House Finance Committee set to hear from 400 groups. Only 40 to 50 recommendations will be in the final report.
The House Finance Committee was busy with full day hearings last Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday on pre-budget consultations as organizations ramp up lobbying efforts to get a piece of the $230-billion 2009-2010 federal budget.
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Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner