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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 5
Thursday, December 9, 2021, 11:04 a.m. to 1:25 p.m.
Peter Fonseca, Chair (Liberal)

• Hon. Candice Bergen for Jake Stewart (Conservative)
• Karen Vecchio for Jake Stewart (Conservative)
House of Commons
• Hilary Jane Powell, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Brett Capwell, Analyst
• Hon. Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance
Department of Employment and Social Development
• Elisha Ram, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Skills and Employment Branch
• Douglas Wolfe, Senior Director, Strategic Policy and Legislative Reform, Strategic Policy, Analysis and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program
• Catherine Demers, Director General, Employment Insurance Policy, Skills and Employment Branch
• Benoit Cadieux, Director, Special Benefits, Employment Insurance Policy, Skills and Employment Branch
• George Rae, Director, Policy Analysis and Initiative, Employment Insurance Policy, Skills and Employment Branch
• Sébastien St-Arnaud, Manager, Labour Program
Department of Finance
• Nicholas Leswick, Associate Deputy Minister
• Maximilian Baylor, Senior Director, Personal Income Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch
• Lindsay Gwyer, Director General, Legislation, Tax Legislation Division
• Trevor McGowan, Director General, Tax Legislation Division, Tax Policy Branch
• Yves Poirier, Director, Economic Development, Personal Income Tax Division
Pursuant to the order of reference of Thursday, December 2, 2021, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-2, An Act to provide further support in response to COVID-19.

The Minister made a statement and, with Nicholas Leswick, answered questions.

At 1:25 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Alexandre Roger
Clerk of the Committee