National Finance – May 27, 2015 – Part 1

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

National Finance – May 27, 2015 – Part 1

Senior officials from Employment and Social Development Canada, Finance Canada, Industry Canada, and Canadian Heritage testify as the committee continues with its pre-study of the budget implementation act (C-59).

Siobhan Harty, Brad Recker, Denis Martel, Scott Vasudev, Andrew Brown, Charles Philippe Rochon, Nathalie Théberge, Thomas Owen Ripley, Margaret Hill and David Charter discuss provisions such as enhancing the universal child care benefit, enacting the Federal Balanced Budget Act, and increasing the maximum amount of compassionate care leave. (May 27, 2015) UPDATE: Bill C-59 received royal assent on June 23.