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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 58
Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 4:02 p.m. to 5:26 p.m.
Hon. Wayne Easter, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Andrew Barton, Analyst
• Brett Capwell, Analyst
• Hon. Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue
Canada Revenue Agency
• Ted Gallivan, Assistant Commissioner, Compliance Programs Branch
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, the committee resumed its study of Canada Revenue Agency’s Efforts to Combat Tax Avoidance and Evasion.

The Minister made a statement and, with Ted Gallivan, answered questions.

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

On motion of Peter Julian, it was agreed, — That the committee request that the government initiate a public inquiry under the Income Tax Act, or the Inquiries Act, to investigate tax planning by KPMG, or any of its subsidiaries, in the Isle of Man; the possible involvement of the sword companies Shashqua, Katar, Sceax, Spatha, and Parrhesia corporations; to investigate tax fraud in the Cinar, Norshield, and Mount Real cases and any possible links with the KPMG Isle of Man tax planning and/or Isle of Man’s sword companies; and that this be reported to the House.

At 5:26 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Alexandre Roger
Clerk of the Committee