With a mandate to oversee all Senate expenditures, the Standing Committee on Audit and Oversight is one to watch.
It’s the newest Senate committee and is a concrete example of the Upper Chamber’s commitment to transparency and accountability. While it reports to the Senate, its duty is to Canadians.
The committee is already making history with its unique composition. Two external members have joined four senators on the committee, marking the first time non-parliamentarians have been allowed to formally sit on a Senate committee.
Take a closer look at the mandate and composition of this committee.