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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 6
Monday, November 16, 2020, 6:36 p.m. to 8:48 p.m.
Robert Kitchen (Conservative)

House of Commons
• Angela Crandall, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Raphaëlle Deraspe, Analyst
• Lindsay McGlashan, Analyst
• Hon. Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement
Department of Public Works and Government Services
• André Fillion, Assistant Deputy Minister, Defence and Marine Procurement, Acquisitions Program
• Stephanie Kirkland, Assistant Deputy Minister, Pay Administration Branch
• Bill Matthews, Deputy Minister
• Michael Mills, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Procurement Branch
• Arianne Reza, Assistant Deputy Minister, Procurement
• James Stott, Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, Planning and Communications Branch
• Wojciech Zielonka, Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Administration Branch
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4) and the motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, October 8, 2020, the committee commenced consideration of the Main Estimates 2020-21: Vote 1 under Canada Post Corporation, Vote 1 under Canada School of Public Service, Vote 1 under Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat, Vote 1 under Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board, Votes 1 and 5 under Department of Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1 and 5 under National Capital Commission, Vote 1 under Office of the Governor General's Secretary, Vote 1 under Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer, Vote 1 under Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Vote 1 under Privy Council Office, Vote 1 under Public Service Commission, Vote 1 under Senate, and Votes 1 and 5 under Shared Services Canada, Votes 1, 5, 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 under Treasury Board Secretariat, referred to the committee on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

The minister made a statement and, with André Fillion, Stephanie Kirkland, Bill Matthews, Arianne Reza, James Stott, and Wojciech Zielonka, answered questions.

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

It was agreed, — That the order adopted by the committee on Monday, November 2, 2020 pertaining to the request to the Parliamentary Budget Officer be discharged and replaced with the following:

That the committee requests that the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer undertake a costing analysis of building the Canadian Surface Combatants and building the FREMM, the Type 31e and other possible competing ships and that the report containing this analysis be presented to the Chair of the Committee by Friday, February 5, 2021.

At 8:48 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Paul Cardegna
Clerk of the Committee