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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

Second Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2009

Chair: The Honourable JOSEPH A. DAY


Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Issue No. 2

Second and third (final) meetings on:

Supplementary Estimates (C), 2008-2009

and

First meeting on:

The 2009-2010 Estimates

INCLUDING:
THE THIRD REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Supplementary Estimates (C), 2008-2009)


WITNESSES:

Tuesday, March 3, 2009:

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada:

Pierre Corriveau, Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Management;

Andrew Marsland, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Branch;

Greg Meredith, Assistant Deputy Minister, Farm Financial Programs Branch;

Susie Miller, Director General, Food Value Chain Bureau.

Industry Canada:

John Connell, Director General, Small Business Policy Branch;

Nathalie Poirier-Mizon, Director, Canada Small Business Financing Program Directorate;

Steve Watton, Manager, Economic and Policy Analysis.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009:

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat:

Alister Smith, Assistant Secretary, Expenditure Management Sector;

Gregory Smith, Senior Director, Expenditure Operations and Estimates Division, Expenditure Management Sector.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Joseph A. Day, Chair

The Honourable Irving Gerstein, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Callbeck, Chaput, *Cowan (or Tardif), De Bané, P.C., Di Nino, Eggleton, P.C., *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Mitchell, Nancy Ruth, Neufeld, Ringuette, Rivard

*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 Honourable Senator Di Nino replaced the Honourable Senator Meighen (March 5, 2009).

The Honourable Senator Mitchell replaced the Honourable Senator Banks (March 5, 2009).

The Honourable Senator Meighen replaced the Honourable Senator Di Nino (March 4, 2009).

The Honourable Senator Banks replaced the Honourable Senator Mitchell (March 3, 2009).