The Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities met at 12:14 p.m. this day, in Room 701, La Promenade Building, the Chair, Dean Allison, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Dean Allison, Bonnie Brown, Patrick Brown, Hon. Denis Coderre, Jean-Claude D'Amours, Mike Lake, Yves Lessard, Hon. Geoff Regan and Lynne Yelich.
Acting Members present: Rob Anders for Russ Hiebert, Libby Davies for Tony Martin and Carole Lavallée for France Bonsant.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Kevin Kerr, Analyst.
Witnesses: Canadian Union of Public Employees: Mario Gervais, President, Quebec Division; Jacques Dénommé, Vice-President, Communications Sector. Canadian Auto Workers Union: Paul Forder, Director, Government Relations. Canadian Federation of Independent Business: Garth Whyte, Executive Vice-President ; Corinne Pohlmann, Director, National Affairs.
The witnesses made statements and answered questions.
At 1:44 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Christine LafranceClerk of the Committee