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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 15
Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 11:01 a.m. to 1:56 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Hon. Wayne Easter, Chair (Liberal)

• Ziad Aboultaif for Phil McColeman (Conservative)
• Dan Albas for Phil McColeman (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Brett Capstick, Analyst
• Michaël Lambert-Racine, Analyst
Bank of Canada
• Stephen S. Poloz, Governor
• Carolyn Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) the Committee commenced its study on the Report of the Bank of Canada on Monetary Policy.

Stephen S. Poloz made a statement and, with Carolyn Wilkins, answered questions.

At 12:29 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:36 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Library of Parliament
• Jean-Denis Fréchette, Parliamentary Budget Officer
• Mostafa Askari, Assistant Parliamentary Budget Officer, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer
• Scott Cameron, Economic Advisor, Analyst, Economic and Fiscal Analysis, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer
• Jason Jacques, Director, Economic and Fiscal Analysis, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer
• Chris Matier, Senior Director, Economic and Fiscal Analysis and Forecasting, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, February 4, 2016, the Committee commenced its study of economic and fiscal outlook.

Jean-Denis Fréchette made a statement, and with Mostafa Askari, Scott Cameron, Jason Jacques and Chris Matier, answered questions.

At 12:50 p.m., Ron Liepert took the Chair.

At 13:05 p.m., Wayne Easter took the Chair.

Library of Parliament
• Jean-Denis Fréchette, Parliamentary Budget Officer
• Mostafa Askari, Assistant Parliamentary Budget Officer, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer
• Scott Cameron, Economic Advisor, Analyst, Economic and Fiscal Analysis, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer
• Jason Jacques, Director, Economic and Fiscal Analysis, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer
• Chris Matier, Senior Director, Economic and Fiscal Analysis and Forecasting, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer
• Helen Lao, Economic Analyst, Economic and Fiscal Analysis, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer
• Carleigh Malanik, Financial Analyst, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, March 21, 2016, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act.

Mostafa Askari, Jason Jacques, Jean-Denis Fréchette and Helen Lao answered questions.

At 1:56 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Suzie Cadieux
Clerk of the Committee