Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

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

Chairman: The Honourable TERRANCE R. STRATTON


Thursday, March 18, 1999

Issue No. 30

First meeting on: Bill C-65, An Act to amend the Federal-Provinicial Fiscal Arrangement Act

Seventh 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 TWELFTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (BILL C-43)


APPEARING:

The Honourable Paul Martin, P.C., M.P., Minister of Finance


WITNESSES:

(Bill C-65)

From the Department of Finance:

Susan Peterson, Assistant Deputy Minister;

Barbara Anderson, Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy Branch;

Frank Vermaeten, Chief, Policy Development and Research, Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy Branch.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Terrance R. Stratton, Chairman

The Honourable Anne C. Cools, Deputy Chairman

and

The Honourable Senators:

Bolduc, Butts, Cook, De Bané, Ferretti Barth, * Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Lavoie-Roux, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Poy, St. Germain, P.C., Stollery, Tkachuk

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

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

The names of the Honourable Senators De Bané, Poy and Stollery substituted for those of the Honourable Senators Carstairs, Fraser and Johnstone (March 18, 1999).