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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 109
Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:34 a.m. to 12:37 p.m.
Hon. Wayne Easter, Chair (Liberal)

• Pat Kelly (Conservative)
• Robert Kitchen (Conservative)
• Martin Shields (Conservative)
House of Commons
• Naaman Sugrue, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Édison Roy-César, Analyst
• Brett Capstick, Analyst
• Hon. Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance
• Eddy Burello, Partner
• Jennifer Kim Drever, Partner, Peace Region Tax Leader
Canadian Medical Association
• John Feeley, Vice-President, Member Relevance
• Laurent Marcoux, President
Université du Québec en Outaouais
• Guy Goulet, Professor of Taxation
Fraser Institute
• Charles Lammam, Director, Fiscal Studies
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
• David Macdonald, Economist, National Office
University of Ottawa
• Stéphane Poitras, Associate Professor, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences
Canadian Labour Congress
• Chris Roberts, Director, Social and Economic Policy
Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers
• Gary Sands, Senior Vice-President, Small Business Coalition
As an individual
• Kathleen Lahey, Professor, Faculty of Law, Queen's University
• Andrew Lovell
• James Merrigan, Partner, Poole Althouse
• Michael Wolfson, Professor, University of Ottawa
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, the Committee resumed its study of tax planning using private corporations: contributions to the Department of Finance’s consultations.

David Macdonald, Stéphane Poitras, Andrew Lovell (by videoconference from Fredericton, New Brunswick), Guy Goulet, James Merrigan and Kathleen Lahey made statements and answered questions.

At 10:02 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:09 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Gary Sands, Vhris Roberts, Laurent Marcoux, Charles Laman (by teleconference from Vancouver, British Columbia), Eddy Burello and Michael Wolfson made statements and, with the John Feeley and Jennifer Kim Drever, answered questions.

At 11:33 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:39 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Honourable Bill Morneau made a statement and answered questions.

At 12:37 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Suzie Cadieux
Clerk of the Committee