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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 61
Thursday, November 24, 2016, 3:33 p.m. to 5:35 p.m.
Hon. Wayne Easter, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Jean-Denis Kusion, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• June Dewetering, Analyst
• Hon. Diane Lebouthillier, P.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue
Canada Revenue Agency
• Roch Huppé, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Commissioner, Finance and Administration Branch
• Ted Gallivan, Assistant Commissioner, International, Large Business and Investigations Branch
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Committee commenced consideration of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Votes 1b and 5b under Canada Revenue Agency, Votes 1b and 7b under Department of Finance and Vote 1b under Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, referred to the Committee on Thursday, November 3, 2016.

The Chair called Vote 1b under Canada Revenue Agency.

The Hon. Diane Lebouthillier and Roch Huppé made statements and, with Ted Gallivan, answered questions.

Vote 1b under Canada Revenue Agency carried on division.

The Chair called Vote 5b, under Canada Revenue Agency.

Vote 5b under Canada Revenue Agency carried on division.

ORDERED, — That the Chair report Votes 1b and 5b, under Canada Revenue Agency in the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17, to the House.

Department of Finance
• James Wu, Chief, Funds Management Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch
• Mark Joshua, Senior Economist, Funds Management Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, November 15, 2016, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-29, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2016 and other measures.

James Wu made a statement and answered questions.

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

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the Pre-Budget Consultations in advance of the 2017 budget, each party submit to the Clerk their recommendations for the report no later than 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, and that the Clerk distribute the recommendations to the Members of the Committee later that same day.

The Committee resumed consideration of the motion of Scott Duvall, — That the Finance Committee make a report to the House recommending that the government amend Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act and the Income Tax Act, at report stage in order to include child rearing and disability drop out provisions like those present in the existing Canada Pension Plan.

The debate continued.


Jennifer O'Connell moved, — That the motion be amended by replacing all the words after "government" with the words "raise the issue of child rearing and disability drop out provisions at the next Provincial and Territorial Finance Ministers meeting in December, in the context of the triennial review of the Canada Pension Plan”.


Dan Albas moved, — That the Committee do now adjourn.

At 5:35 p.m., the Committee adjourned until the call of the Chair.

Suzie Cadieux
Clerk of the Committee