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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 40
Monday, May 2, 2022, 11:00 a.m. to 1:07 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Peter Fonseca, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Michaël Lambert-Racine, Analyst
• Joëlle Malo, Analyst
The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

Motion

Dan Albas moved, — That the committee invite the Commissioner of the Canada Revenue Agency to discuss the agency’s handling of advanced pricing arrangements, among other things and that the meeting be at least two hours.

It was agreed, — That the debate be now adjourned.

• Hon. Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance
Canada Border Services Agency
• Fred Gaspar, Vice-President, Commercial and Trade Branch
• Alexander Lawton, Acting Director, General Trade and Anti-Dumping Program Directorate
Canada Revenue Agency
• Robert Greene, Director General, Assessment, Benefit and Service Branch, Individual Returns Directorate
• Guy Lafrance, Director General, Collections Directorate, Collections and Verification Branch
Correctional Service of Canada
• Luc Bisson, Director General, Strategic Policy and Planning
• Chad Westmacott, Director General, Community Safety, Corrections and Criminal Justice Directorate, Crime Prevention Branch
Department of Citizenship and Immigration
• Jonathan Joshi-Koop, Acting Director, Express Entry, Stategic Policy and Planning
• Yvonne Morkos, Director, Financial Analytics, Financial Strategy
• Philip Somogyvari, Director General, Strategic Policy and Planning
Department of Employment and Social Development
• Steven Coté, Executive Director, Employment Insurance, Skills and Employment Branch
• Rouba Dabboussy, Director General, Benefits and Integrated Services Branch
• Saajida Deen, Director General, Employment Program Policy and Design, Skills and Employment Branch
• Mona El Bahar, Director, Benefits and Integrated Services Branch
• Deanne Field, Executive Director, Employment Insurance Benefits Processing, Benefits ans Integrated Services Branch
• Neal Leblanc, Acting Director, Canada Pension Plan Policy and legislation
• Anamika Mona Nandy, Director General, Employment Insurance, Skills and Employement Branch
• James Scott Patterson, Acting Director, Benefits and Integreted Services Branch
• Lorraine Pelot, Director General, Canadian Pension Plan Disability, Income Security and Social Development Branch
• Zia Proulx, Director General, Strategic Policy, Analysis and Workplace Information Directorate
• George Rae, Executive Director, Employment Insurance Policy, Skills and Employment Branch
• Joel Reimer, Manager, Strategic Initiatives and Policy Support, Employment Insurance, Skills and Employment Branch
• Fariya Syed, Director, Employment Program Policy and Design, Skills and Employment Branch
• Kristen Underwood, Director General, Seniors and Pensions Policy Secretariat
• Kevin Wagdin, Director, Old Age Security Policy and Legislation
• Douglas Wolfe, Senior Director, Strategic Policy and Legislative Reform, Strategic Policy, Analysis and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program
Department of Finance
• Julien Brazeau, Director General, Financial Crimes and Security Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch
• Gervais Coulombe, Senior Director, Excise Taxation and Legislation, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch
• Galen Countryman, Director General, Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy Branch
• Manuel Dussault, Senior Director, Framework Policy, Financial Institutions Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch
• Lindsay Gwyer, Director General, Legislation, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch
• Patrick Halley, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, International Trade and Finance Branch
• Isabelle Jacques, Assistant Deputy Minister, Financial Sector Policy Branch
• Miodrag Jovanovic, Assistant Deputy Minister, Tax Policy Branch
• Phil King, Director General, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch
• Michelle Kovacevic, Assistant Deputy Minister, Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy Branch
• Alison McDermott, Assistant Deputy Minister, Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy Branch
• Nicolas Moreau, Director General, Funds Management Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch
• Nicholas Leswick, Associate Deputy Minister
• Robert Sample, Director General, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Division, Financial Sector Policy Branch
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
• Carlos de Vera, Counsel, Global Affairs Canada Legal Services
• Lynn McDonald, Director General, International Economic Policy
Department of Industry
• Patrick Blanar, Director, Copywright and Trademark Policy Directorate
• Erin Campbell, Director, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch, Patent Policy Directorate
• Jennifer Miller, Director General, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch
• Martin Simard, Senior Director, Corporate, Insolvency and Competition Policy, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch
• Jason Wood, Executive Director, Space Exploration Policy
Department of Indigenous Services
• Curtis Bergeron, Acting Director, Regional Operations, Indigenous Services
• Douglas Fairbairn, Senior Counsel, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs
Department of Justice
• Anna Dekker, Acting Director and General Counsel, Judicial Affairs Section
• Randall Harris, Counsel, Judicial Affairs Section
• Nathalie Hébert, Manager and Senior Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section
• Melissa Moor, Counsel, Judicial Affairs Section
Privy Council Office
• Timothea Gibb, Director of Operations, Legislation and House Planning
Treasury Board Secretariat
• Elodie Bouneau, Executive Director of Platform
• Michael Karlin, Strategic Policy Team Lead
• John Millons, Director of Policy
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the committee commenced consideration of the subject matter of Bill C-19, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 7, 2022 and other measures.

The witnesses answered questions.

The Minister made a statement and answered questions.

At 12:45 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the committee continue to sit.

At 1:07 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Alexandre Roger
Clerk of the committee