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

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

Chair: The Honourable ART EGGLETON, P.C.


Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Issue No. 36

Second and third meetings:
Examine and report on issues relating to social affairs, science and technology generally


APPEARING

The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, P.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue


WITNESSES

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

As an individual:

Al Etmanski, Ashoka Fellow, Community Organizer and Social Innovator (by video conference).

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation:

Patrick Tohill, Director of Government Relations;

David Prowten, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Canadian Association for Community Living:

Brendon Pooran, Senior Advisor (by video conference).

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Canada Revenue Agency:

Nancy Chahwan, Deputy Commissioner.

Employment and Social Development Canada:

Krista Wilcox, Director General, Office for Disability Issues.

Canada Revenue Agency:

Frank Vermaeten, Assistant Commissioner and co-chair of the Disability Advisory Committee.

Department of Finance Canada:

Pierre Leblanc, Director General, Personal Income Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch;

Lesley Taylor, Director, Social Tax Policy.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Art Eggleton, P.C., Chair

The Honourable Chantal Petitclerc, Deputy Chair

The Honourable Judith Seidman, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Bernard, *Day (or Mercer), Dean, Doyle, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), (or Mitchell), Manning, Mégie, Mercer, Mitchell, Munson, Neufeld, Omidvar, Raine, Saint-Germain, *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 Neufeld replaced the Honourable Senator Poirier (February 8, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dean replaced the Honourable Senator Griffin (February 1, 2018).