Today President of the Canadian Intern Association Claire Seaborn appeared as a witness before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance. She provided a written submission, five minutes of oral submissions, and answered questions from the Members of Parliament on the committee.
Today’s meeting was part of the federal government’s Pre-Budget Consultations and focused on maximizing the number of jobs for all Canadians (click here to view the Notice of Meeting and Orders of the Day). Some other witnesses included representatives from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, the Toronto Region Board of Trade, the Canada’s Building Trades Union, and the Canadian Arts Coalition.
Claire Seaborn also appeared before the Finance Committee in April 2014 as a part of their study on youth employment. In June the committee released a report that cited many of our submission and adopted our recommendations (more here).