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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

Second Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2009

Chair: The Honourable JOSEPH A. DAY


Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Issue No. 1

Organization meeting

and

First, second and third (final) meetings on:

Supplementary Estimates (B), 2008-2009

and

First meeting on:

Supplementary Estimates (C), 2008-2009

INCLUDING:
THE FIRST REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Rule 104 — Expenses incurred by the committee during the Second Session of the Thirty-ninth Parliament)
THE SECOND REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Supplementary Estimates (B), 2008-2009)


WITNESSES:

Wednesday, February 11, 2009:

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat:

Alister Smith, Assistant Secretary, Expenditure Management Sector;

Brian Pagan, Executive Director, Expenditure Operations and Estimates Division.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009:

Transport Canada:

Louis Ranger, Deputy Minister of Transport and Deputy Head, Infrastructure Canada;

André Morency, Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Management and Crown Corporation Governance.

Infrastructure Canada:

John Forster, Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy and Communications Branch;

David Cluff, Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer.

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat:

Alister Smith, Assistant Secretary, Expenditure Management Sector;

Brian Pagan, Executive Director, Expenditure Operations and Estimates Division.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009:

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat:

Alister Smith, Assistant Secretary, Expenditure Management Sector;

Brian Pagan, Executive Director, Expenditure Operations and Estimates Division.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Joseph A. Day, Chair

The Honourable Irving Gerstein, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Callbeck, Chaput, *Cowan (or Tardif), De Bané, P.C., Di Nino, Eggleton, P.C., *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Mitchell, Nancy Ruth, Neufeld, Ringuette, Rivard

*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 Honourable Senator Mitchell replaced the Honourable Senator Banks (February 25, 2009).

The Honourable Senator Banks replaced the Honourable Senator Dawson (February 23, 2009).

The Honourable Senator Rivard replaced the Honourable Senator Stratton (February 23, 2009).

The Honourable Senator Dawson replaced the Honourable Senator Mitchell (February 19, 2009).

The Honourable Senator Nancy Ruth replaced the Honourable Senator Greene (February 12, 2009).

The Honourable Senator Stratton replaced the Honourable Senator Rivard (February 12, 2009).

The Honourable Senator Rivard replaced the Honourable Senator Prud'homme, P.C. (February 11, 2009).

The Honourable Senator Greene replaced the Honourable Senator Nancy Ruth (February 11, 2009).