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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16

Chair: The Honourable LARRY SMITH

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Issue No. 18

Fifth meeting:

Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act


Tenth and eleventh meetings:

Study on the federal government's multi-billion dollar infrastructure funding program


Second meeting:

Study on 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


Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Honourable Scott Brison, P.C., M.P., President of the Treasury Board.


Tuesday, November 15, 2016

As an individual:

Jack Mintz, President's Fellow, The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary (by video conference).

Canadian Association of Retired Persons:

Wanda Morris, Vice President of Advocacy and Chief Operating Officer (by video conference).

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat:

Brian Pagan, Assistant Secretary, Expenditure Management Sector.

Infrastructure Canada:

Darlene Boileau, Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services;

Marc Fortin, Assistant Deputy Minister, Program Operations.


The Honourable Larry Smith, Chair

The Honourable Anne C. Cools, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Andreychuk, Ataullahjan, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Cowan, Eaton, Enverga, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Marshall, Mitchell, Neufeld, Pratte

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Enverga replaced the Honourable Senator Mockler (November 15, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Mockler replaced the Honourable Senator Maltais (November 15, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Maltais replaced the Honourable Senator Mockler (November 14, 2016).