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

Third Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2010

Chair: The Honourable MICHAEL A. MEIGHEN

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Issue No. 3

First meetings on:

The study of the extent to which Canadians are saving in Tax-Free Savings Accounts and registered retirement savings plans


Department of Finance:

Baxter Williams, Director, Personal Income Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch.

C.D. Howe Institute:

Alexandre Laurin, Senior Policy Analyst.


The Honourable Michael A. Meighen, Chair

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


The Honourable Senators:

*Cowan (or Tardif), Di Nino, Gerstein, Harb, Kochhar, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Massicotte, Moore, Plett, Ringuette, Rivard, Seidman

* 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 Greene (March 31, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Plett replaced the Honourable Senator St. Germain, P.C. (March 31, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Seidman replaced the Honourable Senator Oliver (March 31, 2010).

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