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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 38
Monday, November 14, 2022, 11:00 a.m. to 12:54 p.m.
Kelly McCauley, Chair (Conservative)

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• Diana Ambrozas, Analyst
• Ryan van den Berg, Analyst
Public Health Agency of Canada
• Christopher Allison, Director General, Data Management, Analysis and Innovation
• Jennifer Lutfallah, Vice President, Health Security and Regional Operations Branch
Canada Border Services Agency
• Kelly Belanger, Deputy Chief Information Officer
• Ted Gallivan, Executive Vice-President
• Jonathan Moor, Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
• Erin O'Gorman, President
Public Safety Canada
• Stéphane Caron, Chief Information Officer
Shared Services Canada
• Kristina Casey, Assistant Deputy Minister, Citizen and Business Branch
Department of Public Works and Government Services
• Ron Cormier, Director General, Business and Technology Solutions Sector
• Michael Mills, Assistant Deputy Minister, Procurement Branch
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, October 17, 2022, the committee resumed its study of the ArriveCAN application.

Erin O’Gorman, Michael Mills, Jennifer Lutfallah and Kristina Casey made statements and, with Christopher Allen, Kelly Belanger, Ron Cormier, Ted Gallivan and Jonathan Moor, answered questions.

At 12:15 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:18 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Questioning of the witnesses resumed.

It was agreed, — That the speaking notes presented today by the Canada Border Services Agency, Public Works and Government Services Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada, and Shared Services Canada, be taken as read and appended to the Evidence of today's meeting.

On motion of Gord Johns, it was agreed, — That the committee recommend the Procurement Ombudsman assess whether contracts awarded by departments in relation to the ArriveCAN application were issued in a fair, open, and transparent manner, and whether contracts awarded on a noncompetitive basis were issued in compliance with the Financial Administration Act, its regulations, and applicable policies and procedures.

At 12:54 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Paul Cardegna
Clerk of the committee