The Standing Committee on Public Accounts met in a televised session at 4:31 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, Shawn Murphy, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: David Christopherson, Bonnie Crombie, Luc Desnoyers, Meili Faille, Daryl Kramp, Hon. Shawn Murphy, Yasmin Ratansi, Andrew Saxton, Bev Shipley, John Weston and Terence Young.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Andrew Kitching, Analyst; Alex Smith, Analyst.
Witnesses: Office of the Auditor General of Canada: Sheila Fraser, Auditor General of Canada; Neil Maxwell, Assistant Auditor General. Department of Finance: Rob Wright, Deputy Minister; Barbara Anderson, Assistant Deputy Minister, Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy Branch. Treasury Board Secretariat: Rod Monette, Comptroller General of Canada; John M. Morgan, Assistant Comptroller General, Financial Management and Analysis Sector. Privy Council Office: Alfred A. MacLeod, Assistant Deputy Minister, Intergovernmental Policy; Krista Campbell, Acting Director General, Sectoral Analysis. Public Sector Accounting Board: Nola Buhr, Chair; Tim Beauchamp, Director.
Sheila Fraser, Rob Wright, Rod Monette and Nola Buhr made statements and, with the other witnesses, answered questions.
On motion of Yasmin Ratansi, it was agreed, — That the Fourth Report of the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts be adopted.
At 6:03 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Joann GarbigClerk of the Committee