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February 1, 2017

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

Cabinet Committee on Agenda, Results and Communications

Sets the government’s forward agenda, tracks progress on priorities, and considers strategic communications.

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

Members
The Hon. Navdeep Singh Bains
The Hon. Scott Brison
The Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos
The Hon. Judy M. Foote
The Hon. Chrystia Freeland
The Hon. Ralph Goodale
The Hon. Mélanie Joly
The Hon. Dominic LeBlanc
The Hon. William Francis Morneau
The Hon. Harjit Singh Sajjan
The Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould


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. 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. Responsible for reporting to Parliament.

Chair
The Hon. Scott Brison

Vice-Chair
The Hon. Catherine McKenna

Members
The Hon. François-Philippe Champagne
The Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos
The Hon. William Francis Morneau
The Hon. Jane Philpott

Alternates
The Hon. James Gordon Carr
The Hon. Bardish Chagger
The Hon. Lawrence MacAulay
The Hon. Maryam Monsef
The Hon. Amarjeet Sohi


Cabinet Committee on Open Transparent Government and Parliament

Considers issues concerning the reform of democratic institutions and processes, improving government transparency and openness, and issues and strategies related to parliamentary affairs and the government’s legislative agenda.

Chair
The Hon. Carla Qualtrough

Vice-Chair
The Hon. Dominic LeBlanc

Members
The Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau
The Hon. Bardish Chagger
The Hon. Judy M. Foote
The Hon. Marc Garneau
The Hon. Karina Gould 
The Hon. Patricia A. Hajdu
The Hon. Kent Hehr
The Hon. Mélanie Joly
The Hon. Lawrence MacAulay
The Hon. Maryam Monsef
The Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould


Cabinet Committee on Growing the Middle Class

Responsible for initiatives that will strengthen and grow the middle class. Considers strategies designed to promote innovation, inclusive economic growth, opportunity, employment and social security, including sectoral strategies and initiatives.

Chair
The Hon. Jane Philpott

Vice-Chair
The Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos

Members
The Hon. Navdeep Singh Bains
The Hon. Carolyn Bennett
The Hon. Scott Brison
The Hon. James Gordon Carr
The Hon. Bardish Chagger
The Hon. Patricia A. Hajdu
The Hon. Diane Lebouthillier
The Hon. Maryam Monsef 
The Hon. William Francis Morneau
The Hon. Amarjeet Sohi


Cabinet Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

Considers issues concerning the social fabric of Canada and the promotion of Canadian pluralism. Examines initiatives designed to strengthen the relationship with Indigenous Canadians, improve the economic performance of immigrants, and promote Canadian diversity, multiculturalism, and linguistic duality.

Chair
The Hon. Amarjeet Sohi

Vice-Chair
The Hon. Mélanie Joly

Members
The Hon. Carolyn Bennett
The Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau
The Hon. Bardish Chagger
The Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos
The Hon. Patricia A. Hajdu
The Hon. Kent Hehr
The Hon. Ahmed D. Hussen 
The Hon. Diane Lebouthillier
The Hon. Maryam Monsef
The Hon. Carla Qualtrough
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, the promotion of Canadian interests and values abroad, the management of bilateral and multilateral relations, and international assistance and trade. Responsible for issues related to domestic and global security.

Chair
The Hon. Ralph Goodale

Vice-Chair
The Hon. Catherine McKenna

Members
The Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau
The Hon. François-Philippe Champagne
The Hon. Kirsty Duncan
The Hon. Chrystia Freeland
The Hon. Marc Garneau 
The Hon. Ahmed D. Hussen
The Hon. Diane Lebouthillier
The Hon. Lawrence MacAulay
The Hon. Harjit Singh Sajjan


Cabinet Committee on Canada-United States Relations

Considers issues concerning the fostering of strong relations between Canada and the United States and the advancement of mutual interests.

Chair
The Hon. Marc Garneau

Vice-Chair
The Hon. Ralph Goodale

Members
The Hon. James Gordon Carr
The Hon. Bardish Chagger
The Hon. François-Philippe Champagne 
The Hon. Kirsty Duncan 
The Hon. Chrystia Freeland 
The Hon. Karina Gould
The Hon. Ahmed D. Hussen
The Hon. Andrew Leslie
The Hon. Lawrence MacAulay 
The Hon. Catherine McKenna 
The Hon. Harjit Singh Sajjan


Cabinet Committee on Intelligence and Emergency Management

Meets as required to consider intelligence reports and priorities and to coordinate and manage responses to public emergencies and national security incidents. Regularly reviews the state of Canadian readiness.

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

Vice-Chair
The Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould

Members
The Hon. Judy M. Foote 
The Hon. Chrystia Freeland 
The Hon. Ralph Goodale  
The Hon. Karina Gould
The Hon. Dominic LeBlanc
The Hon. Jane Philpott
The Hon. Harjit Singh Sajjan


Cabinet Committee on Environment, Climate Change and Energy

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. Kirsty Duncan

Members
The Hon. Navdeep Singh Bains
The Hon. Carolyn Bennett
The Hon. James Gordon Carr
The Hon. Dominic LeBlanc
The Hon. Catherine McKenna
The Hon. Amarjeet Sohi


Cabinet Committee on Defence Procurement

Considers and coordinates major acquisitions of defence equipment.

Chair
The Hon. James Gordon Carr

Vice-Chair
The Hon. Scott Brison

Members
The Hon. Navdeep Singh Bains
The Hon. Kirsty Duncan
The Hon. Judy M. Foote
The Hon. Marc Garneau
The Hon. Harjit Singh Sajjan


Cabinet Committee on Litigation Management

This committee supports the Minister of Justice by reviewing the government’s litigation strategy and considering the policy, financial and legal implications of litigation involving the Government of Canada.

Chair
The Hon. Dominic LeBlanc

Vice-Chair
The Hon. Patricia A. Hajdu

Members
The Hon. Carolyn Bennett
The Hon. Catherine McKenna
The Hon. William Francis Morneau
The Hon. Carla Qualtrough
The Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould