The Standing Committee on Finance met at 3:33 p.m. this day, in Room C-120, 1 Wellington Street, the Chair, James Rajotte, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Kelly Block, Hon. Scott Brison, Robert Carrier, Bernard Généreux, Ted Menzies, Thomas J. Mulcair, Massimo Pacetti, Daniel Paillé, James Rajotte, Paul Szabo and Mike Wallace.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Mark Mahabir, Analyst; Brett Stuckey, Analyst. House of Commons: David-Andrés Novoa, Committee Clerk.
Witnesses: Canada Revenue Agency: Stephen O'Connor, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Commissioner, Finance and Administration Branch; Filipe Dinis, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Finance and Administration Branch. Department of Finance: Richard Botham, General Director, Economic Development and Corporate Finance; Sherry Harrison, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director, Corporate Services Branch; Diane Lafleur, General Director, Financial Sector Policy Branch; Alfred LeBlanc, Director, Federal-Provincial Relations; Doug Nevison, Director, Fiscal Policy Division, Economic and Fiscal Policy Branch; Geoff Trueman, Director, Business Income Tax Division; Rob Stewart, Assistant Deputy Minister, International Trade and Finance Branch. Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada: Margaret Baxter, Chief Financial Officer.
At 3:35 p.m., the Committee proceeded to sit in camera.
It was agreed, — That the Committee hold a meeting at 9:00 a.m on December 7, 2010 to resume consideration of the draft report on the Pre-budget Consultations 2010.
At 3:40 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 3:41 p.m., the sitting resumed in public.
Sherry Harrison and Stephen O'connor made statements and, with Diane Lafleur and Richard Botham answered questions.
At 3:57 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 3:58 p.m., the sitting resumed.
On motion of Ted Menzies, it was agreed, — That the Committee do now adjourn.
At 4:01 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Jean-François PagéClerk of the Committee