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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Finance

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16-17-18

Chair: The Honourable PERCY MOCKLER


Tuesday, May 22, 2018 (morning meeting)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 (afternoon meeting)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Issue No. 67

First and second meetings:
Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019

and

Ninth meeting:
Subject matter of all of Bill C-74, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures


APPEARING

Bill Blair, M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and to the Minister of Health


WITNESSES

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 (morning)

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada:

Daniel Mills, Assistant Deputy Minister, Chief Financial Officer, Finance;

Louis Dumas, Director General, Domestic Network, Operations.

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada:

Shereen Benzvy Miller, Deputy Chairperson, Refugee Protection Division;

Paula Thompson, Assistant Deputy Chairperson, Refugee Appeal Division.

Canada Border Services Agency:

Jonathan Moor, Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer, Comptrollership Branch;

Jacques Cloutier, Vice-President, Operations Branch.

Shared Services Canada:

Graham Barr, Acting Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategy Branch;

Samantha Hazen, Director General and Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Services.

Public Services and Procurement Canada:

Marty Muldoon, Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Administration;

Kevin Radford, Assistant Deputy Minister, Real Property;

Marc Lemieux, Assistant Deputy Minister, Pay Administration.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 (afternoon)

Indigenous Services Canada and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada:

Paul Thoppil, Chief Financial Officer, Results and Delivery Officer;

Catherine Blanchard, Director General, Planning and Resource Management, Chief Finances Results and Delivery.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation:

Kathleen Devenny, Vice-President, Financial Planning and Analysis;

Debbie Stewart, Vice-President, Affordable Housing, Client Solutions Management.

Employment and Social Development Canada:

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

Jason Won, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Chief Financial Officer Branch.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Brenda Lucki, Commissioner;

Denise Nesrallah, Acting Chief Financial and Administrative Officer;

Stephen White, Assistant Commissioner and Acting Chief Human Resources Officer.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation:

David D'Amour, Director, Housing Finance.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Department of Finance Canada:

Gervais Coulombe, Director, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch;

Shane Baddeley, Policy Analyst, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Percy Mockler, Chair

The Honourable Mobina S.B. Jaffer, Deputy Chair

The Honourable André Pratte, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Andreychuk, Black (Alberta), Cools, Day, *Day (or Mercer), Deacon, Duffy, Eaton, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), (or Mitchell), Marshall, Moncion, Neufeld, *Smith (or Martin), *Woo (or Saint-Germain)

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5 and to the order of the Senate of November 7, 2017, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Duffy replaced the Honourable Senator Pratte (May 23, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Neufeld replaced the Honourable Senator Manning (May 23, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Moncion replaced the Honourable Senator Greene (May 22, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Deacon replaced the Honourable Senator Massicotte (May 22, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Greene replaced the Honourable Senator Moncion (May 22, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Manning replaced the Honourable Senator Neufeld (May 22, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Massicotte replaced the Honourable Senator Black (Ontario) (May 22, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Black (Ontario) replaced the Honourable Senator Deacon (May 22, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Black (Alberta) replaced the Honourable Senator Massicotte (May 10, 2018).