In Committee from the Senate of Canada - National Finance - June 10, 2014 - Part 1
Senators Irving Gerstein and Céline Hervieux-Payette, respectively the chair and deputy chair of the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce, present the report on their committee's pre-study of the budget implementation bill. Six Senate committees conducted separate pre-studies of Bill C-31. The Banking committee held five hearings on the bill and heard from witnesses including Finance Minister Joe Oliver. (June 10, 2014) UPDATE: Bill C-31 received royal assent on June 19.