Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

Issue No. 97 - Minutes of Proceedings - June 5, 2019 (evening meeting, in camera)

OTTAWA, Wednesday, June 5, 2019


The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance met in camera this day at 6:49 p.m., in room W120, 1 Wellington Street, the chair, the Honourable Percy Mockler, presiding.

Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Andreychuk, Deacon (Ontario), Duncan, Eaton, Forest, Forest-Niesing, Klyne, Marshall, Mockler and Neufeld (10).

In attendance: Alex Smith and Shaowei Pu, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Thursday, April 11, 2019, the committee continued its examination of the expenditures set out in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020.

It was agreed that senators' staff be permitted to remain in the room during the in camera portion of the meeting.

Pursuant to rule 12-16(1)(d), the committee considered a draft report.

It was agreed that the draft report, as amended, be adopted.

It was agreed that the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure be empowered to approve the final version of the report taking into consideration this meeting's discussions, and with any necessary editorial, grammatical and translation changes required.

It was agreed that the chair be authorized to table the report in the Senate, at the earliest opportunity.

At 8:14 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.


Gaëtane Lemay

Clerk of the Committee