ITAC present at pre-budget consultations with Minister of Finance, Jim Flaherty
December 19, 2012
On December 19, Karna Gupta was invited to join a number of other senior executives from Canadian business at recent roundtable convened by Finance Minister James Flaherty to provide input to the preparation of the next Federal Budget. The participants engaged in a discussion of a broad range of economic issues including the availability of capital, policy support for innovation and commercialization, productivity and technology deployment and measures to ensure a rich Canadian talent pool and reduced youth unemployment.
Detailed briefings were given by senior officials from the Department of Finance which contained relevant information about Canada’s current economic circumstances as well as issues and specific questions for discussion. Thereafter, the attendees were divided into break-out groups which were then followed by a plenary session with Minister Flaherty.
Material for the pre-budget consultations were as follows:
- Invitation Letter to Mr Karna Gupta_Minister of Finance
- Agenda_Minister Flaherty's Pre-Budget Consultations_Burlington_ December 19, 2012_English
- Louise Levonian, Associate Deputy Minister Presentation_Burlington PBC_December 19 2012_English
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