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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 85
Monday, May 8, 2017, 3:34 p.m. to 6:36 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Hon. Wayne Easter, Chair (Liberal)

• Bill Casey for Greg Fergus (Liberal)
• Kyle Peterson for Greg Fergus (Liberal)
• Bob Zimmer for Dan Albas (Conservative)
House of Commons
• Stephanie Feldman, Procedural Clerk
 
Library of Parliament
• Dylan Gowans, Analyst
• Michaël Lambert-Racine, Analyst
Department of Finance
• Trevor McGowan, Senior Legislative Chief, Legislative Review, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch
• Pierre Mercille, Senior Legislative Chief, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch
• Gervais Coulombe, Chief, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch
• James R. Greene, Senior Advisor, Tax Policy Branch
• Pierre LeBlanc, Director, Personal Income Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch
• Patrick Halley, Director, International Trade Policy Division, International Trade and Finance Branch
• Laura Bourns, Senior Economist, International Trade Policy Division, International Trade and Finance Branch
• Nicolas Moreau, Director, Funds Management Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch
• James Wu, Chief, Funds Management Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee commenced consideration of the subject matter of Bill C-44, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2017 and other measures.

Trevor McGowan, Pierre Mercille, and Gervais Coulombe made statements and, with James R. Greene and Pierre LeBlanc, answered questions.

At 5:06 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:15 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Trevor McGowan, Pierre Mercille, Gervais Coulombe, James R. Greene and Pierre LeBlanc answered questions.

Patrick Halley made a statement and, with Laura Bourns, answered questions.

Nicolas Moreau made a statement and, with James Wu, answered questions.

At 6:36 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Suzie Cadieux
Clerk of the Committee