Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98-99

Chairman: The Honourable TERRANCE R. STRATTON


Wednesday, February 17, 1999

Issue No. 23

Second and last meeting on: Bill C-41, An Act to amend the Royal Canadian Mint Act and the Currency Act

First meeting on: Bill C-43, An Act to establish the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency and to amend and repeal other Acts as a consequence

INCLUDING: THE EIGHTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-41)


APPEARING:

The Honourable Alfonso Gagliano, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister responsible for the Royal Canadian Mint

The Honourable Herb Dhaliwal, P.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue

Beth Phinney, M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue


WITNESSES:

(On Bill C-41)

From the Royal Canadian Mint:

Danielle Wetherup, Master of the Mint;

Marguerite F. Nadeau, Q.C., Senior Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Legal Services.

(On Bill C-43)

From the Department of National Revenue:

Rob Wright, Deputy Minister;

Bill McCloskey, Assistant Deputy Minister.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Terrance R. Stratton, Chairman

The Honourable Anne C. Cools, Deputy Chairman

and

The Honourable Senators:

Bolduc, Callbeck, Carstairs, De Bané, P.C., DeWare, Fraser, * Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Johnstone Lavoie-Roux, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Mahovlich, Moore

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Changes to membership of the comittee;

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Carstairs substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Cook (February 12, 1999).

The names of the Honourable Senators Moore and Callbeck substituted for those of the Honourable Senators De Bané and Ferreti Barth (February 16, 1999 ).

The name of the Honourable Senator DeWare substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Eyton (February 17, 1999).