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Meeting No. 34
Tuesday, November 23, 2010

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts met at 11:03 a.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, the Hon. Joseph Volpe, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Hon. Navdeep Bains, Jean-Claude D'Amours, Earl Dreeshen, Meili Faille, Daryl Kramp, Richard Nadeau, Andrew Saxton, Bev Shipley, Hon. Joseph Volpe and Terence Young.


Acting Members present: Malcolm Allen for David Christopherson.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Sébastien T. Defoy, Analyst; Alex Smith, Analyst.


Witnesses: Office of the Auditor General of Canada: Sylvain Ricard, Assistant Auditor General; Marian McMahon, Assistant Auditor General; Glenn Wheeler, Principal. Department of Citizenship and Immigration: Neil Yeates, Deputy Minister; Claudette Deschênes, Assistant Deputy Minister, Operations.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(g), and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, November 4, 2010, the Committee commenced consideration of Chapter 3, “Service Delivery,” of the Fall 2010 Report of the Auditor General of Canada.

Sylvain Ricard and Neil Yeates made statements and, with Claudette Deschênes and Glenn Wheeler, answered questions.


At 12:37 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:40 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, March 25, 2010, the Committee resumed consideration of the Main Estimates 2010-2011: Part III - 2010-2011 Report on Plans and Priorities and 2008-2009 Departmental Performance Report of the Office of the Auditor General of Canada.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.


At 12:59 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Joann Garbig
Clerk of the Committee

2011-04-14 9:47 a.m.