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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 19
Thursday, April 16, 2020, 4:05 p.m. to 8:08 p.m.
Hon. Wayne Easter, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Caroline Bosc, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Brett Capwell, Analyst
• Michaël Lambert-Racine, Analyst
• Hon. Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance
Bank of Canada
• Stephen S. Poloz, Governor
• Carolyn A. Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor
Department of Finance
• Andrew Marsland, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Tax Policy Branch
• Suzy McDonald, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy Branch
• Soren Halverson, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Financial Sector Policy Branch
• Evelyn Dancey, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Economic Development and Corporate Finance Branch
Department of Employment and Social Development
• Cliff C. Groen, Assistant Deputy Minister, Service Canada - Benefit Delivery Services Branch
• Andrew Brown, Director General, Employment Insurance Policy, Skills and Employment Branch
• Jonathan Wallace, Director General, Temporary Foreign Workers Program
Canada Revenue Agency
• Frank Vermaeten, Assistant Commissioner, Assessment, Benefit and Service Branch
• Geoff Trueman, Assistant Commissioner, Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs Branch
• Randy Hewlett, Director General, Legislative Policy Directorate, Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs Branch
Pursuant to the orders of reference of Tuesday, March 24, and Saturday, April 11, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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

At 5:54 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:09 p.m., the sitting resumed.

The Minister made a statement and answered questions.

Andrew Marsland, Frank Vermaeten, Evelyn Dancey, Cliff C. Groen, Andrew Brown, Soren Halverson and Suzy McDonald answered questions.

At 8:08 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

David Gagnon
Clerk of the Committee