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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

Third Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2010

Chair: The Honourable JOSEPH A. DAY

Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Thursday, June 17, 2010

Issue No. 10

Fourth, fifth and sixth meetings on:

Bill C-9, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 4, 2010 and other measures


The Honourable James M. Flaherty, P.C., M.P., Minister of Finance
Ted Menzies, M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance


Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Natural Resources Canada:

Cécile Cléroux, Assistant Deputy Minister, AECL Restructuring;

Jean-Frédéric Lafaille, Policy Director, AECL Review — CANDU;

Jenifer Aitken, Senior Counsel, Legal Services.

Thursday, June 17, 2010 (morning meeting)

Department of Finance Canada:

Alfred Leblanc, Director, Federal-Provincial Relations Division, Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy Branch;

Richard Botham, General Director, Economic Development and Corporate Finance;

Mark Hodgson, Senior Policy Analyst, Labour Markets/Employment/Learning, Social Policy.

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada:

Lenore Duff, Senior Director, Strategic Policy and Legislative Reform.

Thursday, June 17, 2010 (afternoon meeting)

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada:

John Drummond, Director, Softwood Lumber Controls.

Department of Finance Canada:

Carol Nelder-Corvari, Director, International Trade Policy Division, International Trade & Finance;

Patrick Halley, Chief, Tariffs and Market Access, International Trade Policy Division, International Trade & Finance.

Transport Canada:

Katherine Moynihan, Director, Portfolio Management, Crown Corporation Governance;

April Nakatsu, Director General, Crown Corporation Governance.

Industry Canada:

Allan MacGillivray, Director, Industry Framework Policy, Telecommunications Policy Branch.


The Honourable Joseph A. Day, Chair

The Honourable Irving Gerstein, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Chaput, *Cowan (or Tardif), Dickson, Finley, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Losier-Cool, Marshall, Murray, P.C., Neufeld, Poulin, Ringuette, Runciman

* 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 Cowan replaced the Honourable Senator Callbeck (June 17, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Runciman replaced the Honourable Senator Carignan (June 17, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Losier-Cool replaced the Honourable Senator Eggleton, P.C. (June 17, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Chaput replaced the Honourable Senator Poulin (June 17, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Carignan replaced the Honourable Senator Runciman (June 16, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Eggleton, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Hubley (June 15, 2010).