FINA Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
Tom Kmiec moved, — That the Standing Committee on Finance undertake a study over a period of four meetings to review the tax revenue losses to the federal government, including but not limited to royalties, personal and corporate income taxes, and levies, as well as review the fiscal impacts, including loss of business and economic activity, resulting from the construction delays of the Trans Mountain Expansion Pipeline, that the Committee review the potential long-term federal benefits, including employment opportunities that the project would generate, and that the Committee report back to the House and make a recommendation as to whether or not the Government of Canada declare the Trans Mountain expansion project to the national advantage of Canada and invoke Section 92(10)(c) of the Constitution of Canada.
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following recorded division:
YEAS: Dan Albas, Tom Kmiec, Pierre Poilievre — 3;
NAYS: Pierre-Luc Dusseault, Greg Fergus, Raj Grewal, Michael V. McLeod, Jennifer O'Connell, Francesco Sorbara — 6.
Dennis Howlett, Paul Burns, Eric Gagnon, Kevin O'Sullivan, Vanessa Iafolla and Christian Leuprecht, by videoconference from Brisbane, Australia, made statements and answered questions.
At 5:33 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.