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Standing Committee on Finance
House of Commons / Chambre des communes
Comité permanent des finances

For immediate release


House Finance Committee Tables its Pre-Budget Consultations Report in Advance of the 2018 Budget

Ottawa, December 08, 2017 -

Today, the Honourable Wayne Easter, Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance, presented the report of the Pre-budget consultations in advance of the 2018 federal budget. The report was presented pursuant to Standing Order 83.1.

“The Committee’s report, entitled Driving Inclusive Growth: Spurring Productivity and Competitiveness in Canada, is the culmination of the Committee’s consultations in advance of the 2018 budget,” said Mr. Easter. “The pre-budget consultation process is a critical means by which Canadians are able to express their priorities for forthcoming budgets. The proposals submitted this year focused on ways to help improve the productivity and competitiveness of Canadians and their businesses.”

“On behalf of the Committee, I’d like to thank all of those who prepared the briefs that were submitted to us online, as well as those groups and individuals who appeared before us in Ottawa and throughout Canada. We also thank those who met with us in Washington and New York to provide advice and insights on the U.S. economy and our ongoing trade relationship. Truly, all of this input was instrumental in developing our recommendations with respect to the forthcoming budget,” Mr. Easter continued.

A copy of the Committee’s report is available at: Driving Inclusive Growth: Spurring Productivity and Competitiveness in Canada.

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For more information, please contact:
Suzie Cadieux, Clerk of the Standing Committee on Finance
Tel: 613-992-9753