Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

Issue 21 - Minutes of Proceedings - November 20, 2014

OTTAWA, Thursday, November 20, 2014


The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance met this day at 1:55 p.m., in room 160-S, Centre Block, the chair, the Honourable Joseph A. Day, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Bellemare, Chaput, Gerstein, Hervieux-Payette, P.C., Mockler, Smith (Saurel), Verner, P.C., and Wells (8).

Other senator present: The Honourable Senator Batters (1).

In attendance: Sylvain Fleury and Raphaëlle Deraspe, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament.

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, October 30, 2014, the committee continued its examination of the subject matter of Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures. (For the complete order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 20.)


Royal Canadian Mint:

J. Marc Brûlé, Interim President and CEO;

Sean Byrne, Vice President, Operations;

André Aubrey, Interim Vice President, Administration and Finance;

Simon Kamel, Interim Vice President, Corporate and Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary.

Canadian Federation of Independent Business:

Monique Moreau, Director, National Affairs.

Mr. Brûlé made a statement and, together with Mr. Byrne, Mr. Aubrey and Mr. Kamel, answered questions.

At 2:45 p.m., the committee suspended.

At 2:49 p.m., the committee resumed.

Ms. Moreau made a statement and answered questions.

At 3:05 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Jodi Turner

Clerk of the Committee

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