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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17

Chair: The Honourable PERCY MOCKLER


Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Issue No. 34

Fifth meeting:
Study on the financial implications and regional considerations of Canada's aging population

and

Seventh meeting:
Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018

and

First meeting:
Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018


WITNESSES

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 (morning meeting)

As an individual:

The Honourable Sharon Carstairs, P.C., former senator.

Medavie:

Bernard Lord, Chief Executive Officer.

Statistics Canada:

Laurent Martel, Director, Demography Division.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 (afternoon meeting)

Moody's Investors Service:

David Beattie, Senior Vice President, Financial Institutions Group.

International Monetary Fund:

Cheng Hoon Lim, Assistant Director for the Western Hemisphere Department.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation:

Wojo Zielonka, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Capital Markets.

Romy Bowers, Chief Risk Officer.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat:

Brian Pagan, Assistant Secretary, Expenditure Management Sector;

Darryl Sprecher, Senior Director, Expenditure Operations and Estimates, Expenditure Management Sector;

Renée Lafontaine, Assistant Secretary and Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Services, Corporate Services Sector.

Employment and Social Development Canada

Mark Perlman, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Financial Officer Branch;

Jason Won, Deputy Chief Financial Officer;

Paul Thompson, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Skills and Employment Branch;

Doug Murphy, Senior Director, Social Policy, Strategic and Service Policy Branch.

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada:

Paul Thoppil, Chief Finances, Results and Delivery Officer, Chief Finances, Results and Delivery Sector;

Stephen Gagnon, Director General, Specific Claims Branch, Treaties and Aboriginal Government.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation:

Wojo Zielonka, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Capital Markets;

Charles MacArthur, Senior Vice President, Regional Operations and Assisted Housing.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Percy Mockler, Chair

The Honourable Anne C. Cools, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Andreychuk, Baker, P.C., Day, Eaton, Forest, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Marshall, Moncion, Neufeld, Oh, Pratte, *Smith (or Martin), Woo

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the order of the Senate of December 7, 2016, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Pratte replaced the Honourable Senator Galvez (May 30, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Galvez replaced the Honourable Senator Pratte (May 30, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Woo replaced the Honourable Senator Marwah (May 30, 2017).

The Honourable Senator Marwah replaced the Honourable Senator Woo (May 29, 2017).