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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 116
Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 3:33 p.m. to 5:18 p.m.
John Williamson, Chair (Conservative)

• Stephanie Kusie for Jake Stewart (Conservative)
• Eric Melillo for Jake Stewart (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Mahdi Benmoussa, Analyst
• Dillan Theckedath, Analyst
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
• Chris Moran, Assistant Deputy Minister, Indigenous Affairs Branch
• Shawn Tupper, Deputy Minister
Office of the Auditor General
• Karen Hogan, Auditor General of Canada
• Mélanie Joanisse, Director
• Jo Ann Schwartz, Principal
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
• Warren Brown, Assistant Commissioner, Indigenous and Support Services
• Bryan Larkin, Deputy Commissioner, Specialized Policing Services
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(g), the committee commenced consideration of Report 3, First Nations and Inuit Policing Program, of the 2024 Reports 2 to 4 of the Auditor General of Canada referred to the committee on Tuesday, March 19, 2024.

Karen Hogan, Shaun Tupper and Bryan Larkin made statements and, with other witnesses, answered questions.


John Nater moved, — That, in relation to the committee’s ongoing work on government contracting and further to the information provided by the Treasury Board Secretariat on April 12, 2024, the committee order:

(a) the production of copies of the 140 conflict of interest declarations filed in the 2022-23 fiscal year and the 162 conflict of interest declarations filed in the 2023-24 fiscal year concerning public servants employed in the core public administration who were involved in contractual relationships with the Government of Canada;

(b) the production of copies of any conflict of interest declarations filed in the 2022-23 and 2023-24 fiscal years by persons employed by the federal government, including Crown corporations, but outside of the core public administration, who were involved in contractual relationships with the Government of Canada; and

(c) the production of records which detail all payments made in respect of the contractual relationships disclosed in the declarations referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b), provided that

provided that

(d) the names and contact information of the public servants may be redacted;

(e) for greater certainty, no redactions shall be applied to the names of contracting entities or the value of the contractual relationship disclosed, including, where multiple relationships are disclosed, the value of each contractual relationship disclosed; and

(f) these documents, with only the redactions authorized by paragraph (d), shall be deposited with the Clerk of the Committee, in both official languages,

(i) in the case of the documents referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b), within 21 days of the adoption of this order, and

(ii) in the case of documents referred to in paragraph (c), within 35 days of the adoption of this order.

    At 5:18 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

    Hilary Smyth
    Clerk of the committee