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

Second Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2009

Chair: The Honourable MICHAEL A. MEIGHEN


Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Thursday, May 14, 2009

Issue No. 7

First and second meetings on:

Elements contained in Bill C-10, the Budget Implementation Act, 2009 dealing with the Competition Act (Part 12)


WITNESSES:

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Competition Bureau Canada:

Melanie Aitken, Interim Commissioner of Competition.

Industry Canada:

Colette Downie, Director General, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce:

Shirley-Ann George, Senior Vice-President, Policy;

George Addy, Chair, Canadian Chamber Board Policy Committee.

Retail Council of Canada:

Peter Woolford, Vice-President, Policy Development and Research.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Canadian Bar Association:

John D. Bodrug, Chair, National Competition Law Section;

Paul Collins, Vice-Chair, (Enforcement) National Competition Law Section;

Janet Bolton, Chair, Legislation and Competition Policy Committee, National Competition Law Section;

Omar Wakil, Chair, Mergers Committee, National Competition Law Section.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP:

Tim Kennish, Counsel.

Public Interest Advocacy Centre:

Michael Janigan, Executive Director/General Counsel.

Option Consommateurs:

Anu Bose, Head of the Ottawa Office.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Michael A. Meighen, Chair

The Honourable Céline Hervieux-Payette, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

*Cowan (or Tardif), Eyton, Fox, P.C., Gerstein, Greene, Harb, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Massicotte, Moore, Oliver, Ringuette

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)