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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Social Affairs, Science and Technology

First Session Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16

Chair: The Honourable KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE


Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Issue No. 13

First, second and third meetings:

Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act and the Income Tax Act

First and second meetings:

Bill C-210, An Act to amend the National Anthem Act (Gender)

INCLUDING:
THE EIGHTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act and the Income Tax Act)

THE NINTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-210, An Act to amend the National Anthem Act (Gender))


APPEARING

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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


WITNESSES

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 (first meeting)

Department of Finance Canada:

Glenn Purves, General Director, Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy Branch.

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada:

Jean-Claude Ménard, Chief Actuary, Office of the Chief Actuary.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 (second meeting)

Canadian Federation of Independent Business:

Monique Moreau, Director, National Affairs.

Quebec Employers Council:

Yves-Thomas Dorval, President and Chief Executive Officer (by video conference).

Canadian Labour Congress:

Hassan Yussuff, President;

Chris Roberts, Director, Social and Economic Policy Department.

Canadian Union of Public Employees:

Mark Janson, Senior Pensions Officer, National Office.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

National Pensioners Federation:

Herb John, President.

C.D. Howe Institute:

        Alexandre Laurin, Director of Research.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The Honourable Senator Nancy Ruth, Sponsor of the bill.

As an individual:

Ramona Lumpkin, President and Vice-Chancellor, Mount Saint Vincent University (by video conference);

Kristen Kit, Athlete, Rowing Canada Aviron.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

As an individual:

Chris Champion, Editor, The Dorchester Review;

Stephen Simpson.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, Chair

The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

        *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Demers, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), MacDonald, Marshall, Merchant, Munson, Nancy Ruth, Petitclerc, Raine, Seidman,
        Stewart Olsen

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

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

The Honourable Senator Munson was added to the membership (December 14, 2016).

The Honourable Senator MacDonald replaced the Honourable Senator Frum (December 12, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Marshall replaced the Honourable Senator Neufeld (December 12, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Seidman replaced the Honourable Senator Marshall (December 8, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Fraser was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (December 8, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Marshall replaced the Honourable Senator Seidman (December 8, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Fraser was added to the membership (December 8, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Neufeld replaced the Honourable Senator Doyle (December 7, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Doyle replaced the Honourable Senator Neufeld (December 6, 2016).