Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

Issue No. 44 - Minutes of Proceedings - November 1, 2017 (afternoon meeting)

OTTAWA, Wednesday, November 1, 2017


The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance met this day at 3:30 p.m., in room 160-S, Centre Block, the Honourable Percy Mockler presiding.

Senators present: The Honourable Senators Andreychuk, Batters, Black, Cools, Day, Forest, Jaffer, Maltais, Marshall, Mercer, Mockler, Moncion, Oh, Pratte and Tannas (15).

In attendance: Alex Smith and Sylvain Fleury, analysts, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament.

Also present: The official reporters of the Senate.

Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, the committee continued its study on the Minister of Finance's proposed changes to the Income Tax Act respecting the taxation of private corporations and the tax planning strategies involved. (For complete text of the order of reference, see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 39.)


The Honourable Bill Morneau, P.C., M.P., Minister of Finance.


Department of Finance Canada:

Paul Rochon, Deputy Minister.

The minister made a statement and answered questions.

At 4:46 p.m., the committee adjourned.


Gaëtane Lemay

Clerk of the Committee