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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 200
Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 11:03 a.m. to 2:02 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Hon. Wayne Easter, Chair (Liberal)

Liberal

Library of Parliament
• Andrew Barton, Analyst
• Brett Capwell, Analyst
Department of Finance
• Trevor McGowan, Director General, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch
• Stephanie Smith, Senior Director, Tax Treaties, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, February 27, 2019, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill S-6, An Act to implement the Convention between Canada and the Republic of Madagascar for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.

Trevor McGowan made a statement and, with Stephanie Smith, answered questions.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

On motion of Greg Fergus, it was agreed, — That, in relation to Bill C-82, An Act to implement a multilateral convention to implement tax treaty related measures to prevent base erosion and profit shifting, the proposed budget in the amount of $3,500 be adopted.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of Bill S-6, An Act to implement the Convention between Canada and the Republic of Madagascar for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income, members of the Committee submit their witness lists to the Clerk of the Committee no later than midnight on Thursday, April 4, 2019; that the Committee hear from witnesses on Tuesday, April 9, 2019; that officials from the Canada Revenue Agency be invited to appear at the meeting of Tuesday, April 9, 2019; that amendments be submitted to the Clerk of the Committee in both officials languages by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2019; and that the Committee proceed to clause-by-clause consideration of Bill S-6 on Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

RULING BY THE CHAIR

In response to a point of order raised by Blake Richards concerning the adjournment of the meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2019, the Chair ruled that the meeting was adjourned properly, as there was disorder.

At 12:33 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 1:03 p.m., the sitting resumed.

As individuals
• Cyara Bird
• Rabiah Dhaliwal
• Yasmin Dini
• Tasnim Hasan
• Annie Hsu
• Andréa Szafran
• Clémence Thabet
• Annie Yeo
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee commenced its study of the Daughters of the Vote.

Clémence Thabet, Annie Hsu, Tasnim Hasan and Cyara Bird made statements and answered questions.

Annie Yeo, Andréa Szafran, Yasmin Dini and Rabiah Dhaliwal made statements and answered questions.

At 2:02 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



David Gagnon
Clerk of the Committee