The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance met this day at 8:31 a.m., in room W120, 1 Wellington St., the chair, the Honourable Percy Mockler, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Bellemare, Boehm, Deacon (Ontario), Downe, Duncan, Forest, Klyne, Loffreda, Marshall, Mockler, Smith, Stewart Olsen and Tannas (13).
In attendance: Alex Smith and Shaowei Pu, Analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Services, Library of Parliament.
Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, the committee began its examination of the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020.