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National Finance

Report of the committee

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance has the honour to table its


Your committee, which was authorized to examine the the subject matter of Bill C-56, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act and the Competition Act, has, in obedience to the order of reference of Tuesday, December 12, 2023, examined the said subject-matter and now reports as follows:

Your committee supports the measures included in Bill C-56 regarding the enhancement to the goods and services tax rebate for new residential rental property and modifications to the Competition Act. However, it is contemptuous that your committee was afforded a very limited time to conduct its study of the bill. As a result, it was prevented from thoroughly studying the bill and properly performing its duties.

Respectfully submitted,



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