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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17

Chair: The Honourable DOUGLAS BLACK

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Thursday, March 29, 2018

Issue No. 37

Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)

Ninth meeting:
Study and report on issues and concerns pertaining to cyber security and cyber fraud

Seventeenth meeting:
Study on the present state of the domestic and international financial system


Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, University of New Brunswick:

Ali Ghorbani, Director (by video conference).

Thursday, March 29, 2018

As an individual:

The Honourable Dan Hays, P.C., former Speaker of the Senate.


Gord Tait, Hutterite Business Advisor;

Michelle Janz, Hutterite Tax Leader.

Kings Lake Colony Farming Co. Ltd.:

John Waldner, Secretary Treasurer.

Canada Revenue Agency:

Randy Hewlett, Director General, Legislative Policy Directorate;

Stéphane Charette, Director, Financial Industries and Trusts Division, Income Tax Rulings Directorate, Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs Branch.

Department of Finance Canada:

Pierre Leblanc, Director General, Personal Income Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch;

Tobias Witteveen, Senior Tax Policy Officer, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch.


The Honourable Douglas Black, Chair

The Honourable Carolyn Stewart Olsen, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Dagenais, *Day (or Mercer), *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare) (or Mitchell), Marshall, Marwah, Ringuette, *Smith (or Martin), Tannas, Unger, Wallin, Wetston, *Woo (or Saint-Germain)

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the order of the Senate of November 7, 2017, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Marshall replaced the Honourable Senator Tkachuk (March 29, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Tannas replaced the Honourable Senator Marshall (March 22, 2018).