Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

Issue No. 97 - Minutes of Proceedings - June 5, 2019

OTTAWA, Wednesday, June 5, 2019


The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance met this day at 2 p.m., in room 257, East Block, the chair, the Honourable Percy Mockler, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Andreychuk, Boehm, Day, Deacon (Ontario), Duncan, Eaton, Forest, Forest-Niesing, Klyne, Marshall, Mockler, Neufeld and Pratte (13).

In attendance: Alex Smith and Shaowei Pu, 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, May 2, 2019, the committee continued its consideration of the subject matter of all of Bill C-97, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2019 and other measures. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 95.)


The Honourable Bill Morneau, P.C., M.P., Minister of Finance.


Department of Finance Canada:

Brian Ernewein, Assistant Deputy Minister, Tax Legislation, Tax Policy Branch.

The chair made a statement.

The Minister made a statement and, together with Mr. Ernewein, answered questions.

At 3:04 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Kalina Waltos
Acting Clerk of the Committee