Proceedings of the Standing
Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and
First Session, Thirty-ninth Parliament, 2006-07
Chair: The Honourable ART EGGLETON, P.C.
Thursday, February 1, 2007
Issue No. 16
Ninth meeting on:
The inquiry on the issue of funding for the treatment of autism
Kenneth Pope, Tax Expert.
John McVicar, Retired Expert in the Field of Estate and Tax Planning.
Department of Finance Canada:
Annik Bordeleau, Tax Policy Officer, Personal Income Tax Division;
Katharine Rechico, Chief, Charities, Personal Income Tax Division, Tax
Canada Revenue Agency:
Daphne Fraser, Manager, Disability Tax Measures Initiative;
Michel F. Cloutier, Director, Special Programs and Partnerships.
As an individual:
James Barton Love, Past Chair, Expert Panel on Financial Security for
Children with Severe Disabilities.
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Chair
The Honourable Wilbert J. Keon, Deputy Chair
The Honourable Senators:
Callbeck, Champagne, P.C., Cochrane, Cook, Cordy, Fairbairn, P.C.,
Hervieux-Payette, P.C. (or Tardif), *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Munson,
Nancy Ruth, Pépin, Trenholme Counsell
*Ex officio members
Change in membership of the committee:
Pursuant to the rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as
The name of the Honourable Senator Mercer was substituted for that of the
Honourable Senator Hubley (February 1, 2007).
The name of the Honourable Senator Munson was substituted for that of the
Honourable Senator Mercer (February 1, 2007).