Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Issue 2 - Minutes of Proceedings - February 2, 2016
OTTAWA, Tuesday, February 2, 2016
The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance met this day at 10:31 a.m.,
in room 9, Victoria Building, the chair, the Honourable Larry W. Smith,
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators Bellemare,
Campbell, Gerstein, Manning, Marshall, Mitchell, Mockler, Neufeld and Smith (Saurel)
In attendance: Sylvain Fleury and Alex Smith, 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 Wednesday,
January27, 2016, the committee began its examination of such issues as may arise
from time to time relating to federal estimates generally, including the public
accounts, reports of the Auditor General and government finance.
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat:
Brian Pagan, Assistant Secretary, Expenditure Management Sector.
The chair made an opening statement.
Mr. Pagan made a statement and answered questions.
It was agreed to adopt the draft of the second report, prepared pursuant to
At 11:30 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.