Meeting No. 81
MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Wednesday, May 6, 1998
The Standing Committee on Finance met at 3:29 o’clock p.m., this day, in Room 362, East Block, the Chair, Maurizio Bevilacqua, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Maurizio Bevilacqua, Yvan Loubier, Gary Pillitteri, Karen Redman, Nelson Riis, Monte Solberg, Paul Szabo, Paddy Torsney and Tony Valeri.
Other Member present: Paul Crête.
In attendance: From the Research Branch of the Library of Parliament: Richard Domingue, Research Officer.
Witnesses: Office of the Auditor General of Canada: Denis Desautels, Auditor General of Canada; Ron Thompson, Assistant Auditor General. Treasury Board of Canada, Secretariat: Peter Harder,Secretary of the Treasury Board and Comptroller General of Canada; Colin Potts, Deputy Comptroller General.
In accordance with the Order of Reference of the House of Commons of Tuesday, March 31, 1998, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-36, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 24, 1998. (See Minutes of Proceedings of Thursday, April 2, 1998, Meeting No. 67).
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Denis Desautels and Peter Harder made statements and, with Ron Thompson and Colin Potts, answered questions.
At 5:21 o’clock p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Clerk of the Committee