Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Issue No. 98 - Minutes of Proceedings - June 11, 2019
OTTAWA, Tuesday, June 11, 2019
The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance met this day at 9:32 a.m., in room W120, 1 Wellington Street,
the chair, the Honourable Percy Mockler, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Andreychuk, Boehm, Deacon (Ontario), Duncan,
Forest, Klyne, Marshall, Mockler, Neufeld and Pratte (10).
In attendance: Alex Smith and Shaowei Pu, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of
Parliament; Gaëtane Lemay, Procedural Clerk, Senate of Canada.
Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Monday, June 10, 2019, the committee began its
consideration of Bill C-97, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 19,
2019 and other measures.
Canadian Federation of Students:
Sofia Descalzi, Incoming National Chairperson.
Canadian Alliance of Student Associations:
Adam Brown, President.
Quebec Student Union:
Philippe LeBel, President.
Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association:
Shannon Coombs, President.
The chair made a statement.
Ms. Descalzi, Mr. Brown and Mr. LeBel each made statements and answered questions.
At 10:42 a.m., the committee suspended.
At 10:45 a.m., the committee resumed.
Ms. Coombs made a statement and answered questions.
At 11:24 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.