Report of the committee

Thursday, February 6, 2020

The Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration has the honour to table its


Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate to incur expenses for the purpose of its examination and consideration of such matters as were referred to it, tables, pursuant to rule 12-26(2), the following report on expenses incurred for that purpose during the First Session of the Forty-second Parliament:

1.With respect to its consideration of all financial and administrative matters concerning the Senate’s internal administration:

Witness Expenses$4,146
TOTAL$ 4,146

During the session, your committee held 83 meetings (111 hours 38 minutes), heard 136 witnesses and submitted 42 reports in relation to its work. In addition, the work of the committee is supported by 8 subcommittees.

Among the total expenses of the committee, an amount of $ 3,370 is related to the Subcommittee on Human Resources. On Thursday, December 7, 2017, the committee adopted a motion authorizing the subcommittee to conduct a review of the Senate Policy on Prevention and Resolution of Harassment in the Workplace. During this study, the subcommittee held six meetings (8 hours 54 minutes) and heard 19 witnesses.

Respectfully submitted,