Finance – May 16, 2017

In Committee from the House of Commons

Finance – May 16, 2017

The committee discusses the proposed Canada Infrastructure Bank as part of its study of the budget implementation bill (C-44).

MPs first hear from Toby Sanger (senior economist, Canadian Union of Public Employees); Azfar Ali Khan and Randall Bartlett (respectively director of performance and chief economist, Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy); Benjamin Dachis (associate director of research, C.D. Howe Institute); and Andy Manahan (executive director, Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario).

The second panel is comprised of David Macdonald (senior economist, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives), Mark Romoff (president and CEO, Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships) and Matti Siemiatycki (associate professor, University of Toronto). (May 16, 2017)

UPDATE: Bill C-44 received royal assent on June 22.