Hon. George Hees (Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Seniors)):
Yes, a government publication entitled Canada's Seniors: a Dynamic Force was developed for Senators and Members of Parliament.
May 26, 1988
(a) (i) and (ii) For manuscript and design development including consultation in Ottawa, document review, preparation of English and French copy, production management from design development to mock-up $21,122.20
(iii) For creating art boards including typesetting, galley editing, corrections, layout and pasteup for English and French copy $6,071.00
(iv) First edition. For production of 2,000 bound tumble format copies including development of print specifications, film preparation, printing and binding $11,040.00 Second edition. For printing of additional 10,000 copies $13,069.12
(v) Distribution to Senators and Members of Parliament was managed within Health and Welfare Canada with no charges allocated.
(b) First edition: 2,000 copies; second edition: 10,000 copies.
(c) (i) First edition: Manifest Communications Limited; second edition: Love Printing Limited
(ii) One contract awarded in the amount of $38,233 for the development of the first edition.
(iii) The contract for the second edition was awarded by tender.
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