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

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013-14

Chair: The Honourable IRVING GERSTEIN

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Thursday, January 30, 2014

Issue No. 4

Fourth and fifth meetings on:

The ability of individuals to establish a registered disability savings plan (RDSP), with particular emphasis on legal representation and the ability of individuals to enter into a contract


Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Canadian National Institute for the Blind:

Marc Workman, National Manager of Advocacy.

Canadian Mental Health Association, Ottawa Branch:

Karen Nelson, President;

Tim Simboli, Executive Director.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Mackenzie Investments (by video conference):

Carol Bezaire, Vice-President, Tax and Estates Advisory Services;

Sophie Dagneau, Manager, Operations Services.

Assante Capital Management Ltd. (by video conference):

Trevor Marsh, Financial Advisor.


The Honourable Irving Gerstein, Chair

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


The Honourable Senators:

Black, Campbell, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), *Cowan (or Fraser), Greene, Maltais, Massicotte, Mockler, Nancy Ruth, Ringuette, Tkachuk, Wells

* Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Mockler replaced the Honourable Senator Rivard (January 29, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Rivard replaced the Honourable Senator Nolin (January 29, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Wells replaced the Honourable Senator Ngo (January 29, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Nolin replaced the Honourable Senator Rivard (January 29, 2014).

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