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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

Third Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2010

Chair: The Honourable JOSEPH A. DAY

Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Issue No. 12

Fourth (final) meeting on:
The study of the Supplementary Estimates (A), 2010-2011


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

(Report on the Supplementary Estimates (A), 2010-2011)


Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - Morning

Hitachi Canada Ltd:

Howard Shearer, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Canadian Medical Association:

Dr. Briane Scharfstein, Associate Secretary-General.

London Health Sciences Centre:

Dr. Al Driedger, Department of Nuclear Medicine.

Association des médecins spécialistes en médecine nucléaire du Québec:

Dr. François Lamoureux, President.

As individuals:

Harrie Vredenburg, Suncor Energy Chair in Competitive Strategy & Sustainable Development, University of Calgary;

Dr. Boyd Upper, Former President, Associated Medical Services.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - Afternoon

École Polytechnique de Montréal:

Guy Marleau, Associate Professor, Department of Engineering Physics.

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.:

Patrick Lamarre, Executive Vice-President.

Laker Energy Products Limited:

Christopher Hughes, President.

McMaster University:

David Novog, Associate Professor, Department of Engineering Physics.

Mount Royal University:

Duane Bratt, Associate Professor.

Canadian Venture Capital Association:

John Ruffolo, Chair, Tax Policy Committee.

Choate Hall & Stewart LLP:

Stephen A. Hurwitz, Partner.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Canadian Nuclear Workers' Council:

David Shier, President.

Society of Professional Engineers and Associates:

Michael Ivanco, Vice-President.

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers:

Peter Routliff, International Representative.

The Society of Energy Professionals:

Rodney Sheppard, President.

International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers:

Jacques Dubois, President of the District Council of Eastern Canada.

Organization of CANDU Industries:

Neil Alexander, President.

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC):

Jason K. Cameron, Director General, Strategic Planning Directorate, Regulatory Affairs Branch.


The Honourable Joseph A. Day, Chair

The Honourable Irving Gerstein, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Callbeck, *Cowan (or Tardif), Dawson, Dickson, Finley, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Marshall, Murray, P.C., Neufeld, Peterson, 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 Dawson replaced the Honourable Senator Poulin (June 22, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Peterson replaced the Honourable Senator Eggleton, P.C. (June 21, 2010).