In Committee from the Senate of Canada

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In Committee from the Senate of Canada - National Finance – November 30, 2011

Appearances: Sebastian Badour, Roger Charland, Lenore Duff, Patrick Hill, Judith Bellis, Martin Marcone, Ray Cuthbert, Mary Pichette, Mary Anne Stevens, Janice Burke, Matthew Lynch, Joan Arnold, Kash Ram, Kim Benjamin, Pierre Mercille, Irwin Bess, Mark Hodgson

The committee continues its study of Bill C-13, an implementation bill for the 2011 budget, hearing testimony from officials from Infrastructure Canada, the Department of Finance, Human Resources and Skill Development Canada, the Privy Council Office, the Department of Justice, the Treasury Board of Canada, and Transport Canada. The witnesses discuss the distribution of money from the Gas Tax Fund, proposed expansions to the Wage Earner Protection Program, increases in the number of payable salaries under the Judges Act, long-term disability payments, proposed amendments to the Canadian Elections Act, and changes to the Motor Vehicle Transportation Act.

The witnesses are questioned by committee members Joseph A. Day (the chair of the committee), Catherine Callbeck (Liberal), Elizabeth Marshall (Conservative), Robert Peterson (Liberal), Michel Rivard (Conservative), Pierrette Ringuette (Liberal), Bob Runciman (Conservative), and Nancy Ruth (Conservative).

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