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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

First Session, Thirty-eighth Parliament, 2004-05

Chair: The Honourable DONALD H. OLIVER


Tuesday, July 5, 2005 (in camera)
Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Issue No. 27

Future business

and

First and second (last) meetings on:

Bill C-48, An Act to authorize the Minister of Finance to make certain payments

INCLUDING:
THE SIXTEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-48)


APPEARING:

The Honourable John McKay, P.C., M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance.


WITNESSES:

Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Morning Meeting

Department of Finance Canada:

Peter Devries, General Director, Deputy Minister's Office;

Werner Heiss, Director and General Counsel, General Legal Services.

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat:

Charles-Antoine St-Jean, Comptroller General of Canada;

John Morgan, Acting Assistant Comptroller General, Financial Management and Analysis Sector, Office of the Comptroller General.

C.D. Howe Institute:

Finn Poschmann, Associate Director of Research and Senior Policy Analyst.

As an individual:

Stanley Hartt.

Afternoon Meeting

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada:

Maryantonett Flumian, Deputy Minister of Labour, Associate Deputy Minister of HRSDC and Associate Deputy Minister of SDC;

Bayla Kolk, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Housing and Homelessness.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation:

Bill Smith, Vice-President, Assisted Housing.

Canadian Council of Chief Executives:

David Stewart-Patterson, Executive Vice-President;

Sam Boutziouvis, Vice-President, Policy and Director of Research.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Donald H. Oliver, Chair

The Honourable Joseph A. Day, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

*Austin, P.C. (or Rompkey, P.C.), Banks, Cools, Cowan, Eggleton, P.C., Harb,
*Kinsella (or Stratton), Murray, P.C., Ringuette, Stratton, Tkachuk, Trenholme Counsell

*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 name of the Honourable Senator Cowan is substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Ferretti Barth (July 4, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Tkachuk is substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Comeau (July 7, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Trenholme Counsell is substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Mitchell (July 7, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Maheu is substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Ringuette (July 7, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Ringuette is substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Maheu (July 11, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Banks is substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Downe (July 12, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Downe is substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Banks (July 12, 2005).

The name of the Honourable Senator Banks is substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Downe (July 12, 2005).