourable Gerry St. Germain, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Angus, *Austin, P.C., (or Rompkey, P.C.), Buchanan, P.C., Christensen, Fitzpatrick, Gustafson, *Kinsella, (or Stratton), Léger, Pearson, Peterson, Watt

*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 Peterson, substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Tardif (May 5, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Gill, substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Watt (May 10, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Watt, substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Gill (May 11, 2005).