Main Estimates: Jean-Yves Duclos Grilled Over PBO Reports

In Committee from the House of Commons

Main Estimates: Jean-Yves Duclos Grilled Over PBO Reports

Government Operations and Estimates – November 4, 2020:

Treasury Board President Jean-Yves Duclos discusses the main estimates for his department and government agencies under his purview. Minister Duclos faces questions over issues of transparency with the parliamentary budget officer, the government’s pandemic spending, and the now-cancelled contract with WE Charity to administer a student grants program.

Also speaking to the committee are Treasury Board Secretariat’s Karen Cahill, Sandra Hassan, and Glenn Purves; as well as the Department of Finance’s Alison McDermott.