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January 28, 2019

CABINET COMMITTEE MANDATE AND MEMBERSHIP

The Minister of Finance and the President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government are ex-officio members of Committees where they are not shown as standing members.


Cabinet Committee on Agenda, Results and Communications

Tracks progress on the Government’s agenda and priorities, considers strategic communications issues related to advancing the government’s agenda, and all aspects of Parliamentary business. While the committee meets weekly, the Prime Minister will preside as chair as required.

Chair             The Rt. Hon. Justin P. J. Trudeau

Vice-Chair     The Hon. Dominic LeBlanc

Members

The Hon. Navdeep Singh Bains

The Hon. Bardish Chagger

The Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos

The Hon. Chrystia Freeland

The Hon. Ralph Goodale

The Hon. Catherine McKenna

The Hon. William Francis Morneau

The Hon. Carla Qualtrough

The Hon. Pablo Rodriguez

The Hon. Amarjeet Sohi

 

Treasury Board

Acts as the government’s management board. Provides oversight of the government’s financial management and spending, as well as oversight on human resources issues. Provides oversight on complex horizontal issues such as defence procurement and modernizing the pay system. Responsible for reporting to Parliament. Is the employer for the public service, and establishes policies and common standards for administrative, personnel, financial and organizational practices across government. Fulfills the role of the Committee of Council in approving regulatory policies and regulations, and most orders-in-council.

Chair             The Hon. Jane Philpott

Vice-Chair     The Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos

Members

The Hon. Mélanie Joly

The Hon. William Francis Morneau

The Hon. Mary Ng

The Hon. Carla Qualtrough

Alternates

The Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau

The Hon. James Gordon Carr

The Hon. Patricia A. Hajdu

The Hon. Ahmed Hussen

The Hon. Bernadette Jordan

The Hon. Seamus Thomas Harris O’Regan

The Hon. Ginette C. Petitpas Taylor

The Hon. Harjit Singh Sajjan

 

Cabinet Committee on Growing the Middle Class and Inclusion

Responsible for initiatives that will strengthen and grow the middle class through innovation, inclusive economic growth, employment and social security, as well as issues concerning the social fabric of Canada and the promotion of Canadian pluralism.

Chair             The Hon. Carla Qualtrough

Vice-Chair     The Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos

Members

The Hon. Navdeep Singh Bains

The Hon. Carolyn Bennett

The Hon. François-Philippe Champagne

The Hon. Patricia A. Hajdu

The Hon. Ahmed Hussen

The Hon. Mélanie Joly

The Hon. Bernadette Jordan

The Hon. Diane Lebouthillier

The Hon. Maryam Monsef

The Hon. William Francis Morneau

The Hon. Mary Ng

The Hon. Pablo Rodriguez

The Hon. Filomena Tassi

 

Cabinet Committee on Canada-U.S. Relations, Trade Diversification and Internal Trade

Considers issues concerning the fostering of strong relations between Canada and the United States and the advancement of mutual interests as well as trade diversification and questions of internal trade.

Chair             The Hon. Marc Garneau

Vice-Chair     The Hon. Karina Gould

Members

The Hon. Navdeep Singh Bains

The Hon. William Sterling Blair

The Hon. James Gordon Carr

The Hon. Kirsty Duncan

The Hon. Chrystia Freeland

The Hon. Ralph Goodale

The Hon. Ahmed Hussen

The Hon. David Lametti

The Hon. Dominic LeBlanc

The Hon. Lawrence MacAulay

The Hon. William Francis Morneau

The Hon. Mary Ng

The Hon. Harjit Singh Sajjan

 

Cabinet Committee on Reconciliation

The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed nation-to-nation, Inuit-Crown and government-to-government relationship with First Nations, Inuit and the Métis Nation based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation, and partnership. Building on the work of the Working Group of Ministers on the Review of Laws and Policies Related to Indigenous Peoples, this committee examines initiatives designed to strengthen the relationship with Indigenous Canadians.

Chair             The Hon. James Gordon Carr

Vice-Chair     The Hon. Jonathan Wilkinson

Members

The Hon. Carolyn Bennett

The Hon. François-Philippe Champagne

The Hon. David Lametti

The Hon. Dominic LeBlanc

The Hon. Catherine McKenna

The Hon. Maryam Monsef

The Hon. Seamus Thomas Harris O’Regan

The Hon. Pablo Rodriguez

The Hon. Amarjeet Sohi

The Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould

 

Cabinet Committee on Environment and Clean Growth

Considers issues concerning sustainable development, the stewardship of Canada’s natural resources, environment, energy, water and Canada’s contribution to addressing climate change.

Chair             The Hon. Mélanie Joly

Vice-Chair     The Hon. Lawrence MacAulay

Members

The Hon. Navdeep Singh Bains

The Hon. Bardish Chagger

The Hon. Kirsty Duncan

The Hon. Diane Lebouthillier

The Hon. Catherine McKenna

The Hon. Amarjeet Sohi

The Hon. Filomena Tassi

The Hon. Jonathan Wilkinson

The Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould

 

Cabinet Committee on Canada in the World and Public Security

Considers issues concerning Canada’s engagement with and participation in the international community. Responsible for issues related to domestic and global security and the consideration of intelligence reports.

Chair             The Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor

Vice-Chair     The Hon. Kirsty Duncan

Members

The Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau

The Hon. William Sterling Blair

The Hon. Chrystia Freeland

The Hon. Marc Garneau

The Hon. Ralph Goodale

The Hon. Karina Gould

The Hon. Harjit Singh Sajjan

The Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould