National Finance – May 29, 2013

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

National Finance – May 29, 2013

National Finance

The committee begins hearing from non-governmental witnesses on the government’s budget implementation bill (C-60).

Laura Eggertson, president of the Adoption Council of Canada, Neil Pierce, president of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada’s Alberta and Northwest division, and Rob Cunningham, senior policy analyst for the Canadian Cancer Society, discuss the bill’s measures dealing with adoption-related expenses, a new credit for first-time donors, and higher tobacco taxes.

UPDATE: Bill C-60 received royal assent on June 26.