FINA Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
John Graham made a statement and, with Michel Leduc, answered questions.
At 5:24 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 5:27 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.
The committee resumed consideration of a draft report.
It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.
It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "Invocation of the Emergencies Act and Related Measures".
It was agreed, — That dissenting or supplementary opinions of no longer than 10 pages be submitted electronically, in both official languages, to the clerk of the committee, not later than 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.
It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the committee request that the government table a comprehensive response to the report.
It was agreed, — That the Chair, clerk and analysts be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.
ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report to the House.
At 6:23 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
Monday, June 13, 2022, at 11:02 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.
It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing order 108(2), the committee undertake a study of the current state of fiscal federalism in Canada, including, but not limited to, fiscal equalization payments, the Canada Health Transfer, the Canada Social Transfer and the possibility of a new federal transfer to equalize the disproportionate costs of climate mitigation and adaptation across Canada’s provinces and territories; that the committee endeavour to hear from the government of each province and territory as part of its study; the committee hold at least one meeting for this study prior to Friday, June 17, 2022, and; that the committee table a report to the House on this matter no later than Friday, June 16, 2023.
At 12:32 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
Monday, June 20, 2022, at 11:02 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.
It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of pre-budget consultations in advance of the 2023 budget:
(a) briefs of no longer than 2000 words be submitted through the Committee’s website no later than Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. EST;
(b) a succinct list of recommendations be included at the beginning of the written submissions;
(c) only one submission per individual or organization be accepted; thus, individuals and organizations should not submit both individually and as part of a joint submission;
(d) all those who submit a written submission will be considered as having made a request to appear before the Committee for the study;
(e) a news release be prepared by the analysts and the clerk, in consultation with the Chair, and be published on the Committee’s website and on social media as soon as possible to launch the process;
(f) members submit their prioritized lists of witnesses to the clerk for the meetings in Ottawa and in each of the ten Canadian cities the Committee plan to visit by 4 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2022.
It was agreed, — That the committee begin the study on the Current state of fiscal federalism in Canada.
The witnesses made statements and answered questions.
At 1:03 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.