In Committee from the Senate of Canada - Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources - November 18, 2014
Senators hear from witness on three divisions of the budget bill as they continue their pre-study of Bill C-43. The committee will report back to Senate no later than November 27, 2014.
Ben Brunnen, a manager at the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, Alex Ferguson, who is a vice-president at the Association, and Cameron Alexis, Alberta Regional Chief for the Assembly of First Nations, discuss the division to enact the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act.
Terry Audla, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, offers his perspective on the division to establish a new federal research organization that will conduct a broad range of science and technology research in Canada's north.
Jonathan Fitzpatrick, president of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, and Vince Frisina, vice-president of the Chalk River Professional Employees Group, discuss the division pertaining to Atomic Energy of Canada Limited and the Public Service Superannuation Act. (November 18, 2014) UPDATE: Bill C-43 received royal assent on December 16.