Banking, Trade and Commerce – May 1, 2013

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Banking, Trade and Commerce – May 1, 2013

Banking, Trade and Commerce

Senators continue their consideration of Bill S-17, the Tax Conventions Implementation Act. This bill implements Canada’s recently concluded tax treaties with Namibia, Serbia, Poland and Hong Kong, as well as tax agreements with Luxembourg and Switzerland.

Jack Mintz of University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak of Lexsage Professional Corporation, and Nick Pantaleo of PricewaterhouseCoopers testify.

UPDATE: Bill S-17 received royal assent on June 19.