Finance committee We certainly appreciate the contribution.
Finance committee I honestly don't know where to begin, Mr. Ellis. First of all, I'm a former president of a chamber of commerce. I've been an entrepreneur and a small business owner for over 35 years. I do know where I'm coming from. I didn't hear you mention our commitment to reducing the small
Finance committee Oh dear, I have four minutes. Okay. Ms. Stephens, I was reading your submission and I had a couple of questions. I'll give them to you quickly, and maybe you can roll them all into one. You talk about Bill C-97 allowing for more investigations and prosecutions of laundering of
Finance committee Oh, wow. Okay. Ms. McCaffrey, I wonder if you could maybe explain something to us quickly. I really liked your synopsis of what it would have meant had this not ended up in the way it had. What would be the ramifications to us as a country in terms of our culture, our arts and m
Finance committee Thank you. That was excellent. Quickly, Francis. I know I'm probably out of time.
Finance committee Thank you very much. I want to put a question to Lisa, from PDAC, and Francis, maybe you could chime in as well. The Governor of the Bank of Canada was here earlier this week, and one of the things he talked about was foreign direct investment. I want to highlight that a couple
Finance committee My apologies for calling you out, Brendan. I know you were at the meeting. We worked very closely together.
Finance committee I take your point. I guess that discussion has happened. I've heard it from others, and there were two things. One, if someone is already retired, their tax hit is not 50%, but probably closer to 17% or 20%. However, your point is taken. The other piece is that RRSPs are about re
Finance committee Thank you, everyone, for being here. Before I get into questions, I want to congratulate you on the establishment of the Thaidene Nëné. I know it has been a long time coming and it has been a process and not something that you as a first nation have given up on. It takes pers
Finance committee Okay. This will be fast. Kim, we've chatted with each other before, and there were a couple of things in your remarks I just want to come back to. I must say, I like the format of the MNP submission, acknowledging the good work that has been done and recommending some thought
Finance committee Thank you. For the alignment of the policy for the industry grace period for that six months, it is British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island, but not Ontario. Just to be clear, I'm assuming that in Ontario students are
Finance committee It was interest-free and they have announced that it is now going to accumulate interest during that six-month period.
Finance committee Thank you, Chair. Yes, we did. We had an excellent presentation by them. Certainly as an organization that's been around for some time, I was very surprised at the contributions they receive from organizations, charities and donations, which is really what keeps them going. This
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