Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates

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The House of Commons Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates (OGGO) is a standing committee of the Canadian House of Commons.


  • Review the effectiveness of government operations
  • Review expenditure budgets of central departments and agencies
  • Examine all estimates documents
  • Co-ordinate cross-departmental mandates
  • Approve new information and communication technologies adopted by the government
  • Review statutory programs, tax expenditures, loan guaranties and contingency funds
  • Regulate private foundations deriving the majority of their funding from the federal government
  • Examine and conduct studies related to the following federal organizations:
    • The Privy Council Office
    • The Prime Minister’s Office
    • The Treasury Board Secretariat
    • Public Works and Government Services Canada
    • The Public Services Human Resources Management Agency of Canada
    • The Canada School of Public Service
    • The Office of the Governor-General of Canada
    • The Public Service Labour Relations Board
    • The Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat
    • The Canada Lands Company
    • The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
    • The Canada Post Corporation
    • Defence Construction (1951) Ltd.
    • Old Port of Montréal Corporation Inc.
    • The Public Sector Pension Investment Board
    • Queens Quay West Land Corp.
    • The Royal Canadian Mint


Party Member District
  Conservative Mike Wallace, vice-chair Burlington, ON
  Conservative Scott Armstrong Cumberland—Colchester—Musquodoboit Valley, NS
  Conservative Kelly Block Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar, SK
  Conservative Peter Braid Kitchener—Waterloo, ON
  Conservative Ron Cannan Kelowna—Lake Country, BC
  Conservative Jacques Gourde Lotbinière—Chutes-de-la-Chaudière, QC
  Conservative Bernard Trottier Etobicoke—Lakeshore, ON
     Liberal John McCallum, vice-chair Markham—Unionville, ON
     New Democratic Party Pat Martin, chair Winnipeg Centre, MB
     New Democratic Party Denis Blanchette Louis-Hébert, QC
     New Democratic Party Alexandre Boulerice Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie, QC
     New Democratic Party Mathieu Ravignat Pontiac, QC


  • Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure (SOGG)


Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates (OGGO)