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

Third Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2010

Chair: The Honourable MICHAEL A. MEIGHEN


Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Thursday, February 3, 2011

Issue No. 16

Third and fourth (final) meetings on:

Bill S-206, An Act to establish gender parity on the board of directors of certain corporations, financial institutions and parent Crown corporations

INCLUDING:
THE EIGHTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill S-206)


WITNESSES:

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Mouvement d'éducation et de defense des actionnaires (MÉDAC):

Louise Champoux-Paillé, Administrator (by video conference).

Réseau des femmes d'affaires du Québec:

Ruth Vachon, President and CEO (by video conference);

Justine Lacoste, Lawyer (by video conference).

The Mustard Seed:

Irene Pfeiffer, Strategic Consultant (by video conference).

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Canadian Coalition for Good Governance:

Judy Cotte, General Counsel and Director of Policy Development.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Michael A. Meighen, Chair

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

and

The Honourable Senators:

Ataullahjan, *Cowan (or Tardif), Frum, Gerstein, Kochhar, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Massicotte, Mockler, Moore, Oliver, Poy, Ringuette

* 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 Kochhar replaced the Honourable Senator Greene (February 3, 2011).

The Honourable Senator Poy replaced the Honourable Senator Pépin (February 3, 2011).

The Honourable Senator Greene replaced the Honourable Senator Kochhar (February 3, 2011).

The Honourable Senator Pépin replaced the Honourable Senator Harb (February 2, 2011).

The Honourable Senator Frum replaced the Honourable Senator Greene (February 2, 2011).

The Honourable Senator Gerstein replaced the Honourable Senator Plett (January 31, 2011).