Studies & Bills

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Studies & Bills Date Referred Session  note  note
The examination on the administration and operation of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act
(2002-06-12)
Bill C-47, An Act respecting the taxation of spirits, wine and tobacco and the treatment of ships' stores
(2002-05-30)
Thursday, June 6, 2002 at 11:00 AM
  • Patricia Malone, Chief, Excise Act Review, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (As an Individual)
  • Mr. C. William Ross, President (From the Canadian Vintners Association)
  • Mr. Brian Willis, Senior Chief, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (From the Department of Finance)
Wednesday, June 5, 2002 at 3:30 PM
  • Andre J. Bergeron, Vice-President (From the Association of Canadian Airport Duty Free Operators:)
  • Rob Cunningham, Senior Policy Analyst. (Fom the Canadian Cancer Society:)
  • Kathy Kendall, The Nuance Group (Canada); André Bergeron, Association of Canadian Duty Free Operators; Remo Mancini, Canadian Transit Company, Ambassador Bridge, Windsor, Ontario. (From the Association of Canadian Airport Duty Free Operators:)
  • Patricia Malone, Chief, Excise Act Review, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (As an Individual)
  • Barbara Stymiest, President & CEO. (* By Video-conference From the Toronto Stock Exchange:)
  • Bryon Wilfert, M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance; Patricia Malone, Chief, Excise Act Review, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch; (Fom the Department of Finance:)
  • Brian Willis, Senior Chief, Excise Act, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch. (As an Individual)
Bill S-40, An Act to amend the Payment Clearing and Settlement Act
(2002-03-12)
Thursday, March 14, 2002 at 11:00 AM
  • Clive Beddoe, Chief Executive Officer. (From WestJet:)
  • Michel Favreau, Senior Vice-President and Chief Clearing Officer. (As an Individual)
  • Giovanni Giarrusso, Senior Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs; (From la Bourse de Montréal:)
  • Denis Normand, Senior Chief , Payments, Financial Sector Division, Financial Sector Policy; (From the Department of Finance:)
  • Robert S. Russell. (As an individual)
  • Doug Wyatt, General Counsel, General Legal Services. (As an Individual)
Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Competition Act and the Competition Tribunal Act
(2002-02-05)
Wednesday, May 1, 2002 at 4:12 PM
Thursday, April 25, 2002 at 11:05 AM
  • Donald B. Houston, Counsel to the Commissioner of Competition, Lawyer, Kelly Assleck Greene. (As an Individual)
  • Walt Lastewka, M.P., Chair, Standing Committee of the House of Commons on Industry, Science and Technology. (As an individual)
  • Suzanne Legault, Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Legislative Affairs Division. (Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada)
  • Dan McTeague, M.P. (As an Individual)
  • Konrad von Finckenstein, Commissioner; (From the Competition Bureau:)
Thursday, April 18, 2002 at 11:30 AM
  • The Honourable Allan Rock, P.C., M.P., Minister of Industry Canada (Industry Canada)
Wednesday, April 17, 2002 at 3:35 PM
  • The Honourable David Collenette, M.P., P.C., Minister of Transport (As an Individual)
  • Brian R. Carr, Executive Advisor, Airline Restructuring, Air Policy. (From Transport Canada:)
Thursday, March 21, 2002 at 11:05 AM
  • Gary Fane, Director, CAW Transportation. (Canadian Auto Workers)
  • Peter Greensmith, President and Executive Vice-President, Market Facts of Canada Ltd. (From the Canadian Survey Research Council:)
  • Dan McTeague, M.P. (As an Individual)
  • Margaret F. Sanderson, Vice President, Charles River Associates. (As an individual)
  • Jim Stanford, Economist (CAW Canada)
Wednesday, March 20, 2002 at 3:50 PM
  • John Baker, Senior Vice-President and General Counsel; Stephen Markey, Vice-President, Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs. (From Air Canada:)
  • Lawson Hunter, Q.C., Partner, Stikeman Elliott. (As an individual)
  • Stephen Markey, Vice-President, Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs (Air Canada)
  • Nick Mulder, Principal, Global Public Affairs. (As an individual)
Thursday, March 14, 2002 at 11:00 AM
  • Clive Beddoe, Chief Executive Officer. (From WestJet:)
  • Michel Favreau, Senior Vice-President and Chief Clearing Officer. (As an Individual)
  • Giovanni Giarrusso, Senior Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs; (From la Bourse de Montréal:)
  • Denis Normand, Senior Chief , Payments, Financial Sector Division, Financial Sector Policy; (From the Department of Finance:)
  • Robert S. Russell. (As an individual)
  • Doug Wyatt, General Counsel, General Legal Services. (As an Individual)
Wednesday, March 13, 2002 at 3:45 PM
  • George N. Addy. (As an individual)
  • Tim Kennish, Chair, National Competition Law Section; (From the Canadian Bar Association:)
  • Tamra Thomson, Director, Legislation and Law Reform. (Canadian Bar Association)
Thursday, March 7, 2002 at 11:05 AM
  • John Dillon, Vice President and Legal Counsel (Fom the Canadian Council of Chief Executives:)
  • Alain Perez, President (From the Canadian Petroleum Products Institute:)
  • Martin Taller, Board Member, ACTA (Ontario) (From the Association of Canadian Travel Agents:)
Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at 3:50 PM
  • Duff Conacher, Coordinator. (From Democracy Watch:)
  • Susan Hutton, Member, Canadian Chamber of Commerce Competition Law & Policy Task Force; (From the Canadian Chamber of Commerce:)
  • Matthew Ivis, Policy Analyst, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Canadian Council for International Business. (As an Individual)
  • André Piché, Senior Policy Analyst, National Affairs, Ottawa. (As an Individual)
  • Garth Whyte, Senior vice President, National Affairs; (From the Canadian Federation of Independent Business:)
  • Stanley Wong (As an individual)
Thursday, February 21, 2002 at 11:00 AM
  • René Blouin, President-Executive Director (From the Association québécoise des indépendants du pétrole:)
  • Dave Collins, President (From the Canadian Independent Petroleum Marketers Association:)
  • Pierre Crevier, President, Pétroles Crevier inc., Member, Economic Affairs Committee (From the Association québécoise des indépendants du pétrole:)
  • Bob MacMinn, Executive Vice-President (From the Canadian Independent Petroleum Marketers Association:)
Wednesday, February 20, 2002 at 3:50 PM
  • Louise Faille, Legal Counsel, Competition Law Division. (Fom Industry Canada :)
  • Mr. Robert Fonberg, Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet, Operations (From the Privy Council Office:)
  • Suzanne Legault, Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Competition, Legislative Affairs Division. (As an Individual)
  • David McAllister, Senior Competition Law Officer, Civil Matters Branch, Competition Bureau. ( Industry Canada)
  • Phil Ventura, Assistant Deputy Minister, Borders Task Force, Plans and Consultation. (Privy Council Office)
  • Konrad von Finckenstein, Commissioner; (From the Competition Bureau:)
Bill C-41, An Act to amend the Canadian Commercial Corporation Act
(2001-12-14)
Wednesday, February 6, 2002 at 3:35 PM
  • Marie Lucie Morin, Director General, Development Policy and Planning; (From the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade:)
  • Emechete Onuoha, Vice-President, Corporate Strategy; (As an Individual)
  • Tamara Parschin-Rybkin, Coordinator, Legal Services & Corporate Secretary. (As an Individual)
  • Douglas Patriquin, President; (From Canadian Commercial Corporation :)
  • Wayne Robson, Deputy Director, Export Financing Division. (As an Individual)
  • Paul Thoppil, Vice-President, Risk & Financial Services; (Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada)
  • Georgina Wainwright-Kemdirim, Export Financing Division; (As an Individual)
Bill C-31, An Act to amend the Export Development Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
(2001-11-20)
Thursday, November 22, 2001 at 11:05 AM
  • Honourable Perrin Beatty, President & CEO; (From the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters:)
  • Mark Boudreau, Senior Director, Policy and Research. (From the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters)
  • David Allan Harris, Counsel, Justice Legal Services (Foreign Affairs & International Trade, Department of Justice)
  • Martin H. Jensen, Export Finance Officer, Export Financing Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade; ()
  • Gilles Rheaume, Vice-President (From the Conference Board of Canada)
  • Gilles Ross, Senior Vice-President, Legal Services, and Secretary; (From the Export Development Corporation (EDC))
  • Andrew Shea, Policy Analyst, From the Conference Board of Canada ()
Wednesday, November 21, 2001 at 3:50 PM
  • Pat O'Brien, M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to Minister for International Trade (As an Individual)
  • Patricia Adams, Executive Director. (From Probe International :)
  • Peter Cameron, Senior Chief, International Finance and Economic Analysis Division, Department of Finance. (As an Individual)
  • Serge Charette, National President (From the Customs Excise Union:)
  • Mary Grover-LeBlanc, Vice-President, Corporate Reputation and External Relations. (Export Development Canada)
  • Martin H. Jensen, Export Finance Officer, Export Financing Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade; ()
  • Marie-Lucie Morin, Director General, International Business Development, Policy and Planning, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade; (From the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade:)
  • Richard C. Owens (As an individual)
  • Emilie Revil, Co-ordinator, NGOs Working Group on the EDC. (From Halifax Initiative:)
  • Gilles Ross, Senior Vice-President, Legal Services, and Secretary; (From the Export Development Corporation (EDC))
  • Eric Siegel, Executive Vice-President, Medium and Long-Term Financial Services; (From the Export Development Corporation (EDC) :)
Bill S-30, An Act to amend the Canada Corporations Act (corporations sole)
(2001-11-08)
Bill S-31, An Act to implement agreements, conventions and protocols concluded between Canada and Slovenia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru, Senegal, the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic and Germany for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income
(2001-10-17)
Wednesday, October 24, 2001 at 3:45 PM
  • Brian Ernewein, Director, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch; (From the Department of Finance:)
  • John McCallum, M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance. (As an Individual)
  • David Senecal, Tax Policy Officer, Tax Treaties, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch; (From the Department of Finance)
Bill C-22, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act, the Income Tax Application Rules, certain Acts related to the Income Tax Act, the Canada Pension Plan, the Customs Act, the Excise Tax Act, the Modernization of Benefits and Obligations Act and another Act related to the Excise Tax Act
(2001-05-30)
Thursday, June 7, 2001 at 11:00 AM
  • Mr. Roy Cullen, M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance (Minister of Finance)
  • Wallace Conrad, Chief, Corporate Reorganization and Capital Gains ( From the Department of Finance)
  • Gerald Lalonde, Senior Chief, Tax Legislation Division, From the Department of Finance ()
  • Lise Potvin, Senior Chief, Employment and Investment (From the Department of Finance Canada)
  • Kevin Shoom, Tax Policy Officer, Tax Policy Branch (From the Department of Finance)
Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Customs Act, the Customs Tariff, the Excise Act, the Excise Tax Act and the Income Tax Act in respect of tobacco
(2001-05-17)
Wednesday, June 6, 2001 at 3:35 PM
  • Mr. Roy Cullen, M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance (Minister of Finance)
  • Andre J. Bergeron, Vice-President (From the Association of Canadian Airport Duty Free Operators:)
  • Roy Cullen, M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance (As an Individual)
  • Kathy Kendall, Director (From the Association of Canadian Airport Duty Free Operators:)
  • Marlene Legare, Senior Chief, Legislation Policy, Sales Tax Division, Legislation Policy, Tax Policy Branch, From the Department of Finance ()
  • Patricia Malone, Chief, Excise Act Review, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch, From the Minister of Finance ()
  • Remo Mancini, Corporate Vice President (From the Canadian Transit Company:)
  • Bob Morrison, Senior Tax Policy Officer, Economic Development, Business Income Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch (As an Individual)
  • Brian Willis, Senior Chief, Excise Act, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch, From the Minister of Finance ()
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