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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, July 6, 2010

Issue No. 15

Nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first meetings on:

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


APPEARING:

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 (morning meeting)

The Honourable Rob Merrifield, P.C., M.P., Minister of State (Transport).

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 (afternoon meeting)

The Honourable Jim Prentice, P.C., M.P., Minister of the Environment.


WITNESSES:

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 (morning meeting)

Transport Canada:

André Morency, Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services and Crown Corporation Governance;

Laureen Kinney, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister, Safety and Security Group.

The Green Party of Canada:

Elizabeth May.

Ecojustice:

Stephen Hazell, Lawyer.

Green Budget Coalition:

Barry Turner, Chair.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 (afternoon meeting)

Environmental Management & CCA:

Jeff Barnes, Senior Principal, Environmental Management.

Canadian Construction Association:

Michael Atkinson, President.

Mining Association of Canada:

Justyna Laurie-Lean, Vice-President, Environment and Health.

Canadian Labour Congress:

Hassan Yussuff, Secretary-Treasurer;

Adam Hodgins, National Representative.

Public Service Alliance of Canada:

John Gordon, President.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 (evening meeting)

West Coast Environmental Law:

Josh Paterson, Staff Lawyer (by video conference).

MiningWatch Canada:

Ramsey Hart.

Canadian Environmental Law Association:

Richard D. Lindgren, Counsel.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Joseph A. Day, Chair

The Honourable Irving Gerstein, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:
Baker, P.C., Banks, Chaput, *Cowan (or Tardif), Dickson, Finley, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Marshall, Moore, Murray, P.C., Neufeld, Raine, Ringuette, Tkachuk

* 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 Chaput replaced the Honourable Senator Callbeck (July 6, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Tkachuk replaced the Honourable Senator Marshall (July 6, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Raine replaced the Honourable Senator Runciman (July 6, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Finley replaced the Honourable Senator Seidman (July 6, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Seidman replaced the Honourable Senator Finley (July 6, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Dickson replaced the Honourable Senator Andreychuk (July 6, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Finley replaced the Honourable Senator Greene (July 6, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Andreychuk replaced the Honourable Senator Nolin (July 6, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Greene replaced the Honourable Senator Finley (July 6, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Nolin replaced the Honourable Senator Dickson (July 6, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Neufeld replaced the Honourable Senator Seidman (July 6, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Callbeck replaced the Honourable Senator Chaput (July 5, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Baker, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Banks (July 5, 2010).