REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE

Thursday, October 27, 2011

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications

has the honour to present its

SECOND REPORT


Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 to examine and report on emerging issues related to the Canadian airline, respectfully requests funds for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012 and requests, for the purpose of such study, that it be empowered:

a)      to engage the services of such counsel, technical, clerical and other personnel as may be necessary;

b)      to travel inside Canada; and

c)      to travel outside of Canada.

Pursuant to Chapter 3:06, section 2(1)(c) of the Senate Administrative Rules, the budget submitted to the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration and the report thereon of that committee are appended to this report.

Respectfully submitted,

Dennis Dawson
Chair


STANDING SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS

SPECIAL STUDY ON EMERGING ISSUES RELATED TO THE CANADIAN AIRLINE INDUSTRY

APPLICATION FOR BUDGET AUTHORIZATION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2012

Extract from the Journals of the Senate, Wednesday, June 15, 2011:

The Honourable Senator Dawson moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Day:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications be authorized to examine and report on emerging issues related to the Canadian airline industry, including but not limited to:

(a) its performance and long-term viability in the changing global market;

(b) its place within Canada;

(c) its business relationship with their passengers;

(d) its important economic effect in the Canadian communities where airports are located; and

That the committee report to the Senate from time to time, with a final report no later than June 28, 2012 and that the committee retain all powers necessary to publicize its findings until 180 days after the tabling of the final report.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted. 

Gary W. O’Brien
Clerk of the Senate


APPENDIX (B) TO THE REPORT

THURSDAY, October 27, 2011

The Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration has examined the budget presented to it by the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications for the proposed expenditures of the said Committee for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012 for the purpose of its special study on the Canadian airline industry, as authorized by the Senate on Wednesday, June 15, 2011. The said budget is as follows: 

Professional and Other Services 
$            0
Transportation and Communications
$ 106,134
All Other Expenditures
$     3,500

Total 

$ 109,634

Respectfully submitted,

DAVID TKACHUK
Chair


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