Aboriginal Peoples – May 26, 2015

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Aboriginal Peoples – May 26, 2015

The committee begins its pre-study of the budget implementation bill (C-59). The following witnesses discuss Division 16 of Part 3, which amends the First Nations Fiscal Management Act: : Ernest R. Daniels (president, First Nations Finance Authority); Harold Calla (executive chair, First Nations Financial Management Board); David Paul (deputy chief commissioner, First Nations Tax Commission); Keith Martell (chair, First Nations Bank of Canada); and Allan Clarke (senior Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada official). (May 26, 2015) UPDATE: Bill C-59 received royal assent on June 23.