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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

Issue No. 65 - Minutes of Proceedings - May 1, 2018 (afternoon)

OTTAWA, Tuesday, May 1, 2018


The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance met this day at 1:35 p.m., in room 257, East Block, the chair, the Honourable Percy Mockler, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Andreychuk, Cools, Eaton, Marshall, Massicotte, Mockler and Moncion (7).

In attendance: Alex Smith and Sylvain Fleury, 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 Tuesday, April 24, 2018, the committee continued its consideration of the subject matter of all of Bill C-74, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures.


Department of Finance Canada:

Gervais Coulombe, Director, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch;

Pierre Mercille, Director General (Legislation), Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch;

Shane Baddeley, Policy Analyst, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch.

Mr. Coulombe made a statement and, together with Mr. Mercille and Mr. Baddeley, answered questions.

At 2:59 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Gaëtane Lemay
Clerk of the Committee

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