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Meeting No. 59
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Standing Committee on Finance met in a televised session at 3:29 p.m. this day, in Room 253-D, Centre Block, the Chair, James Rajotte, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Mark Adler, Mike Allen, Hon. Scott Brison, Guy Caron, Nathan Cullen, Gerald Keddy, James Rajotte, Murray Rankin, Andrew Saxton and Dave Van Kesteren.


In attendance: House of Commons: David Chandonnet, Procedural Clerk. Library of Parliament: Mark Mahabir, Analyst; Michaël Lambert-Racine, Analyst.


Appearing: Hon. Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance.


Witnesses: Department of Finance: Paul Rochon, Deputy Minister; Brian Ernewein, General Director, Tax Policy Branch. Canadian Labour Congress: Hassan Yussuff, President. Credit Union Central of Canada: Martha Durdin, President and Chief Executive Officer. Public Health Agency of Canada: Gregory Taylor, Chief Public Health Officer. Vancouver City Savings Credit Union: Chris Dobrzanski, Chief Economist, President and Chief Executive Officer, Citizens Bank of Canada.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, November 3, 2014, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures.

The Hon. Joe Oliver made a statement and answered questions.


At 4:00 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit.


At 4:22 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:46 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Hassan Yussuff, Martha Durdin, Gregory Taylor and Chris Dobrzanski made statements and answered questions.


At 5:48 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Christine Lafrance
Clerk of the Committee

2014/11/20 10:17 a.m.